Treasures of Oz

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Dam on the Milwaukee River a Treasure to Many

Written by Susan Bence
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Mequon Thiensville Dam

Land preservation runs deep in the psyche of the Badger State, from Aldo Leopold to Gaylord Nelson.

Just north of Milwaukee, Ozaukee County is home to nearly 40 preserved parcels, but a group of volunteers fear these treasures remain “hidden” even to people who live nearby.

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