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Founded in March of 1951, Koenig's Conservation Club Inc. was organized with specific goals in mind: youth education, species propagation & habitat maintenance. Through the years Koenig's goals have been increase and modified to the following: outdoor education, species propagation, habitat restoration & land acquisition. This criteria was set up by Koenig's original board members for the enhancement of the out of doors for outdoor enthusiasts is Sheboygan County & the State of Wisconsin. With these goals in mind Koenig's Conservation Club has taken a very active role as caretaker of our natural resources.

Originally named after the tavern, Koenig's Corner on 29th & Main Ave. in Sheboygan, where the club was formed, Koenig's Corner Conservation Club met there for more than 2 decades before moving its club facilities to Cty Trk PP & EE south of Sheboygan Falls & renaming the organization to Koenig's Conservation Club. In the time since the move to this location Koenig's went from a remodeled one car garage as a club house to a new facility in 1976, which has since been added to, which houses all of the clubs functions. Although still in the same location the roadways are now named Hwy 28 & Broadway Ave.

Koenig's, through the hard work and determination of its members, has a lot of accomplishment throughout the years of which to be proud. The club has been named Sheboygan County Conservation Club of the Year numerous times. Many members have been honored as Conservationist of the Year as well. The Sheboygan County Conservation Hall of Fame has inducted three Koenig's members, two of whom are the only original charter members still alive & active. Koenig's can also boast of being named, in the past, Conservation Organization of the Year by the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation as well as receiving the Presidents Award from the National Wildlife Federation. These, along with numerous awards from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Wisconsin Conservation Congress, reaffirm Koenig's Conservation Club's commitment to the outdoor community in the area.

Throughout the years the Club has taken on many ongoing projects that have been maintain for many years. Besides the land that houses the club grounds, the Club also owns 20 acres adjacent to the Sheboygan County airport. The Club also acquired 40 acres located in the Sheboygan Marsh. In addition, the Club constructed and maintains public piers at the Sheboygan Marsh, Little Elkhart Lake & Gerber's Lake. Club members also take an active role in the "Adopt a Highway" clean up program.

Koenig's Conservation Club, and its 60 active members, does not stand alone. Koenig's takes an active role in the Sheboygan County Conservation Association and its 32 member clubs. Koenig's is also affiliated with state groups like Wisconsin Waterfowl Association, Wisconsin Wildlife Federation in addition to many national groups like the National Wild Turkey Federation, Pheasants Forever and the NRA to name a few. The Club limits membership to 60 persons to insure that all members take an active role in their responsibilities to the outdoors as set up in the Club by-laws. Despite this membership limit, there is a list of over 25 persons waiting to join Koenig's Conservation Club.

Koenig's Conservation Club Inc., committed to serving the outdoor community for over 50 years as a leader in conservation and through immeasurable effort and countless projects, will continue to make a commitment to the State of Wisconsin and Sheboygan County to restore and maintain our most important resource, the outdoors.

 


Koenig's Conservation Club
3824 Broadway Avenue
Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085
Phone: 920 467-2722
E-mail: staff@koenigsconservationclub.com