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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 Initiative Underway in Vilas County

Published on June 21, 2022 by in News

The Northwoods Land Trust’s (NWLT) Shoreland Protection Initiative is currently being promoted to shoreland residents in Vilas County and northern Langlade County. The goals of the Shoreland Protection Initiative are to educate the public about the value of protecting privately-owned, undeveloped shoreline along our lakes, ponds, rivers and streams in Wisconsin’s northwoods, and to motivate

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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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Register for the 2022 Annual Meeting & Learn About the American Marten

Published on April 27, 2022 by in News

The 2022 Northwoods Land Trust Annual Meeting will be held on Friday, June 10th at 1 pm the Sherman Town Hall outdoor pavilion in Iron County to showcase the conservation projects over the past year as well as programmatic accomplishments and a financial report. RSVP Now! The featured guest presenter is Zach Wilson of the

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New Video Series – Conserving Private Lands

Published on March 25, 2022 by in News

Our new four-part video series titled ‘Conserving Private Lands’ features landowners who have donated conservation easements and showcases how private landowners have a role to play in preserving Wisconsin’s landscape. Learn why landowners are motivated to forever protect their lands, and what features of the properties are conservation priorities of the Northwoods Land Trust (NWLT).

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Celebrate the New Year by Snowshoeing

Check out our calendar of events and bust out your snowshoes with NWLT to celebrate the new year and reflect on what was accomplished in 2021: five new properties were conserved, protecting approximately 522 acres of additional land, 3 miles of lake shoreline, and 1 mile of river & stream shoreline. Thank you to the

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Year-End Special Appeal for Land Stewardship Program

During this season of giving, please offer a year-end charitable gift to our Land Stewardship Program. Conserving land for generations to come requires that the Northwoods Land Trust has sufficient stewardship funds to care for the 14,312 acres and 77 miles of lake and river shoreline under our protection. Occasionally, we need to seek donor

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Browse our Fall/Winter Newsletter

Our fall / winter 2021 newsletter is available for viewing and downloading! It features the completion of the Beaver Creek Hemlocks land campaign; the story of eastern hemlock; changes to our staff and board of directors; and the Minocqua Thoroughfare Conservation Easement. If you’d like to support our efforts, please join as a member or

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