The Geneva Lake Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of environmentally sensitive lands, open space and the unique character and quality of life of Walworth County, Wisconsin. Working with landowners, and government officials, the Conservancy advocates private and public land use and management decisions that assure responsible growth and protection of natural and historic resources.
Join Us! Yes, literally, join us. The Geneva Lake Conservancy, a growing land trust located in southeast Wisconsin, is seeking an Executive Director to be our leader, organizational spokesperson, and primary fundraiser. Help us preserve and advocate for Walworth County waterways, natural areas and working lands. For more information, link to Job Announcement and Position Description.
The National Wildlife Refuge System is a national network of public lands set aside specifically to protect wild animals and plants. Found in all 50 states and five U.S. territories and encompassing 95 million acres, 560 refuges currently exist. National Wildlife Refuges are special places with significant natural resources where the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service acquires land and/or conservation easements. The National Wildlife Refuge System was created in 1903 by President Theodore Roosevelt with Florida’s 5.5 acre Pelican Island named the first refuge.
The White River County Park is a 195 acre property at the intersection of Sheridan Springs Road and Short Road in the Town of Lyons. The Park has outstanding access to the White River (over 9,200 lineal feet of frontage) as well as lush wetlands, forest and uplands currently in agricultural use.