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Snowshoe Series – Explore Lakes, Bogs & Hemlock Groves

The Northwoods Land Trust is offering three guided snowshoe hikes to celebrate the new year. The lineup starts on January 24 at the Tillicum Conservation Area to explore off trail in the woods and along lakes in Iron County. Next up, on February 9, the Tower Nibiiwan Conservation Area in Oneida County features a secluded

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The Pinkerton Legacy of Land on Thunder Lake

Tad and Hannah Pinkerton left their legacy with the donation of 62 acres of land on the southern end of Thunder Lake in Three Lakes in Oneida County. The property boasts over one mile of wild and rugged frontage. It is dominated by bogs and spruce and tamarack forest, protecting water quality and providing wildlife

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Learn About Natural Solutions to Climate Change

The Northwoods Land Trust (NWLT) launched its new Climate Conservation Solutions Initiative to raise awareness and support of natural solutions to our changing climate. Land conservation is a tool that offers real hope. If you support land conservation, it’s climate action in its truest form. NWLT created educational resources on forests, wetlands and shorelands to

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Fall Newsletter: Projects, Stories & Strategies

Our Fall 2022 newsletter is available for viewing and downloading! It features: Tower Nibiiwan Conservation Area donation by the Noel family (Oneida County); A new, large conservation easement in Iron County; Climate Conservation Solutions Initiative, and more!      

 
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Holmboe Conifer Forest Inducted into Old-Growth Forest Network

The Holmboe Conifer Forest State Natural Area was inducted into the Old-Growth Forest Network (OGFN) on October 6th.  The 32-acre land trust-owned property, located in the homelands of the Anishinabe people, lies along the Pelican River in Rhinelander. It features outstanding examples of mature and old-growth stands of hemlocks, pines and white cedar, which made

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Tower Nibbiwan Conservation Area is Turnkey Property

The Tower Nibiiwan Conservation Area is in the Town of Sugar Camp in Oneida County and was gifted by David and Kathy Noel on June 22, 2022.  The name, given by the Noels, refers to the old fire tower that sat near Indian Lake and the Ojibwe word meaning wet or watery. It is 31

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Annual Report Reflects on Achievements Over Past Year

Published on August 9, 2022 by in News

The Northwoods Land Trust’s latest ANNUAL REPORT summarizes all of the local conservation projects, stewardship activities and organizational developments from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022. During the timespan of this report, 360 acres of land and three miles of shoreland was protected by NWLT, thanks to the generosity of six families. Also included

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Shoreland Protection Outreach in Vilas & Langlade Counties

Published on June 21, 2022 by in News

The Northwoods Land Trust’s Shoreland Protection Initiative is currently being promoted to shoreland residents in Vilas County and northern Langlade County. If you are resident in these two counties, and received a mailing from us recently, please contact us regarding land protection options that are available to you. The Initiative aims to permanently conserve extensive

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Land Conservation Leadership Award Presented to Meta Reigel Brandt

Meta Reigel Brandt of Waupaca and Sherman, Wisconsin received the 2022 Harold “Bud” Jordahl Lifetime Achievement Award by Gathering Waters: Wisconsin’s Alliance for Land Trusts on June 10, 2022. Charles Carlin, Gathering Waters Director of Strategic Initiatives, presented the award to Meta at Northwoods Land Trust’s Annual Meeting at the Sherman Town Hall in Iron

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Read our Spring/Summer Newsletter

Published on May 16, 2022 by in News

Our Spring/Summer 2002 newsletter is available for viewing and downloading! It features: Dugout Lake Conservation Easement donation by the Fuller family (Oneida County); Conservation focus areas; and Two new conservation donations from the Towner-Sposito family and Killebrew family in the Springstead region of Iron County. Featured photo of Dugout Lake – by Mark Bugnaski

 
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