Saving the Rare Pitcher’s Thistle

In summer 2021, Door County Land Trust and Chicago Botanic Garden are launching a restoration project to restore dune habitat along the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal Nature Preserve and Southern Lake Michigan Drive area.

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Annual Gathering celebrating 30th Anniversary of the Door County Land Trust

August 15, 2016

  On Sunday, August 14, 300 members, volunteers and friends gathered to celebrate 30 years of protecting Door County’s exceptional land and waters. The Annual Gathering was held at the first…

Tom Clay

Door County Land Trust Announces Selection of New Executive Director

July 20, 2016

The Door County Land Trust is pleased to announce Tom Clay as its new Executive Director. He will officially join the Land Trust in mid-September. Tom will replace Dan Burke,…

Pitcher's Dune Thistle

Evil Weevils and Thistles with Nets

July 16, 2015

  The Land Trust’s Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal Nature Preserve is host to one of the region’s most robust populations of the federally-endangered Pitcher’s dune thistle, a rare plant that…

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