The Empire-Sauk Chapter is active in a varied landscape with prairies and savannas in the Driftless area, and across the terminal moraine with prairies on glacial till and on drumlins. We are involved with many aspects of prairie conservation, protecting and restoring prairies and savannas, offering naturalist led field trips and supporting citizen science and research. We welcome volunteers in all aspects of our activities.

Learn more by visiting About our chapter and Sites and projects (this page includes a map of sites) web pages. 

The Empire-Sauk chapter covers Columbia, Dane, Sauk, and eastern Iowa Counties in Wisconsin.

Chapter contact:  [email protected]

Facebook:  Chapter page

What's New

Jobs available at our chapter preserves!  We are gearing up for a summer of restoration activities on lands we manage. The positions include paid internships, land manager assistants, and a GIS specialist. See the Job Postings webpage for details.


Winter work party schedule is out!  Help is needed this winter with tree and brush removal & brush pile burning. Check out the new flier for winter opportunities.


To stay up to date on our chapter, sign up for our email list by contacting [email protected] or find us on Facebook.


A map of Empire Sauk Chapter managed sites is available  Thanks to the work of Joshua Mayer and Scott Fulton, a pdf map of chapter managed sites is available. You can also use a Google Map to interactively view sites and get directions.