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NWLT Board Members Involved in 50 Years of Conservation

Published on April 29, 2019 by in News

A number of our Board members (in bold) are slated to give programs in their area of expertise in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Nicolet College. John Bates, naturalist/author, coordinated several programs to highlight 50 years of natural resource management in the northwoods.  Ron Eckstein, Retired WDNR Wildlife Biologist, is giving a talk on 50 years of Wildlife Conservation at Nicolet

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NWLT has added staff: Welcome Carrie and Kari!

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The Northwoods Land Trust recently expanded our staff. We are delighted to announce that Carrie Rasmussen is now our Development Coordinator and Kari Kirschbaum is the new Land Protection Specialist. Carrie and Kari join Conservation Specialist Trisha Moore, Outreach & Monitoring Coordinator Sandy Lotto, and Executive Director Bryan Pierce as we continue our critical work

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50 Attended NWLT’s Annual Meeting & Dedication

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We had a wonderful turnout for the Northwoods Land Trust’s 2018 Annual Meeting on June 22nd at the Presque Isle Community Center in Vilas County. The event was held jointly with the Last Wilderness Conservation Association. A light lunch, open to the public, offered a great opportunity to meet the board members and staff of both land trust organizations. The

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Van Vliet Lake Conservation Area donated in December

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As a very special Christmas gift last December, NWLT received our most recent donation of conservation land. Donated by Paulette Cary in memory of her husband, Jerry, this 2.4-acre parcel includes about 377 feet of frontage on Van Vliet Lake. The parcel is also adjacent to another lot with 345 feet of frontage that Paulette donated previously

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New Marshall Wildlife Conservation Area in Lac du Flambeau Open to the Public

Published on April 29, 2019 by in News

In September, 2016, the Northwoods Land Trust received an outright donation of a 96-acre parcel of land in the Town of Lac du Flambeau, Vilas County. The property is exceptional wildlife habitat with about 1.3 miles of natural shoreline on Koernet Creek, which is currently dammed into a large beaver pond wetland, and is home to nesting swans and

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Congratulations to Gathering Waters 2017 Award Winners!

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Congratulations to NWLT board member Dan Wisniewski and NWLT conservation easement donors Terry and DiAnne Hatch for their respective land conservation leadership awards. Gathering Waters, Wisconsin’s Alliance for Land Trusts, presented the 2017 awards at a celebration event on September 21st at the Monona Terrace in Madison. Dan was awarded the 2017 Harold “Bud” Jordahl

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Interstate Falls Donated to the Town of Kimball

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More than 50 people attended the official dedication of the Interstate Falls property on Sat., June 25th, 2016, where NWLT donated the deed to the property to the local township, ensuring public access to the site for generations to come. For 58 years the previous owners, Don and Nancy Siebert, allowed the public to hike on their property and view the

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NWLT reaches 11,000-acre milestone!

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With the recording of our 76th conservation easement donation at our 2016 Annual Meeting on June 25th, the Northwoods Land Trust reached a major milestone for any land trust – conserving over 11,000 acres of land. That conservation easement was granted by James and Joy Perry on 99 acres in Iron County which includes 625 feet of frontage along

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Voluntary Land Conservation

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Voluntary Conservation by Private Landowners can: Preserve Natural Shorelands Protect Critical Natural Areas Promote Sustainable Forest Management Conserve Natural Habitat Enhance Recreational Opportunities Provide for Lasting Enjoyment by Future Generations The Northwoods Land Trust (NWLT) is a non-profit, tax-exempt conservation organization headquartered in Eagle River, Wisconsin. We work with property owners who care about their

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