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Conservation Agreement Success: Reed Family

200 Acres along the Pere Marquette River Todd and Budde Reed love to hunt. They also love the scenic beauty and forested river frontage of their family’s private hunting land, and so do their sons. For these reasons the Reeds created a conservation easement with the...

Conservation Agreement Success: Cecilia Vanderbout

Cecialia Vanderbout Protects Her Family Farm One of the last and largest fragments of family farming in Plainfield Township, Kent County was preserved by the Land Conservancy in December 2006. Cecilia Vanderbout created a conservation easement that permanently protects her 33 acres of the once expansive...

Conservation Agreement Success: The Byams

The majestic hemlocks towering over the creek that meanders into Muskrat Lake have stood like sentries for decades. Now, thanks to the generous creation of a conservation easement by Jeff and Anya Byam, this beautiful forest will be protected forever. Located approximately a half a mile...

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