Experience the natural areas of Door County. Migrating warblers and other songbirds return to our woodlands, and shorebirds gather on our lakes and bays. Our field trip leaders will guide you through some of the most pristine and unique natural areas in the county, some of which are not typically open to the public. Registration [..Read more]
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The Sanctuary not only provides refuge for some of Door County’s rarest treasures like the Showy Lady’s-Slipper, the queen of wildflowers, but is also a respite for people. One visitor described it as “a spot of heaven on earth in the midst of the chaos going on in the outside world.” For more information on [..Read more]
The Sanctuary is named for its distinctive topography – a series of 30 ridges and swales formed by the movement of Lake Michigan over the past 1400 years. This ridge-swale complex provides a wide range of environmental conditions, from open beach to densely shaded conifer forest.
We are pleased and excited to announce that we have completed our capital campaign, Bringing Nature to Life, and have surpassed our $3.5 million goal!