The mission of the Bayfield Regional Conservancy is to protect the natural lands, waters, forests, farms and places of scenic, historic, and spiritual value in Northwestern Wisconsin.
Working in Ashland, Douglas, Sawyer, and Bayfield Counties our service area includes Wisconsin's entire Lake Superior drainage basin as well as the incredibly rich and diverse lakes region in Sawyer County. A membership-based non-profit, regional land trust, BRC was founded in 1996 for the following purposes:
- To protect and enhance the ecological integrity of the air, land and water of the Bayfield Region,
- To protect and enhance Lake Superior, inland lakes, rivers, streams, and wetlands; agricultural, forest, urban and undeveloped lands; plant and wildlife habitat and communities; and sites with significant human aesthetic, spiritual, cultural and historic features, principles and traditions,
- To acquire by gift, purchase or otherwise, real estate or personal property of any kind whatsoever, including partial real property interests and conservation easements
- To conduct studies and to educate public officials and members of the general public about conservation tools and strategies which support appropriate and sustainable patterns of land and water use in the Bayfield Region.
_Bayfield Regional Conservancy ~ 33 N. 1st Street, Bayfield, WI 54814 ~ 715.779.5263 ~ firstname.lastname@example.org