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Seedlings in greenhouse.Join us for the Nicolet National Forest Bird Survey June 5-7!

No experience is necessary! Everyone with an interest in birds and a desire for adventure is invited to participate in collecting data on breeding birds in the Lakewood-Laona (southern Nicolet) District of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Housing and some meals are provided.

Seedlings in greenhouse.Thanks for another successful fundraiser!

This year we raised over $10,000 to support student research in the sciences. Thanks everyone who bought plants! And, if you missed us, we will be back next year!

Heirloom peppers.

Saving Seeds?

If you have extra Heirloom tomato seeds you would like to donate contact us at We are always looking for new and unique varieties to offer to the public.

Blackburnian warbler, photo by M. Mcdowell.

A tool for measuring forest health!

Biodiversity data manager Erin Giese, along with NAS faculty, and TNC staff have developed a a new rigorous, transparent tool for measuring forest health in northern mesic forests of the western Great Lakes region based on local breeding bird assemblages. TNC conservation managers are already using the tool. Learn more about the research and download the tool here.