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This is where we share stories about and from partners, landowners, and friends throughout the conservation community. Let us know if you have a book review or article to share. We don't promise to publish everything we receive, but we'd love to know what you're reading and what you think is worth sharing.

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Werner and Diane Haas have been recognized for their conservation achievements with the 2018 Jackson County Conservation Farmer Award and the accompanying Warren H. and Ethel M. Printz Conservation Award.…
Conservancy Stories
News Releases
HANEY, WI – A new conservation agreement with Mississippi Valley Conservancy will protect an additional 48 acres of private land in Crawford County’s Town of Haney. The landowner, an avid…
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ROMANCE, WI – A conservation agreement between local landowners and land trust Mississippi Valley Conservancy will protect 170 acres of scenic wooded bluffs and native prairie overlooking the Bad Axe…
This story was published by the Vernon County Broadcaster. Click to view.
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AIR TRAVELERS CAN NOW HELP PROTECT LAND AND WATER AS THEY LINE UP FOR AIRPORT SECURITY CHECK Mississippi Valley Conservancy offers a new use for pocket change LA CROSSE, WI…
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LAND DONATION EXPANDS HABITAT PROTECTION ADJACENT TO PERROT STATE PARK Mississippi Valley Conservancy receives gift of land in one of its priority land protection areas TREMPEALEAU, WI – When Lois…
In the News
Enjoy a day in the life of our land protection staff as published in this story from Big River Magazine . Click the blue button below to view the story.
Dear friends and colleagues, In my last story I described a visit to the Arboretum at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, which Aldo Leopold helped establish as a laboratory…
Conservancy Stories
In the News
How Cassville Bluffs SNA fits into a larger ecological restoration.
Mississippi Valley Conservancy Protects More Than 20,000 Acres as a Result
Conservancy Stories
Monarch butterflies are declining in number. According to the University of Minnesota’s Monarch Joint Venture, the monarch migration was listed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as an…
VERNON COUNTY, WI - April 17, 2018 - In their second conservation agreement with Mississippi Valley Conservancy, Tom and Sharon Sharratt have chosen to conserve an additional 82 acres of…
BUFFALO COUNTY, WI – February 23, 2018 – In conjunction with a change of ownership, the bluffland above the town of Alma has been added to the list of properties…
Conservancy Stories
News Releases
VERNON COUNTY, WI – February 13, 2018 – Forty acres of wildlife-rich bluff land near the town of La Farge have been added to the list of properties permanently protected…
LA CROSSE, WI – Mississippi Valley Conservancy announced that it has received a rare gift of $1 million from an anonymous donor who wishes to see the donation tripled to…