The Amazing 20-year Transformation of Baraboo’s
Badger Army Ammunition Plant into a
Green Space !!
Below, you will find audio recordings of Charlie Luthin's presentation, including audio-only of two videos shown, but which may be viewed by exploring their very informative website. These links follow:
Charlie's presentation of this amazing achievement, included both
IN 1997, WHEN THE U.S. ARMY ANNOUNCED THE DECOMMISSIONING of the 7,400-acre Badger Army Ammunition Plant located between Sauk City and Baraboo, conservation-minded local citizens—what is now the Sauk Prairie Conservation Alliance—promoted a “green vision” for the property.
In 2001, the 21 stakeholders in the Badger Reuse Committee adpoted the “Badger Reuse Plan, ”which outlined a conservation-oriented future for the Badger Lands."
BIO: Working as a conservationist for 40 years, Charlie Luthin has served as director of four groups: the Aldo Leopold Foundation, Wisconsin Wetlands Association, Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, and for the past three years, Sauk Prairie Conservation Alliance, a group he helped to found in 1997.
At the above website, find literature and information about tours, plans, scheduling presentations and ways to donate and volunteer.
See the poster attached below.