Glacial Lakes Conservancy
GLC's Mission: To permanently preserve and protect land and water resources for future generations
Join us for our Fall Land Walk on 10/14/17. Andy Raddatz, Wisconsin Master Naturalist bird expert, will lead us around the seasonal landscape and watch for migrating birds.
For directions and details, please contact Abbey Vizelka.
October 1, 2017 - Sunday Drive with GLC. Mark your calendar now for our first annual Sunday Drive with GLC event.
You and your guests can chose between two routes through our five-county region - northern and southern - visiting properties open to the public. Both routes are roughly 55 miles from start to finish. At the end, there will be a picnic and camp fire. Registration form is below. See you there!
A Great Read Not to be Missed
There is a recently published very inspiring book about some surprising real heroes of America's conservation movement. They do not consider themselves environmentalists but rather men and women who wrest their living from a varied environment while working hard to preserve it. The book is titled Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman. It describes a new breed of conservation hero of the American heartland.
Not only is it inspiring, but also quite educational. The preservation of working lands and waters really does require a tremendous amount of hard work and commitment. The book describes how conservation easements are helping to preserve ranch lands in Idaho; how no-till farming and good practices are preserving working farms in Kansas, and proper catch limits are helping to insure sustainable fishing in the Gulf.
The book is readily available. My wife purchased mine at Costco!
RANCHER, FARMER, FISHERMAN
by Miriam Horn
W. W. Norton & Company
Review by Andrew Morris, GLC Board President