Treasures of Oz

Celebrating the Natural Gems of Ozaukee County



Hi Everyone,

I’m pleased to report that OWLT has been named the Land Trust of the Year by Gathering Waters.  Please see the notice from Gathering Waters.  We owe a special thanks to Pat Wilmeth for submitting the nomination and all those that submitted letters of support.  I hope you will be able to join us to accept this award on September 20th .

Ozaukee Washington Land Trust.  OWLT is one of the state's most productive and innovative land trusts.  To date they've protected nearly 5,000 acres of land in two of Wisconsin's fastest growing counties while engaging young and old alike in education and management activities that serve as a model for all land trusts.  OWLT was also named one of the six inaugural LEAP grant winners this year.

Gathering Waters Conservancy is a statewide service center for Wisconsin's land trust community.  Unlike any other organization, we accomplish our mission by promoting private, voluntary conservation action and strengthening Wisconsin land trusts through:

Gathering Waters Conservancy’s mission is to help land trusts, landowners and communities protect the places that make Wisconsin special.  Our goal is to increase the amount of protected land in Wisconsin through private, voluntary action.