by George C. Becker
Wisconsin Turtle Conservation Program
A citizen-based monitoring initiative that allows the public to assist in recording and preserving turtles in Wisconsin.
Planting a Native Plant Butterfly Garden or Monarch Way Station:
Providing food and shelter for monarchs and other pollinators also helps conserve native plants, reduce habitat fragmentation and increase biodiversity in the landscapes.
Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) in Wisconsin Invasive species are non-native plants, animals and pathogens whose introduction causes, or is likely to cause harm to the environment, economy or to human health. AIS can reduce or eliminate native species and recreational opportunities. AIS also can negatively impact real estate prices and the over-all economy.
Plants & Trees
Oak wilt is a fungal disease that can harm and kill oak trees. It is prevalent in Wisconsin and is spread from diseased to healthy trees by insect vectors or via connections between tree roots. Read More about Managing Oak Wilt.