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Wisconsin's Endangered Resources Fund

Ecologist holding turtle
NHC ecologist Carly Lapin holding a state-threatened wood turtle.

Double your impact for Wisconsin's rare and endangered species

Your gift is matched dollar for dollar by the state, doubling the difference you make for bats, butterflies, songbirds, loons, frogs, turtles, rare orchids and many more native plants and animals. See how we put your money to work.

Three ways you can help

Every year, tens of thousands of donors make a difference for Wisconsin’s rare species and natural areas. Choose how you want to donate.

 Buy an eagle license plate 

Citizen holding endangered resources license plate.

 Donate on your income tax form

Whooping Crane

 Make an online donation

Baileys Harbor Boreal Forest State Natural Area

Your gift fuels Wisconsin’s next conservation successes

Private donations have helped restore trumpeter swans, osprey and bald eagles; have protected and managed the nation’s largest system of nature preserves, our State Natural Areas; and have prevented hundreds of other wildlife and plant species from vanishing from Wisconsin forever. Your gift will safeguard these natural treasures and fund the next conservation success.