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By the Numbers:

34,509 acres saved
  • Over 1,150 acres have been preserved in partnership with the United States Forest Service.
  • More than 7,700 acres have been protected though the Conservation Loans program.

Projects

Tackling Food Deserts in Michigan

Tackling Food Deserts in Michigan

What are you having for dinner? Imagine trying to answer that question if you couldn’t get to a grocery...
Michigan’s Farmland Legacy Program

Michigan’s Farmland Legacy Program

Protecting farmland from development has been a priority in Michigan for a long time—over 20 years. Roughly 63 properties...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Preserving Farms and Natural Areas in the Ann Arbor Greenbelt

Preserving Farms and Natural Areas in the Ann Arbor Greenbelt

The Ann Arbor Greenbelt is an innovative long-term land preservation program to curb the negative effects of development and...