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For more information, contact:
Analise Lindborg
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608-261-6449

Join the community of caretakers Get involved, donate and experience the original Wisconsin

Citizens' generous donation of their time and money are the backbone of efforts to safeguard Wisconsin's rare plants, animals and special places. There are many ways you can get involved and join the community of caretakers who support Wisconsin's natural heritage.

Collect information on rare wildlife and plants

Citizen-based monitoringWhere's the wild in your life? Become a wildlife monitor or choose from hundreds of other opportunities to get involved. Whether you join in the frog and toad survey, the annual crane count, LoonWatch or the Great Lakes worm watch, you can play a part in safeguarding Wisconsin's natural heritage.

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Get involved on State Natural Areas

Citizen-based monitoringHelp care for some of Wisconsin’s most pristine public lands – State Natural Areas. Encourage native plant and animal communities to thrive by cutting brush, pulling and spraying invasives, collecting seeds, monitoring rare species and preparing fire breaks. Show up for a day or become a steward responsible for all volunteer activities at a site. Any level of participation is encouraged and no experience is necessary.

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Buy an endangered resources license plate

badger license plate Buy a license plate featuring some of the state's favorite endangered species, or donate directly to the effort to help protect more than 200 endangered and threatened Wisconsin plants and animals and our finest remaining examples of prairies, forests and wetlands. Here's a gift that will keep on giving!

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Donate directly

Donate to help preserve rare wildlife like the black ternWisconsin's Endangered Resources Fund helps preserve Wisconsin's priceless natural heritage. Donations benefit species from the common to the critically endangered, including bald eagles, calypso orchids, American martens and wood turtles. It also pays to help manage State Natural Areas, Wisconsin's finest remaining examples of prairies, forests and wetlands. Contributions are tax deductible.

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Donate on your Wisconsin tax form

Donate on your taxesDonate directly on your Wisconsin tax form. Look for the "Donations" section - line 36 of Form 1 and line 27 of Form 1A.

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Buy a natural area guidebook

Guidebook coverThe perfect companion for hikers, birders and nature lovers, Wisconsin, naturally features 150 of the best natural areas across the state. This 184-page spiral-bound book describes the plants, animals and natural communities found in these special plasces. Color maps and driving directions to each site are also included.

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Last revised: Friday August 11 2017