The Nature Conservancy in Wisconsin
The Nature Conservancy in Wisconsin is the state chapter of the national organization. They are active in a number of areas in Wisconsin, listed here. Links for all are available at the Links Tab.
Catherine Wolter Wilderness Area. A 2,249 acre preserve located in Vilas County near Presque Isle. It is in the border lakes area which links the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest with the Ottawa National Forest in Michigan, providing an important wildlife corridor.
Caroline Lake Preserve. 1,044 acres in Ashland County, near Mellon.
Wild Rivers Legacy Forest. A joint project with the DNR, International Paper, Conservation Forestry LLC, and Forest Investment Associates in Florence, Forest and Marinette Counties. The Nature Conservancy was instrumental in the establishment of the preserve, but is not a landowner or manager.
Guido Rahr, Sr. Tenderfoot Forest Reserve. A 971 acre preserve in Vilas County northeast of Boulder Junction.
The Nature Conservancy in Wisconsin publishes Wisconsin Update a quarterly newsletter. The most recent issue is available on their website, and it is sent to contributors are no cost. Relevant articles are contained in the bibliography on this site.
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