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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

2017 Field Trip Series

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

4/27/2017 - Westport Drumlin Visioning Session

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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