Leaving a Lasting Legacy for the Northwoods
The Northwoods Land Trust permanently conserves natural shorelands, woodlands and other natural resources to benefit present and future generations in Vilas, Oneida, Forest, Florence, Iron, Price and Langlade Counties.
Protecting our woods and waters
Since 2001, the Northwoods Land Trust has worked with hundreds of families and partner organizations to forever protect land in northern Wisconsin. Together, we can ensure a future with abundant forests, natural lakes and clean rivers.
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Things to Know
The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that
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Explore the three initiatives that NWLT is advancing to benefit current and future generations.
Old-Growth Forest Initiative
Less than 1% of old-growth forest remains in northern Wisconsin today and they deserve protection.
Shoreland Protection Initiative
Our region includes one of the highest densities of inland freshwater lakes in the world and headwaters to major river systems.
Conservation Priority & Climate Resilient Areas
Nature-based solutions offer real hope for lessening climate impacts at home and capturing and storing carbon.
Be a part of shaping our northwoods heritage. You can help ensure future generations experience our land and water as we do today.