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

Conserving Water Resources

Conserving Water Resources

Shannon Brines began operating Brines Farm in 2004. Located in Dexter, Michigan (roughly 10 miles northwest of Ann Arbor),...
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...
Increasing Farm Productivity

Increasing Farm Productivity

Adam and Dru Montri started Ten Hens Farm in 2008 with little more than a quarter acre of land....

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...