Dugan Squash Lake Nature Preserve
The highlight of the property is a unique esker peninsusla that extends into Squash Lake.
The property includes several acres of undeveloped woodlands and a very unique, long, narrow esker peninsula extending out into Squash Lake. All together, the property includes about 4,088 feet of natural shoreline on Squash Lake.
In December of 2009, the property was donated by Patrick Dugan and Sue Hausserman-Dugan.
Town of Woodboro, Oneida County
Ownership: Northwoods Land Trust
The best way to access the preserve is by water. There is a public boat launch on Squash Lake Rd. on the east side of the lake.
Coordinates for the boat launch are 45.593072, -89.541123.
Dugan Squash Preserve parking on Google Maps.
Dogs are welcome.
Hunting and Trapping are not allowed.
The preserve is passively managed meaning activities only occur in response to natural disasters or threats to the conservation values.
Natural plant and animal habitat; water quality; public access; carbon storage and other nature-based services that lessen the impacts of climate change; protection of old-growth forest
This project was supported by grants from the Arthur L. & Elaine V. Johnson Foundation, James D & Jane P Watermolen Foundation, Modestus Bauer Foundation, and the Wisconsin Land Fund of the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation.
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