Driftless Area Land Conservancy
DALC’s New Office

DALC’s New Office

The Badger has Found a New Den
Driftless Area Land Conservancy has a new office space and an opportunity to accomplish more in the coming years.
With a new and permanent address in Dodgeville, we have planted roots in a fantastic Driftless community.
The decision to purchase an office

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Protecting a National Treasure

Protecting a National Treasure

Protecting a National Treasure

ELPC Tours Portion of the Driftless Area
Late last month, staff and board members from the Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC), toured some of the most scenic spots and fragile environments in Iowa County.
The ELPC is a major Midwest public interest environmental

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MONARCH CONSERVATION FUND

MONARCH CONSERVATION FUND

DALC Awarded National Grant
Monarch butterflies, an important pollinator, are declining throughout North America due to loss of habitat, climate change and loss of milkweed populations.
To do our part to slow and reverse this decline, Driftless Area Land Conservancy, in partnership with our Southwest Grasslands Stream Conservation Area

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Legacy at Lowery Creek

Legacy at Lowery Creek

After signing the conservation agreement this summer Ted Ross shared his joy in protecting his land as E.O. Wilson might have.
We at Driftless are quite confident that Wilson, the world renowned Harvard biologist and “father of biodiversity,” would have approved.
Ted has not only permanently protected one

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Southwest Grasslands Workshop

Southwest Grasslands Workshop

Persistence, Prioritization, and a Bit of Help
“Taking care of a piece of land isn’t easy,” said Paul Ohlrogge of UW-Extension Iowa County.
“It takes persistence, prioritization, and a bit of help. Luckily there are many resources available for landowners in Southwest Wisconsin.”
To connect landowners to helpful information, a

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Benefit Concert: Point Five & Greg Brown

Benefit Concert: Point Five & Greg Brown

Benefit Concert: Point Five & Greg Brown 

Mineral Point— Greg Brown will be performing at the Mineral Point Opera House on October 15th with local artists Point Five for a fundraiser benefiting the Driftless Area Land Conservancy.
American Songwriter magazine declare Greg Brown America’s greatest living troubadour, a fitting

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Smoke On the Horizon

Smoke On the Horizon

Why burning in the fall could be right for your land
 
For years, prescribed burning has always been associated with spring, but as more is learned about managing grasslands with fire, more landowners are beginning to conduct prescribed burns in the summer and autumn too. Fires at different seasons

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DALC Welcomes Chuck Tennessen

DALC Welcomes Chuck Tennessen

The Driftless Area Land Conservancy is thrilled to announce Chuck Tennessen as our newest staff member. Chuck, Driftless Area Land Conservancy’s new Community Organizer, will be recruiting, training and mobilizing volunteers to address critical environmental issues facing the Driftless Region.
Chuck has a proven track record of engaging grassroots volunteers

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The Impact is Undeniable

The Impact is Undeniable

An Update on ATC’s Proposed Transmission Lines
The Conservancy and legal counsel, the Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC), spoke to the Driftless Defenders on July 11th at the Dodgeville American Legion Hall on the topic of ATC’s proposed Transmission Lines.
The potential impact is undeniable. “Imagine the outcry

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Creating a Sacred Space

Creating a Sacred Space

Norm and Alice Rubash love their special piece of the Driftless land so they chipped away every year in transforming the land as a place that wildlife would love and flourish.
The transformation is the result of dedication, patience, and a love for the land. Together, the Rubash’s

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