Location: Marinette County
Area protected: 80 acres
Protection strategy: conservation easement
This conservancy encompasses all of Stephenson Lake, a 30 acre spring fed lake in Marinette County and abuts Marinette County Forest land. Stephenson Lake flows southward through several other lakes, Marinette County Forest land, and then into Lake Noquebay Wildlife Area. The outlet from Lake Noquebay flows into the Peshtigo River and then into Green Bay.
This lake provides excellent habitat for migrating waterfowl and aquatic species. Fauna observed include:
- bald eagle
- sandhill crane
- river otter
- several species of duck
- an abundant number of fish.
"In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks "