Kurtz Woods in the Town of Grafton is the first forest in Ozaukee County to be named to the Old-Growth Forest Network. The 45-acre preserve is owned and managed by Ozaukee-Washington Land Trust.
The Old-Growth Forest Network works to create a national network of protected, publicly accessible forests. The goal is to have at least one in every county in the U.S.
Nick Sanchez, network manager for the Old-Growth Forest Network, said Kurtz Woods is a fantastic addition to the network,” adding his group is “excited to welcome Kurtz Woods into the network as the first forest to be added in 2023.”
Read more in this article by the Ozaukee Press.
Photo by Sam Arendt.