Nature Tag

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...

National Trails Day Hike & Paddle

The Land Conservancy and Ottawa County Parks are teaming up for National Trails Day! The afternoon will begin with a guided paddle on the Pigeon River, one of Ottawa County’s hidden gems and will meet up with a guided wildflower hike upon arrival at Hemlock...

Capturing Flower Creek Dunes

The following post is from Preserved! artist Randi Ford. The post was originally posted at randifordart.com where you can see more of her work. Learn more about the Preserved! art program here. I visited the Flower Creek Dunes for the first time recently, to become inspired for the Land...

Black Friday Prairie Planting

Another day of collecting seeds of native prairie plants to use in restoration projects at Saul Lake Bog and other nature preserves....

Walking on Sunshine

The following post is from Preserved! artist Kathy Mohl. The post was originally posted at https://kathymohl.com/blog where you can see more of her work. Learn more about the Preserved! art program and purchase tickets to the Grand Rapids gallery opening here. The first step of plein air painting is...

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