The Nature Conservancy in Wisconsin
The Nature Conservancy in Wisconsin is the state chapter of the national organization. They are active in a number of areas in Wisconsin, listed here. Links for all are available at the Links Tab.
Catherine Wolter Wilderness Area. A 2,249 acre preserve located in Vilas County near Presque Isle. It is in the border lakes area which links the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest with the Ottawa National Forest in Michigan, providing an important wildlife corridor.
Caroline Lake Preserve. 1,044 acres in Ashland County, near Mellon.
Wild Rivers Legacy Forest. A joint project with the DNR, International Paper, Conservation Forestry LLC, and Forest Investment Associates in Florence, Forest and Marinette Counties. The Nature Conservancy was instrumental in the establishment of the preserve, but is not a landowner or manager.
Guido Rahr, Sr. Tenderfoot Forest Reserve. A 971 acre preserve in Vilas County northeast of Boulder Junction.
The Nature Conservancy in Wisconsin publishes Wisconsin Update a quarterly newsletter. The most recent issue is available on their website, and it is sent to contributors are no cost. Relevant articles are contained in the bibliography on this site.Charles P. ForbesSeptember 19, 2009
Comprehensive References****. Catherine Wolter Wilderness Area Expanded. [Wisconsin Update, Fall 2009, p. 2] Madison, 2009. View Full Entry****. Federal Estuarine Program for Lake Superior. [Newsletter of the Wisconsin Chapter [of The Nature Conservancy], Winter 2003-2004] Madison, 2003. View Full EntryCohn, Jeffrey. Of Prairies and Prickly Pears. [Nature Conservancy News (Clipping undated), p17.] . View Full EntryNature Conservancy, Wisconsin Chapter. Protecting Migratory Bird Stopover Habitat in the Great Lakes. [Wisconsin Update] Madison, 2009. View Full EntryTishler and Ghenolu. Conservation Pioneers, Jens Jenson and the Friends of our Native Landscape. [Wisconsin Magazine of History, 86:4, Summer 2003, pp. 2-15 & back cover] Madison, 2003. View Full Entry
Major References****. Catherine Wolter Wilderness Area Open to Public. [The Nature Conservance, Wisconsin Chapter [Newsletter], Summer/Fall 2002] Madison, 2002. View Full Entry****. Nature Conservancy, The, Wisconsin Chapter [Newsletter]. [Winter 2001-2002 ff] Madison, 2001. View Full Entry****. Wisconsin Update. [Newsletter of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Nature Conservancy] Madison, . View Full Entry****. All Fired Up!. [Newsletter of the Wisconsin Chapter [of The Nature Conservancy], Winter 2003-2004] Madison, 2003. View Full EntryHarrington, Cate. Blueprint for Conservation of the Great Lakes. [Newsletter of the Wisconsin Chapter [of the Nature Conservance], Winter 2003-2004] Madison, 2003. View Full EntryHarrington, Cate, ed.. Conservancy Protects Old-Growth and Wild Lakes in Northern Wisconsin. [Newsletter of the Wisconsin Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, Winter 2005-2006.] Madison, 2005. View Full EntryNature Conservancy, Wisconsin Chapter. Places We Save. Madison, 1988. View Full EntryRoard, Eugene. Wiscson Nature Conservancy. [Wis. Tales and Trails, Vol. 2, #3, Fall, 1961, pp. 6-7.] Madison, 1961. View Full EntryStrand, Ginger. Good Cut, A. [Nature Conservancy Magazine, 2012 Issue 2] Arlington, VA, 2012. View Full Entry
Minor ReferencesHarrington, Cate. Wild Woods. [Nature Conservancy, Spring, 2011, p. 15.] Arlington, VA, 2011. View Full EntryKinch, John. Exiles Return, Wolves Moving into Michigan. [Nature Conservancy, Vol. 49, #2, March/Arpil 1999] Arlington, VA, 1999. View Full Entry