Wisconsin Hometown Stories

Sauk Prairie: A New Chapter

Clip: Special | 8m

When the Badger Army Ammunition plant closed, a process to determine future uses of the land began, leading to plans for conservation, education, recreation and sustainable agriculture. The villages celebrate their agricultural heritage and their unique place on the river.

Aired: 10/11/19

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Sauk Prairie was funded by major support from Greg and Carol Griffin, Darlene Ballweg, Culver’s Foundation, and Wollersheim Winery & Distillery, with additional support from Bank of Prairie du Sac, Consumers Cooperative, Sid and Lisa Cook, John and Alice Grady, Richard and Marilyn McFarlane, Milwaukee Valve Company, Ellen Paul, Sauk County UW Extension, Arts and Culture Committee and Wisconsin Arts Board, Schwarz Insurance, Tim and Pat Size, Jim Slattery, Tools for Marketing, Inc., Wyttenbach Meats, the Focus Fund for Wisconsin History supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities, and Friends of Wisconsin Public Television.