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Cedarburg Environmental Study Area

Category: OWLT Preserves
Location: Cedarburg
Size: 38.0 Acres

Located in the Town of Cedarburg, CESA is 38 acres. This preserve contains wetlands, ponds, open meadow, conifer forests and mixed hardwood forests. Additionally, walking through the preserve you will see unique insects, birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, and an amazing array of ant hills. Specific birds that you will see are the blue-winged teal, wood ducks, mallards, green herons and warbling vireo. Specific plants that you will see are red maple, red osier dogwood, white pine and jack-in-the pulpit.  As the name suggests this preserve is dedicated to the natural world’s study and regularly hosts school groups and various other organization groups such as the Boy Scouts.

This preserve is possible because the Senglaub family of Cedarburg graciously sold the OWLT this parcel. Several years prior to OWLT ownership, the Senglaubs initiated a major transformation of the former agricultural fields. Multiple wetlands and ponds were created in addition they planted over 40,000 trees. This dramatically changed the landscape and created a wide variety of habitats. For their extraordinary efforts the Senglaubs received the Wisconsin Land Conservation Association Habitat Development Award in 1988. Visit this preserve to hike, bird watch, fish, hunt or cross country ski.

pdfCESA_Trail_Map_2012.pdf1.29 MB

Directions Google Map
Trail System Yes
Parking Lot
Deer Hunting Bow
Water Access Pond, Swamp

Location

555 Granville Rd, 53092, Cedarburg

Our Preserves

1541 E Cedar Creek Rd, 53024, Grafton

555 Granville Rd, 53092, Cedarburg

2010 Decorah Rd, 53095, West Bend

10370 W Wildwood Ct., 53092, Mequon

1630 Decorah Rd, 53095, West Bend

4970 Country Club Rd, 53074 , Port Washington

3540 Beaver Dam Rd, 53090, West Bend

N6625 Clover Valley Road, 53021, Fredonia

6670 Lovers Lane Rd, 53090, West Bend

1211 Dahlia Lane, 53024, Grafton

Jay Road, Town of Farmington

326 E. Newark Drive, West Bend, WI 53090

1400 County Hwy K, 53027, Erin

766 Hwy 33, West Bend, WI 53095

3210 County Highway KK, 53074, Port Washington

5401 Shannon Road, Hartford, WI 53027

2000 HWY 33, Saukville, WI 53080

5827 S. Oak Road, West Bend, WI 53095

4513 W Bonniwell Rd, Mequon, WI 53097

793 Dublin Drive, 53027, Hartford

Other Projects

8200 W County Line Rd, 53097, Mequon

Phone: (262) 242-8055
Fax: (262) 242-8056
Website: mequonnaturepreserve.org