Landmark Conservancy Expands Protected Area Along Namekagon Tributary

A boggy area in northern Wisconsin with an overturned metal canoe.

Landmark Conservancy protected another 383 acres of land in Sawyer County through two conservation easements with neighboring landowners. The land protected by these easements is adjacent to property that is already protected, creating a complex of more than 900 permanently protected acres along Spring Lake Creek, a tributary of the Namekagon River.

“By protecting and connecting large contiguous tracts of public and private land, we enable opportunities for landscape-level conservation. Many species require large undeveloped areas to thrive and fulfill parts of their life cycle,” says Rick Remington, Executive Director at Landmark Conservancy.

Read more in this article by St. Croix 360 and this blog post by Landmark Conservancy.

Photo by Landmark Conservancy.