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Conservation where you live

We protect natural areas, rivers and streams, wildlife habitat, and working farms in the Dane County, WI region.


NEWS Here's what's happening at NHLT

5/18/2017 - Fontana Sports Environmental Grant Challenge: Vote for Natural Heritage Land Trust!

5/9/2017 - Good news! 50-acres of wildlife habitat protected at Avon Bottoms'

5/9/2017 - Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program at Risk

2017 Field Trip Series

5/10/2017 - Birdathon with Team Gone Pishin'

3/27/2017 - In the News: GOP Denies Dane County Land Grant

3/23/2017 - Good news! 90-acre CSA farm permanently protected in Town of Dunn

3/22/2017 - Good News ~30 acres of restored prairie and farmland protected forever

2/6/2017 - Good news! Strengthening the protection of a Black Earth Creek Farm

12/8/2016 - Good news! 100 acres of Town of Dunn farmland protected forever

11/28/2016 - Good news! Land Swap at Patrick Marsh and Waunakee Prairie

10/25/2016 - Natural Heritage Land Trust adopts Patrick Marsh Wildlife Area as part of its “Community Connections” program

08/31/2016 - 130 acres protected in the Town of Dunn

08/24/2016 - 356-acre farm permanently protected for agriculture and wildlife

08/11/2016 - Another 34 acres protected in the Town of Dunn

07/20/2016 - Natural Heritage Land Trust receives $38,300 over the next two years from Madison Community Foundation

05/12/2016 - 162-acre farm permanently protected

12/17/2015 - 9.7 acres protected within Westport Drumlin

12/14/2015 - 5,000 feet of Hefty Creek and 252 acres protected. A milestone passed!

12/07/2015 - 26 More Acres Protected at Lodi Marsh

8/5/2015 - Natural Heritage Land Trust Earns National Recognition

7/29/2015 - Bird-Shaped Viewing Platform Rising at Patrick Marsh

5/29/2015 - Stewardship Program Funding Restored by Joint Committee on Finance

10/31/2014 - Over a Mile of Yahara River Frontage Protected

9/5/2014 - Muir Legacy in Wisconsin Further Protected

8/15/2014 - Support NHLT Through EarthShare Wisconsin

8/1/2014 - Direct Thrivent Choice Dollars Here

4/30/2014 - 161-acre Conservation Easement Around Historic House

12/20/2013 - Final piece of land acquired to complete trail

12/18/2013 - 47-acre Wisconsin River Bluff Protected

12/9/2013 - 189-Acre Jefferson County Farm Permanently Protected

11/14/2013 - Students to plant acres of prairie at Patrick Marsh

5/1/2013 - 2.5 miles of Sugar River Protected

1/30/2013 - 36 Acres Protected on Sugar River

12/28/2012 - Permanent Protection of More Lake Waubesa Shoreline

12/20/2012 - 80-acre Farm Permanently Protected on the North Shore of Hook Lake

12/13/2012 - Another ~200 Acres Protected at Avon Bottoms Wildlife Area

12/6/2012 - 6 Acres Added to Cherokee Marsh Park

11/8/2012 - Partner project with Operation Fresh Start thanks to grant from MCF

11/7/2012 - 178-Acre Black Earth Farm Permanently Protected

9/26/2012 - Over One Mile of Black Earth Creek Permanently Protected

8/03/2012 - 166-acre Working Farm Protected with an Agricultural Conservation Easement in Town of Windsor

7/03/2012 - 277-acre Fountain Prairie Farms Protected with an Agricultural Conservation Easement

4/24/2012 - 16 Acres Protected at Allen Creek Wetlands State Natural Area

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