Quercus Land Stewardship Services helps landowners improve the ecological health of their lands throughout Southern Wisconsin and beyond. Some areas we service include (but aren’t limited to): Black Earth, Cross Plains, Mazomanie, Mount Horeb, Blue Mounds, Blanchardville, Ridgeway, Dodgeville, Spring Green, Richland Center, Lone Rock, LaCrosse, Madison, Middleton, Verona, Fitchburg, Waunakee, Sun Prairie, Deforest, Arena, Avoca, Argyle, Cassville, Muscoda, and many more!
Native plants will greatly improve the quality of habitat and overall diversity on your property. More than any service we offer native plantings are tailored to each site, and whether you have a half-acre or a half-section, we can help you design, install, and maintain native plantings that are appropriate for your property. Our services include custom… Continue reading Native Plantings
Ecological Restoration is the process by which we restore natural systems to health. Quercus specializes in restoring the native plant communities of the Upper Midwest, including prairies, savannas, woodlands, and wetlands. We use various tools and techniques and take a long term approach to accomplish your restoration goals and produce lasting results. Stewardship starts with you! We are… Continue reading Ecological Restoration
Your land is your legacy, but also an investment. Having a clear plan can save you a lot of time and money over the long run. Every property is different, we recommend a plan that is tailored to your specific property and goals. Since natural processes are typically measured in years and decades, ecological management… Continue reading Management Planning
Why burn? Quercus Land Stewardship uses fire as a tool in restoring and managing natural landscapes in Wisconsin. We see fire as a powerful, natural force that is deeply ingrained in our landscape’s history. We understand that prescribed fire, when used carefully, is an indispensable tool in ecological restoration and land management for us in… Continue reading Prescribed Burning
Exotic invasive plants are one of the largest threats to our natural communities we face today. At Quercus, we face them a lot. From spraying garlic mustard, to mowing wild parsnip, and cutting and treating buckthorn; controlling invasive species has easily become the largest part of our business. Over the years we have learned and… Continue reading Invasive Species Control
A botanical inventory will introduce you to the diversity of plant species found on even small sites. Not only will a botanical survey give you a complex and detailed picture of the condition of the plant communities, interpreting the current state of the vegetation can give us insight into what type of plant communities existed… Continue reading Botanical Inventory