Riverland Conservancy provides environmental learning and recreational opportunities for school groups, researchers, conservation practitioners, and the public.

  • Research Opportunities

    • Riverland Conservancy offers opportunities for approved ecological research.¬† We work with various education and conservation organizations to better understand the natural communities present.
  • Programs

    • Interpretive trails -
      • Various trails have been developed that showcases the diverse habitats at the Merrimac Preserve. The Carbon Cycle and Habitat Diversity trail can be enjoyed as a self-guided tour and has signage along the trail to explain the various highlights.
      • An interpretive trail has been developed at the Lansing Preserve.¬† The trail has signage to explain various points of interest.
        Merrimac Trails Map
        Lansing Trails Map
    • Learn-to-Hunt – Riverland Conservancy partners with local conservation organizations to provide opportunities for women and youth to learn to hunt pheasants and turkeys.
    • Deer management – Our deer management program gives local hunters an opportunity to learn first-hand about conservation techniques by enlisting their help with our stewardship activities.
    • Wisconsin Master Naturalist¬†- Riverland Conservancy partners with local organizations, like Devil’s Lake State Park, to host training for volunteer naturalists as part of the Wisconsin Master Naturalist Program.
    • Volunteers – Volunteers are important to Riverland Conservancy and we welcome volunteers to help with stewardship activities and other project work.