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Creation of a Nature Preserve: Bayshore Blufflands

Bay Shore Blufflands Nature Preserve 5454 Bay Shore Dr, Egg Harbor, United States

Discover the exciting story of how the Door County Land Trust, The Nature Conservancy, and the Bayshore Blufflands Property Owners Association made the impossible - possible! The discovery of state threatened orchids and federally endangered relict snails along the Niagara Escarpment led to the Land Trust’s purchase of this 180-acre property slated for a 74-unit…

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Creation of a Nature Preserve: Bayshore Blufflands

Bay Shore Blufflands Nature Preserve 5454 Bay Shore Dr, Egg Harbor, United States

Discover the exciting story of how the Door County Land Trust, The Nature Conservancy, and the Bayshore Blufflands Property Owners Association made the impossible - possible! The discovery of state threatened orchids and federally endangered relict snails along the Niagara Escarpment led to the Land Trust’s purchase of this 180-acre property slated for a 74-unit…

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Saving the Bats at Three Springs Barn

Three Springs Nature Preserve 10442 3 Springs Rd, Sister Bay, United States

Discover the roosting colony of little brown bats who have been raising their young in the Three Springs barn for decades. Marilyn Hansotia has been monitoring this bat colony since 2011 providing a benchmark for scientists to discover the tragic population drop beginning in 2014 from white-nose syndrome. The decline in the Three Springs barn…

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Discover Bear Creek Nature Preserve: A New DCLT Protected Place

Bear Creek Nature Preserve

Come discover the Door County Land Trust’s newest preserve in Southern Door- the 75-acre Bear Creek Nature Preserve. Hike up a 50-foot ancient glacial streambank for an overlook of the beautiful, forested valley of Bear Creek. Stroll the farm roads along the banks that provide important aquatic habitat for native fish who swim ½-mile up…

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Discover Bear Creek Nature Preserve: A New DCLT Protected Place

Bear Creek Nature Preserve

Come discover the Door County Land Trust’s newest preserve in Southern Door- the 75-acre Bear Creek Nature Preserve. Hike up a 50-foot ancient glacial streambank for an overlook of the beautiful, forested valley of Bear Creek. Stroll the farm roads along the banks that provide important aquatic habitat for native fish who swim ½-mile up…

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The Buzz About Bees

Oak Road Nature Preserve 6391 Oak Road, Egg Harbor, United States

The Oak Road Nature Preserve is abuzz! We will be going "beyond the honeybee" to discover the fascinating and overlooked world of our native bees. Did you know Wisconsin has around 400 species of native bee species?! We will discuss the lesser-known types of bees – their life cycles and behaviors – as well as how…

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Explore Door County’s Forests

Lautenbach Woods Nature Preserve 6749 County Rd G, Egg Harbor, United States

Discover the beautiful forests at the Lautenbach Woods Nature Preserve located on the Niagara Escarpment- the backbone of Door County’s celebrated landscape. This preserve hosts boreal, northern hardwood, and wet forests which provide excellent habitat for a host of plants and animals. As we hike through the higher elevations and follow the trail down and…

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Creation of a Nature Preserve: Kangaroo Lake

Klug Conservation Easement

Learn how the Door County Land Trust and Nature Conservancy have protected over 650-acres to create the Kangaroo Lake Nature Preserve- one of Door County’s ecological gems. Private landowners have also played a big role in protecting this area. Visit one of our private conservation easements adjacent to the Kangaroo Lake Nature Preserve and learn…

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A Tour of the Dark Sky: Deep Sky Astronomy

Private property in Town of Liberty Grove

We’ll meet at the home of Jamie Krumenacher for this unforgettable evening tour of Northern Door’s night sky. Gaze upon the galaxies, nebula, globular and open clusters, and constellations. We’ll be using Jamie’s state-of-the-art telescopes for this deep sky tour. Proceeds from the evening will help provide astronomy equipment for Newport State Park’s Dark Sky…

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Hibbard Creek: New DCLT Protected Places

Hibbard Creek Properties

Explore the new properties the Door County Land Trust has protected along Hibbard Creek, one of Door County’s longest and most important creeks for fish. White suckers, northern pike, trout, chubs, shiners, mudminnow and coho salmon spawn here. Learn about the Land Trust’s plans and the tools we use with private landowners to protect this…

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