Michigan

By the Numbers:

32,400 acres saved
  • Over 1,000 acres have been preserved in partnership with the United States Forest Service.
  • More than 7,500 acres have been protected though the Land Conservation Loan Program.

 


Featured Projects: Michigan

Great Lakes Revolving Fund

Great Lakes Revolving Fund

The establishment of the Great Lakes Revolving Loan Fund addresses the critical need of land trusts and public agencies...
Lake Michigan Beach Clean Up Goes to the Dogs

Lake Michigan Beach Clean Up Goes to the Dogs

The white-sand beaches and charming Lake Michigan communities in southwest Michigan known as Harbor Country are popular weekend getaway...
Saginaw Bay Watershed Initative Network

Saginaw Bay Watershed Initative Network

The largest watershed in Michigan, Saginaw Bay is located between the thumb and forefinger of Michigan’s “mitten” on the...

More Projects: Michigan

Conservation Efforts in Detroit

Conservation Efforts in Detroit

With a generation of young adults leaving in droves to find work, population decline is a serious issue with far-reaching consequences...
Gateway Community Initiative in Michigan

Gateway Community Initiative in Michigan

Waterloo Recreation Area in Michigan is a little-known treasure. About a one-hour drive from Ann Arbor, this 20,000-acre park is...
Go Zero at Rouge Park, Detroit Tree Planting

Go Zero at Rouge Park, Detroit Tree Planting

With a generation of young adults leaving in droves to find work, population decline is a serious issue with...
Leelanau State Park

Leelanau State Park

If you envision Michigan as the palm of your hand, some of the state’s most important conservation lands can...
Preserving Farmland in the Ann Arbor Greenbelt

Preserving Farmland in the Ann Arbor Greenbelt

For a relatively small city, Ann Arbor is a happening place—urbane and collegiate, but also earthy and unpretentious. Downtown...
Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge

Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge

The Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge is the gateway to the Great Lakes and contains one of the largest and...
Sturgeon River

Sturgeon River

Nature-based tourism is an important economic base in many communities, especially in rural places like Michigan’s famed Upper Peninsula...