Land Trust Receives Grant

The Door County Community Foundation has awarded a grant of $1,500 to the Door County Land Trust to be used to coordinate a group of community volunteers in the care & protection of the many properties under the protection of the local organization. The grant is intended to help the land trust recruit & train volunteers to perform the following duties…

-Establish new public hiking trails.

-Maintain over 20 miles of existing trails.

-Erect educational signage.

-Monitor & document observations from out on the land.

-Identify & eradicate invasive plant species that threaten the ecological integrity of the land trust properties.

The Door County Land Trust owns & manages over 30 public nature preserves throughout Door County encompassing over 3,000 acres. Currently, at least 75 volunteers work annually on stewardship activities. Regularly scheduled work parties are organized by Land Stewardship Coordinator Bobbie Webster who can be reached at bwebster@doorcountylandtrust.org. Since 1986, the land trust has permanently protected over 6,500 acres throughout Door County.

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