Tracts in six counties
3:00 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Northwoods Land Trust Protecting More Land

The Northwoods Land Trust reports another successful year preserving lands for future generations.

Credit Northwoods Land Trust

The Northwoods Land Trust  is a non-profit conservation organization  in Eagle River. They work with property owners, accepting conservation easements on property with natural or scenic resource values. After conservation easement is granted, the land trust provides long-term stewardship following the landowner's wishes.

Ken Krall spoke with Trust Executive Director Bryan Pierce. He says it was a good year.

They also preserved a piece of land south of the Hat Rapids Dam on the Wisconsin River in Oneida county.

They operate in Vilas, Oneida, Forest, Price, Florence and Iron counties. He says they have protected more than 48 miles of lake and river shorelines.   More information is on their