Explore our work in Wisconsin — from protecting public lands and migratory songbird habitat to helping one couple leave a legacy to the future!
Nature Conservancy co-founder recognized for his commitment to protecting Wisconsin’s lands and waters for people and nature.
Your seasonal guide to plants, animals and special places in the Badger State!
When the snow is gone, spring burn season begins. See how we use controlled fire to renew prairies and restore native habitats so plants and wildlife can thrive.
The Nature Conservancy and its partners are working with farmers in Wisconsin and other Great Lakes states to find innovative ways to produce food more sustainably while protecting clean water in our rivers and lakes.
We’ve been working with farmers and other partners in the Pecatonica River watershed to test a new approach to cleaning up Wisconsin’s waters, and we’re getting some great results.
The Conservancy helped The Prairie Enthusiasts purchase a historic barn and expand grassland habitat at Military Ridge. Learn more
Oak trees in the Baraboo Hills are declining. See how we’re restoring oak forest for birds and other wildlife.
Meet 11-year-old Olivia, one of Wisconsin’s youngest beekeepers, and get the scoop on her bees’ connection to Spring Green Preserve.
See how one Wisconsin family is sharing their love of nature and spending time outdoors with their son.
The Nature Conservancy supports a motorboat ordinance to protect the health of Lulu Lake and the safety and enjoyment of the lake for all users.
Photographer Mike McDowell uses digiscoping to get intimate shots of Wisconsin birds. Learn how
It’s the season of giving back and giving thanks. Here’s Jeff Rusinow’s inspiring story of saving a place for birds. What’s yours?
We’re protecting an island refuge in the Great Lakes for migratory birds and other wildlife. Explore
See how one man’s youthful experience at camp led him to help conserve Wisconsin’s Northwoods. Explore
The Nature Conservancy is protecting breeding and migratory habitat for birds across America’s Heartland—which is good news for birds and the people who love watching them. Explore
See how prescribed fire can be used safely to restore native habitats and provide benefits to people, plants and wildlife. Explore
The Conservancy and its partners are protecting habitat that is critical for birds during migration. See how
By including The Nature Conservancy in your estate plans, you will make a big difference for the lands and waters in Wisconsin you love. Learn more
Family’s love of land along Mississippi River leads to conservation of bluffland and prairie.
See Wisconsin’s beauty in photos by Darryl Beers and haiku poetry by Reed Hardy.
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Love of nature is shared by four generations of the Oberhauser family. Learn more
Scientist unlocks secrets to the survival of the Hine’s emerald dragonfly at Mink River Preserve. Explore
Bob Hansis helps nature make a comeback in southwest Wisconsin. See how
Helping protect clean water and the wild rice that sustains the Bad River people. Learn more
Clough Island is the centerpiece of the St. Louis River Estuary and essential to its protection. Learn More
See what’s moving, crawling, swimming and flying through the Badger State!
The Nature Conservancy has long recognized the importance of America’s public lands. See what we’ve helped to conserve in Wisconsin.
Thanks to people like you, 2014 was a great year for land and water conservation at The Nature Conservancy in Wisconsin! Enjoy this beautiful slideshow of the lands, waters, plants and animals you helped protect.