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When you become a member of the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, you join a conservation community of more than 5,000 members who share a passion for protecting Wisconsin’s lands, waters, and wildlife. Your membership makes our state a better place to live, now and in the future.  

These projects were funded by our Foundation members and through our Wisconsin Conservation Endowment.

Stories of Change

Feathers – Finders Keepers? Not Really . . .

For generations, feathers have been used in many decorative ways. Once removed from the bird, there is no way to know how they were acquired. The federal migratory bird act of 1972 put specific laws in place to protect all birds to keep them from being killed for their feathers.

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