218 acres in the Northwoods will be forever protected after a $203,000 grant.
Residents celebrate the grand opening of a new promenade in the iconic Sturgeon Bay.
Funding through the American Rescue Plan will support five conservation projects that were awarded Knowles-Nelson grants.
The Wisconsin DNR will manage the public conservancy, which sits next to the McCann Creek State Fishery Area.
The Ice Age Trail Alliance awarded its prestigious Henry S. Reuss Award to Rep. Loudenbeck for her work on the Joint Finance Committee in support of the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program.
A motion to allocate $1 million of American Rescue Plan Act funds failed to pass, falling three votes short of the two-thirds majority needed.
Knowles-Nelson Funding for Cedar Gorge Project in Port Washington Unlikely Due to Objection by Anonymous Legislator
A legislator on the Joint Finance Committee confirms that the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program grant for the Cedar Gorge Clay Bluffs Nature Preserve is unlikely to get a second look for approval.
Ozaukee Washington Land Trust hopes to acquire the 131-acre the Cedar Gorge Clay Bluffs property, but funding through the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program is stalled by an anonymous lawmaker.
The Joint Finance Committee awarded a $392,000 Knowles-Nelson grant to the Village of Sister Bay to offset the purchase of the waterfront property.
A bill recently introduced by Republican state lawmakers would loosen requirements for selling land bought with Knowles-Nelson funds.