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Stewardship Workday at Flower Creek Dunes (Second Saturday)

Join us at Flower Creek Dunes Nature Preserve to remove invasive shrubs and spend some time in a scenic lakeshore locale.  About Second Saturday Events The Land Conservancy’s 16 nature preserves contain an incredible diversity of natural features including prairies, forests, and wetlands that are great places...

Thomas Hegewald’s images tell stories

[caption id="attachment_15531" align="alignright" width="450"] Thomas Hegewald pictured at The Highlands. Image by Thomas Hegewald[/caption] During a tour of a Scotland nature preserve in 2018, photographer Thomas Hegewald witnessed first hand the healing effect restoration projects can have on a landscape. The land he was touring had...

2018 Year in Review

As 2018 comes to a close, we look back on another whirlwind year. We added conservation agreements, helped with a major public acquisition, said goodbye to a few of our longtime staff and welcomed new staff, and we continue to be driven by a growing...

White Lake Guided Nature Walks – October

Explore and enjoy the pristine natural areas of White Lake as you are lead by an expert area naturalist. Each walk will feature a specific topic, such as coastal dune conservation, local ecology, or the importance and challenge of maintaining natural areas in the city....

Stewardship Workday at Flower Creek Dunes (Second Saturday)

Details Time to get to work on one of our newest nature preserve additions! This will be the first summer for the new addition at Flower Creek Dunes Nature Preserve. Over the winter, a cottage was removed from a high point on the dunes and soon new...

A Day on the Burn Crew

Long before the state of Michigan was made up of a patchwork of geometric farm fields, sprawling cities, meandering highways, and stretches of forest, the state was made up mostly of a dynamic mixture of three landscapes--prairie, oak savanna, and oak forest. Those habitats shifted...

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