The Ridges Sanctuary

Preservation, Education, and Research

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Celebrate Door County’s Unique Beauty & Diversity!

Posted on Apr 1, 2013 by Drew Richmond   Comments Off on Celebrate Door County’s Unique Beauty & Diversity! | Posted in Homepage Rotator · Uncategorized

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]

The Lands We Protect

Posted on Mar 20, 2013 by Drew Richmond   Comments Off on The Lands We Protect | Posted in Homepage Rotator · Uncategorized

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]

Learn About Our History

Posted on Mar 20, 2013 by Drew Richmond   Comments Off on Learn About Our History | Posted in Homepage Rotator · Uncategorized

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’re Breaking New Ground!

Posted on Mar 20, 2013 by Drew Richmond   Comments Off on We’re Breaking New Ground! | Posted in Homepage Rotator · Uncategorized

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!