Silver Lake Bog (319/693)

Silver Lake Bog contains a bog and northern wet forest situated in the far southeastern corner of the state in Kenosha County.  The site is owned by the Silver Lake Sportsmans Club and permission is required before visiting. The description of “open bog” refers to having <10% tree cover, per the WDNR’s description of this…

Chiwaukee Prairie, SNA #54 (189/675)

Chiwaukee Prairie features a variety of prairie and wetland natural communities bordered by Lake Michigan on the east and Illinois on the west.  Through the cooperative efforts of The Nature Conservancy, the Wisconsin DNR, and the Chiwaukee Prairie Preservation Fund, a large portion of this landscape has been preserved.  What once was intended as a…