The Blue Mounds Area Project

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.

Our Objectives:

What We Do:

Protected Plants
Common Name Scientific Name Category County
American beak grain Diarrhena americana Endangered Iowa
Nodding Rattlesnake Root Prenanthes crepidinea Endangered Iowa
Fire Pink Silene virginica Endangered Iowa
Yellow Giant Hyssop Agastache nepetoides Threatened Iowa
Kitten tails Besseya bullii Threatened Lafayette
Cream gentian Gentiana alba Threatened Iowa
Upland Boneset Eupatorium sessilifolium Special Concern Dane
Twin Leaf Jeffersonia diphylla Special Concern Dane
Butternut Juglans cinerea Special Concern many
Violet Bush Clover Lespedeza violacea Special Concern Iowa
American gromwell Lithospermum latifolium Special Concern Iowa
Christmas Fern Polystichum acrostichoides Special Concern Dane
pomme de prairie Psoralea esculenta Special Concern Green
Heart-leaved skullcap Scutellaria ovata Special Concern Iowa
Prairie Indian Plantain Cacalia tuberosa Threatened Dane
Smooth-sheath Sedge Carex laevivaginata Endangered Dane
Protected Birds
Common Name Scientific Name Category County
Bell’s Vireo Vireo bellii Threatened Dane
Henslow’s sparrow Ammodramus henslowii Threatened Dane Green
Grasshopper sparrow Ammodramus savannarum Special Concern 4 counties
Cerulean warbler Dendroica cerulea Threatened Dane
Acadian flycatcher Empidonax virescens Threatened Dane

For further information, please contact us at

BMAP Board of Directors and Staff

BMAP outreach ecologist: Micah Kloppenburg (

BMAP board of directors
Email to contact any of the board members.

Membership: Amy Alstad

Newsletter: Marci Hess and Julie Raasch

BMAP's IRS determination letter

The BMAP Employer Identification Number (EID) is 39-2006175