Ozaukee Washington Land Trust

July 2021 eNews

From Resilience to Recovery!

Message from Board of Directors - 2018-2021 President, Marjie Tomter

Shortly after I took office as the President of the Board of Directors, Tom Stolp and I were standing in the field on the west side of the Cedar Gorge Clay Bluffs land. We were recording a little video for social media to air the next day about how excited we were to have purchased this significant parcel on the shore of Lake Michigan. I was so excited.

At that time, our acquisition of the land was linked to a developer who was going to sell us a portion of the property and develop the rest as a vineyard and private homes… a very forward-thinking idea. Due to unforeseen circumstances with the developer, unfortunately, the closing did not happen. However, the story doesn’t begin or end there…

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