Cedarburg Bog: A national landmark, a local treasure

Ozaukee Press
by Carol Pomeday
October 8, 2014

Formed more than 10,000 years ago when a glacier receded in what is now the Town of Saukville, the 2,200-acre Cedarburg Bog was used primarily for hunting waterfowl and owned by private landowners.

That changed in 1964 when a rare gem of 320 acres was donated by the Nature Conservancy to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, which established a field station there. The field station is marking its 50th anniversary by expanding research and outreach programs and fighting invasive species that threaten the rare ecological treasure.

Read the complete story in the Ozaukee Press website: A national landmark, a local treasure.