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Wisconsin conservation group donates $100,000 toward skid steer that will help build prairie chicken habitat

The Dane County Conservation League donated $100,000 to the Wisconsin DNR to pay for half of a Cat 299D3 skid steer that will be used on three wildlife areas in central Wisconsin to improve habitat for prairie chickens. League members pictured here are (l-r): Lowell Carter, Sharon Schwab, Greg Dahl, Tom Ripp, and John Ebsen. The skid steer is fitted with a Fecon brush head. (Contributed photo)

The second oldest conservation group in Wisconsin, the Dane County Conservation League (DCCL), donated $100,000 to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to pay for half of a Cat 299D3 skid steer.
The donation was accepted by the Natural Resources Board (NRB) at its Jan. 24 meeting in Madison. The machine, outfitted with a Fecon brush head, will be used to improve habitat for grassland birds in central Wisconsin.

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