Our Member Land Trusts

Nearly all Wisconsin land trusts are organizational members of Gathering Waters. We help them build capacity so they can forever protect Wisconsin's special places. Member organizations have access to Gathering Waters services including the Land Trust Excellence & Advancement Program, among other helpful member benefits.

 

For information on how to be a land trust member contact Mike Strigel

Our Current Land Trust Members

At the request of Wisconsin land trusts, we're committed to making membership in Gathering Waters matter. We have developed our membership parameters based on input from land trust leaders and our partners. Our aim is to support and strengthen land trusts organizationally and the requirement that land trusts attest to the membership elements** listed in the parameters is meant as framework from which to establish and sustain a healthy land trust community.

All land trust members are non-profits in good standing, have adopted the Wisconsin Land Trust Statement of Principles, and are committed to pursuing sound operations defined by Land Trust Standards and Practices. The following meet 2013 and/or 2014 membership expectations.

Aldo Leopold Foundation
Baird Creek Preservation Foundation
Baraboo Range Preservation Association
Bayfield Regional Conservancy
Caledonia Conservancy
Cedar Lakes Conservation Foundation
Chippewa County Land Conservancy
The Conservation Fund
Couderay Waters Regional Land Trust
Deer Lake Conservancy
Door County Land Trust
Driftless Area Land Conservancy
Drumlin Area Land Trust
Geneva Lake Conservancy
Glacial Lakes Conservancy
Green Lake Conservancy
Green-Rock Audubon Society
Half Moon Lake Conservancy
Ice Age Trail Alliance
Kettle Moraine Land Trust
Kinnickinnic River Land Trust
Lakeland Conservancy
Land Trust Network of Jefferson County
Last Wilderness Conservation Association
Madeline Island Wilderness Preserve
Madison Audubon Society
Milwaukee Area Land Conservancy
Mississippi Valley Conservancy
Muskego Lakes Conservancy
Natural Heritage Land Trust
The Nature Conservancy
North Central Conservancy Trust
Northeast Wisconsin Land Trust
Northwoods Land Trust
Ozaukee Washington Land Trust
River Revitalization Foundation
Riverland Conservancy
Seno Kenosha/Racine Land Trust
Standing Cedars Community Land Conservancy
Star Prairie Land Preservation Trust
Tall Pines Conservancy
The Prairie Enthusiasts
The Ridges Sanctuary
Waukesha County Land Conservancy
West Wisconsin Land Trust
 

**Please be aware that Gathering Waters is relying on the land trust to truthfully and accurately make the attestation.  Gathering Waters is not able to verify the accuracy of the attestation, nor necessarily examine the records or files of the land trust. Therefore, third parties seeking to engage the land trust in a business or other relationship are advised to do their own analysis based on the terms of the proposed relationship.


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