Mission: Kettle moraine land trust (kmlt) is an accredited, 501(c)(3) non-profit created to preserve the natural heritage of the kettle moraine watersheds and nearby lands in walworth county, wisconsin through partnerships in land conservancy and resource management.
Programs: Kmlt owns and actively manages nature preserves throughout walworth county. Several rare and threatened plant and animal species are known to exist in kmlt preserves. Kmlt holds multiple conservation easements with private landowners that protect unique and important natural resources and annually monitors each easement to ensure proper protections.
kmlt continues to increase the number of people served by our education programs. Kmlt provides environmental education for hundreds of students from different school districts within the county. We also offer public environmental education, land management, and natural areas restoration technical guidance to private and public landowners through field visits, workshops, nature hikes and community awareness events.
Kettle Moraine Land Trust is an accredited land trust. Accreditation means Kettle Moraine Land Trust meets national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Kettle Moraine Land Trust has demonstrated to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission its commitment to excellence. Accredited land trusts meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. These land trusts demonstrate their commitment to excellence by adopting Land Trust Standards and Practices, the ethical and technical guidelines for the responsible operation of a land trust, and meeting the accreditation requirements drawn from them. Learn More: http://www.landtrustaccreditation.org/about.