Driftless Area Land Conservancy
Conserving it for the next 12,000 years

Conserving it for the next 12,000 years

Conserving it for the next 12,000 years
Over 35 years ago, Jim Herrmann first experienced breathtaking views of towering limestone outcrops and a beautiful valley below. As he stood there, he realized it could go the way of so many beautiful landscapes and be converted into a development.
Or, it

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A Wildlife Treasure

A Wildlife Treasure

A Wildlife Treasure

It’s amazing how the passion of a single individual can impact so many lives, and over such span of time.On December 30, Helen Boley donated a 637-acre conservation easement to Driftless Area Land Conservancy on her very special property in northwest Iowa County.
Located within the Blue

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A Legacy Set in Stone

A Legacy Set in Stone

Celebrating the Thomas Family Farm and Stone Barn

When asked Harold Thomas, the Thomas family patriarch, said “Doing this (conservation easement) is a good feeling; you bet it is.”  The Thomas family lands can be described as a unique place where both our natural and cultural heritage will be

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Nature’s Beauty and Capacity to Heal

Nature’s Beauty and Capacity to Heal

Nature’s Beauty and Capacity to Heal
As a young boy scout, Doug Jones learned that “you leave your spot better than you found it.” To this day, he and his wife Sherryl adhere to this adage.
In December 2014, Doug and Sherryl permanently protected a part of their land

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The Erickson Family Leaves a Legacy for the Argyle Community:

The Erickson Family Leaves a Legacy for the Argyle Community:

A Place for You and Your Family to Connect to Nature, Anytime
Everyone deserves to have a place where they can connect with nature, in their own way, on their own time and at their own pace.
We are excited to announce that, for the first time, Driftless Area Land

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Inspiring a lifelong love of nature through stories

Inspiring a lifelong love of nature through stories

Inspiring a lifelong love of nature through stories

This year we kicked off a partnership with the Dodgeville Library with preschool storytime.
We read books like “City Dog, Country Frog” and the children shared their favorite outdoor activities, places to explore, and animals (dogs and giraffes were at the

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