2022 Wisconsin Land Trust Days: Why This Celebration of Land Trusts Is So Special

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Wisconsin Land Trust Days is the annual statewide promotion of events hosted by Wisconsin land trusts in August and September (and into October for 2022)!

These nature-based events celebrate land trusts and highlight the important work they do to protect Wisconsin’s land, water, and wildlife.

You Can #HaveFunOutside During Land Trust Days

We invite you to take part in fun activities at land trust properties around the state! You can attend an event hosted by a local land trust, or go on a self-directed adventure at a protected property that is open to the public. Visit our list of Places to Have Fun Outside to find inspiration of where to plan your next adventure.

Follow us on social media to stay up to date on what’s happening! You can find details about Wisconsin Land Trust Days events on Facebook and Instagram. While you’re at it, share your experience on social media with the hashtag #HaveFunOutside

You can also share your comments or photos with us directly and be entered into a prize drawing for YETI prizes, including a YETI cooler! Take part in the Land Trust Days Adventure Challenge by October 31 for your chance to win. 

What Makes Land Trust Days So Special

Find out more about Land Trust Days from two of this year’s hosts. Listen to this story by Catherine Garvens and WORT FM and get a feel for what makes Land Trust Days so special. You’ll hear from land trust staff at The Prairie Enthusiasts and Glacial Lakes Conservancy, as well as from Gathering Waters’ Executive Director Mike Carlson.

Wisconsin Land Trust Days events run through October 16 this year. If you haven’t had a chance to experience Land Trust Days yet, we hope you take the time to attend an event or explore a land trust property on your own!

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