Blue Mounds Area Project: Promoting Restoration and Stewardship of Native Habitats

Skip Navigation
view of Blue Mound from the south

Our Mission

The Blue Mounds Area Project is a community-based organization that seeks to inspire, inform and empower private landowners in the Southwestern Wisconsin region to enjoy, protect and restore native biodiversity and ecosystem health.

Visit BMAP on Facebook

Photos of recent events and more!

Upcoming Events and News

Next Steps: Considering the future of BMAP

Saturday April 8, 2017, 8 AM - Noon
Mount Horeb branch of the State Bank of Cross Plains 1740 Springdale Street in Mount Horeb (next to Culver's Restaurant) in the second floor conference room.

The Blue Mounds Area Project Board of Directors is sponsoring a brainstorming session on Saturday, April 8 from 8 am to Noon. We will be looking at how BMAP might look in the future. Any BMAP member is encouraged to join in the discussion. Please email Amy Alstad ( if you plan to attend.

Muralt Bluff State Natural Area Walk

Saturday May 20, 2017 - 10AM to Noon
Meet at the Muralt Bluff parking lot immediately west of W2635 County F, Albany, WI

Join Tom Mitchell (site manager) for a guided hike of the 62-acre Muralt Bluff State Natural Area. Come see the results of over 2,000 hours of on-the-ground work effort over the last two years by The Prairie Enthusiasts' Prairie Bluff chapter members. Tom will discuss the history, geology and land management, and point out many rare and uncommon prairie species. Don't miss this opportunity to see one of Southern Wisconsin's tallgrass prairie gems!

Light refreshments will be served after the walk.

BMAP Summer Gatherings 2017

Each summer BMAP arranges public visits to a few of our members' properties for a tour and a potluck picnic. BMAP supplies the brats, beer and fixings. You bring a dish to pass. Free and open to the public. Check our web site at for changes or last minute cancellation information.

All BMAP Summer Gatherings start at 6:30 p.m. with potluck following the tour.

BMAP's publication "Reading the Driftless Landscape" is still available!

Find out more about it and how to get your copy.

Contact Us

Blue Mounds Area Project
PO Box 332
Mt. Horeb, WI 53572

Phone: 608-561-2627 (608-561-BMAP)

Donate to BMAP or Renew Your Membership Online