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Second Saturday Workday at The Highlands

The Highlands 2715 Leonard Street Northwest, Grand Rapids, MI

Join the Land Conservancy of West Michigan to harvest and plant live stakes to help in the reforestation of The Highlands.  Register on Eventbrite About Second Saturday Events The Land Conservancy’s 16 nature preserves contain an incredible diversity of natural features including prairies, forests,...

Native Plants, Pollinators, and How You Can Help

The Highlands 2715 Leonard Street Northwest, Grand Rapids, MI

Join Maisie Wiler and the Land Conservancy of West Michigan for an informational walk highlighting native plants at The Highlands. Maisie will discuss a variety of plants and their unique benefits to pollinators, as well as share tips about cultivating your own native plant garden....

Managing for Oak Wilt

Wege Foundation Natural Area 11715 Vergennes Road, Lowell

Oak wilt is a growing problem for both private and public land managers. This invasive forest pest kills infested oaks and is difficult to manage. Attendees will be given a free white oak seedling (while supplies last)! Please register to attend! We will meet in...

Second Saturday Workday at Brower Lake Nature Preserve

Brower Lake Nature Preserve 8748 Je-Ne-Be-Dr, Rockford, MI

Join the Land Conservancy of West Michigan to remove invasive garlic mustard as part of the ongoing restoration at Brower Lake Nature Preserve.  Register on EventBrite About Second Saturday Events The Land Conservancy’s 16 nature preserves contain an incredible diversity of natural features including...

Celebrating Dune Harbor Park Muskegon County

Dune Harbor County Park 2161 Seminole Road, Norton Shores, MI

Dune Harbor Park Muskegon County is officially open to the public, and you are invited to celebrate! Thanks to the generous support of the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund, landowner Robert Chandonnet, his daughters, Suzette Colon and Deanna Chandonnet, and YOU, Muskegon County has acquired...

Cascade Peace Park Guided Hike

Cascade Peace Park 8900 Grand River Ave Se, Ada

Your favorite parks and natural areas are protected through teamwork. The Land Conservancy of West Michigan often partners with government and community organizations to support their acquisition of natural land for protection and public use. Such partnerships were crucial in the protection of Cascade Peace...

Second Saturday Workday at Dune Pines Nature Preserve

Dune Pines Nature Preserve 4580 Audubon Road, Holland, MI

Join the Land Conservancy of West Michigan to remove invasive garlic mustard as part of the ongoing restoration at Dune Pines Nature Preserve.  Register on EventBrite About Second Saturday Events The Land Conservancy’s 16 nature preserves contain an incredible diversity of natural features including...

Summer Solstice at Saugatuck Dunes State Park

Saugatuck Dunes State Park PR23+4F Holland, Michigan, Holland

The Summer Solstice marks the height of Michigan’s long, sunny days. Soak up the late evening sunshine and join brothers Joel and Josh Betts on a guided exploration of Saugatuck Dunes State Park. Joel will highlight unique ecological features and identify birds and plants in...

Second Saturday Workday at Upriver Nature Preserve

Join the Land Conservancy of West Michigan to build a loop trail at the new Upriver Nature Preserve, generously donated to the Land Conservancy by an anonymous family this spring. Tools, water, and snacks will be provided. Please wear work boots and bring your own...

Mindfulness Walk at Minnie Skwarek Nature Preserve

Minnie Skwarek Nature Preserve 15160 Leonard Road, Spring Lake, MI

Nicole Feenstra of Wild Ones Wellness will lead us on a calming mindfulness walk through Minnie Skwarek Nature Preserve. Slow down and learn about the various ways one can spend meaningful time in nature. During this walk we will pause, reflect, and breathe, allowing our...

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