Raised of $1,000


202 total birds seen

Team participating in Great Wisconsin Birdathon 2023

Takes place Apr 15 - Jun 15, 2023

Captained by Frank Schroyer

Support our team in the Great Wisconsin Birdathon!

This is our second year participating in the Great WI Birdathon, and we're back with a new look, and loftier goals! Last year we saw 127 species of birds as we traveled throughout the Northwoods. We raised over $1200 for bird conservation and land protection efforts in 2022 - can we top that number this year with your help? By donating to our team, you're supporting Northwoods Land Trust and the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin's Bird Protection Fund, which funds Wisconsin's highest priority bird conservation projects. Remember, no donation is too small.

On Tuesday, May 23rd, our team will take to the Northwoods for our Big Day to try finding as many species as possible. Our efforts will be focused in the Minocqua/Woodruff area, and will include a paddle at the Bittersweet Lakes State Natural Area!

Make a donation online by clicking "donate" above, or mail a check to: Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, ATTN: Great Wisconsin Birdathon, 211 S. Paterson St., Suite 100, Madison, WI 53703 (and include our team's name in the memo line!)

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Troy Walters

11 mo. ago


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This number represents the number of birds seen by the entire NWLT team.

Our Big Day for the Birdathon is one week away :) We are excited to get out and about in the Northwoods, and hope the weather holds out! Our day will be highlighted by a paddle at the Bittersweet Lakes State Natural Area. The SNA has four wild lakes bordered by old-growth hemlock and pine forest, which of course we can't get enough of! Perhaps if we're lucky we'll stumble on a Merlin (or two), like the one I photographed just last week in Presque Isle :)

I'll be posting an update after our Big Day with some of the highlights, so stay tuned! And THANK YOU to all who have given to this fundraiser so far. Your support for NWLT and birds across Wisconsin means so much to us.

Happy Birding!

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Your Donation Makes a Difference For Birds

Donations made to the Great Wisconsin Birdathon support the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin’s Bird Protection Fund, which has given out over $1.3 million towards Wisconsin’s highest priority bird conservation projects since its inception in 2009.

Whether it's creating Piping Plover habitat, rearing Whooping Crane chicks, spreading awareness about Connecticut Warblers, supporting community initiatives for bird-friendly neighborhoods, engaging new and underrepresented voices in the birding community, building impactful collaborations to protect Wisconsin's Important Bird Areas, or protecting our neotropical migrants on their long migratory journeys to Central America... the Bird Protection Fund is there to help.

Your donations make this work possible. Thank you for supporting on-the-ground conservation and being there #ForTheBirds!