News & Outings

From Farm to Forest
Hilltop Conservation Easement

  From Farm to Forest: Hilltop Conservation Easement near Mink River Estuary   Ellison Bay, WI – Door County Land Trust is excited to announce a newly protected property in Northern Door County. Working with Door County Land Trust, landowner Lisa Barker voluntarily donated a conservation easement on her property, protecting it from future development…

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Wetland, Woodland, and Wild land
Protected in Southern Door County

  Wetland, Woodland, and Wild Land Protected in Southern Door County   Door County, WI – Door County Land Trust is pleased to announce the permanent protection of one mile of stream bank along Stony Creek in southern Door County. This is the first time a conservation organization has purchased land within the 13-mile Stony…

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Landings Journal –
News Splash Fall 2021

Read our 2021 Fall Landings News Splash!

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Chambers Island Nature Preserve Grows
with a Key Addition Near Marina

  Chambers Island Nature Preserve Grows with a Key Addition Near Marina   Chambers Island, WI – Door County Land Trust is pleased to announce the addition of a newly protected parcel at the Chambers Island Nature Preserve. The new property contains a mature upland forest with red oak and butternut, and an open meadow.…

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High Quality Forest Protected at Gibraltar-Ephraim Swamp

  High Quality Forest Protected at Gibraltar-Ephraim Swamp   Ephraim, WI – Door County Land Trust is happy to announce the protection of ecologically rich forest and wetland habitat within the Gibraltar-Ephraim Swamp State Natural Area. The addition of this protected property is an exciting step toward preserving the coastal wetlands and natural filtration abilities…

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Hiking during hunting season:
how to stay safe

Door County Land Trust nature preserves accommodate a wide variety of public uses including hiking, cross country skiing, wildlife observation, scientific research, and hunting. In order to create a safe and enjoyable environment for all visitors to our nature preserves, we ask hikers to review hunting safety guidelines and be aware during the season. Hunting…

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Reserve your copy of Shoreline at the Edge: Door County’s Lakeside Forests and Wetlands!

The above photo of Kangaroo Lake is one of  twenty aerialscapes photographed from an airplane by Paul M. Lurie featured in the new book, “A Shoreline at the Edge: Door County’s Lakeside Forests and Wetlands.” Through a generous donation from Paul Lurie, Door County Land Trust is making the book available for free to the…

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Benefit Concert with Last Man Standing

Friday, July 9, 7pm • $20 tickets Purchase tickets by calling Woodwalk Gallery at (920) 629-4877 Classic and not-so-classic bluegrass music, Door County style. Their toe-tapping, danceable, catchy music is a joy to listen to! Each year, Last Man Standing has provided live music to benefit the Land Trust, whether at our volunteer appreciation parties…

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Can You Spare 6 Minutes to Protect More Land?

This note is a request for six minutes of your time in the next few days. Your six minutes will help protect more of Door County’s exceptional lands and waters. Your six minutes can protect the the things you love about Door County! Please take six minutes (three minutes per call) to call our two…

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Door County Land Trust Seeks Renewal as an Accredited Land Trust: Public Comment Period Now Open

To all who love Door County’s wild beauty, Five years ago, Door County Land Trust was awarded the seal of accreditation by the national Land Trust Alliance Accreditation Commission. The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Door County Land…

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