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At the Land Conservancy of West Michigan, we work to keep nature nearby and help people protect, enjoy, and care for natural land in West Michigan. We conserve land by creating public nature preserves, providing support to governments creating natural areas, and helping private landowners protect their own land.  We also institute stewardship initiatives to care for the land and provide educational opportunities through workshops and field trips. Learn more.

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Restoration Set to Begin at Mt. Baldhead in Saugatuck

The Land Conservancy of West Michigan announces that restoration work at Mt. Baldhead in Saugatuck, Michigan will begin on or about February 1 (weather dependent).   Restoration and Reforestation A tree service firm has been hired by the Land Conservancy to cut down the dead trees on Mt. Baldhead that pose a potential hazard to…

Holiday Hike Challenge 2013/2014 – Results

From December 14, 2013 to January 14, 2014, we held our second annual Holiday Hike Challenge. This family-friendly event was intended to encourage people to get outside and spend some time in nature during the holiday season. At 12 of our nature preserves, we selected one tree and decorated it with a big red bow….

Land Conservancy Permanently Protects Land in Six West Michigan Counties

The Land Conservancy of West Michigan is pleased to announce six new protected properties throughout West Michigan. Protected forever for the benefit of future generations, these properties were selected for preservation based on their high conservation value including wildlife habitat, targeted river or lake front, proximity to other protected lands, accessibility, and threat of degradation….

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