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View from Louis' Bluff on the Wisconsin River, protected with a conservation easement. Photo credit: Mario Quintana

Special Places

Patrick Marsh. Photo credit: Tony Abate

Patrick Marsh

On the eastern doorstep of Sun Prairie, Patrick Marsh is a great place for kids and families to get outside.

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Trail along the top of the drumlin at Westport Prairie. Photo credit: Ben Jones

Westport Prairie

Westport Prairie is a grassland jewel east of Waunakee. Here the land buzzes with bees and bristles with wildflowers.

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Rich farmland protected in the Town of Dunn. Photo credit: Roberta Herschleb

Town of Dunn

The Town of Dunn is a shining example of the power of citizens to create a sustainable future for a rich and beautiful farming landscape just south of Madison.

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Photo credit: Mario Quintana

Black Earth Creek Valley

Located between Middleton and Mazomanie, the renowned Black Earth Creek trout stream winds through farmland ringed by trails and parks.

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Peg Whiteside, a conservation landowner. Photo credit: Finn Ryan

Project Map

Use this map to learn about every piece of land and water that Groundswell Conservancy has protected.

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Farm Dinner at Fountain Prairie Farm in 2012. Photo credit: Sharon Vanorny

Projects List

Use this list to find conserved places that are open to the public, contain wetlands or prairies, are open for public hunting, and more.

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