Fire: Spring Newsletter 2022
This spring, we are thinking about fire. In this issue, we shine the spotlight on our volunteer prescribed burn crew and how they help reintroduce a necessary ecological process to the nature preserves we own and manage. We also talk to a landowner about his experience implementing fire in the management of his conservation-easement protected property. This issue also includes a profile of a dedicated LCWM volunteer, Andrew Lidral, and news from Dune Harbor County Park, Kuker Van-Til Nature Preserve, and The Highlands. Check out the stories below!
Read the stories:
- Letter from the Executive Director
- Andrew Lidral channels his appreciation for nature through volunteering
- Meet the volunteers setting your favorite nature preserves on fire
- Conservation easement owners can help reintroduce fire to Michigan forests
- Muskegon County opens the southern 214 acres of Dune Harbor County Park
- The Highlands is now protected by a conservation easement
- Six acres added to Kuker-Van Til Nature Preserve
You can also read the newsletter in its entirety here.
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P.S. – If you’d like to read more about fire in Michigan ecosystems, check out LCWM Communications Manager Marie Orttenburger’s graduate school project Sparks and Flames.