Waukesha County Land Conservancy

protecting and caring for environmentally significant land
and water in Waukesha County for future generations


You can help us with bird monitoring on our preserves by entering in the bird species you observe in eBird! It's free and easy to use. When you see a bird, you enter the species, location, and a photo if you can get one. Make sure to tag your location so that we can add it to our records! 

Do you enjoy observing plants, insects, and birds? iNaturalist is a great site to use to track your observations and put in plant and wildlife data that can be used by multiple conservation organizations.  

Visit Gathering Waters to learn more about their support of Wisconsin's land trusts and how they help to protect Wisconsin’s land, water, wildlife, and way of life.

The Invasive Plants Association of Wisconsin promotes better stewardship of the natural resources of Wisconsin by advancing the understanding of invasive plants, preventing their introduction and encouraging the control of their spread.


Learn more about Common buckthorn, how to identify it, and removal techniques. 

Learn more about Garlic mustard, how to identify it, and removal techniques. 


Th Oak Ecosystem Best Management Practices guide has been developed to assist private landowners, to manage native oak woodlands, conserve wildlife habitat, and protect nature and the different plants and animals which are unique to oak ecosystems. 

UW-Stevens Point provides a Dichotomous Tree Identification Key to determine the identity of trees in Wisconsin. 


Learn more about Wisconsin native plants, what's in season, soil types, and more from Johnson's Nursery knowledgebase. 

Environmental Education Virtual Field Trips for Nature Lovers

Learn more about solar energy and photosynthesis on this website that has information for all ages.

Learn more about conservation, land trusts, and  ways you can help!