The Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge is an hour's drive for the 12 million people who live in the region between Chicago, Milwaukee, and Madison, Wisconsin.
The Trust for Public Land established the Northwoods Initiative to protect the iconic landscapes of northern Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan.
Sharing an eight-mile boundary with the popular Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, the 1,135-acre Moose Lake property was an attractive prospect for second home development.
In yet another partnership with the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, TPL helped conserve the last remaining unprotected tract on Mirror Lake, located just 20 miles west of Chequamegon Bay in Lake Superior.
Built and maintained largely by volunteers, the North Country National Scenic Trail traverses seven states from New York to North Dakota.
Totally surrounded by the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, this 80-acre Bayfield County property was one of the few remaining privately held lands within the national forest.
In 2007, TPL protected the Venison Creek property, one of the largest contiguous blocks of privately-owned land within the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest.
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