And help to keep nature nearby!
Our StoryAt 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 communities and local 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.
The Land Conservancy of West Michigan is excited to introduce Joe Engel, who will be starting as the new Executive Director in July. A native of Muskegon, Joe spent much of his youth exploring the dunes and shoreline just over the hill from his back dunes home. His love of nature–and a like-minded family–led to…
If you’re lucky enough, you’ve seen Virginia snakeroot in bloom. If you’re like me, you almost passed it by. You may have bent down to part the goldenrod and geranium to find the little nondescript plant there on the ground, its curvy tubular flower hidden beneath its leaves, purple and blotchy and arching up from the base…
The following post is from guest blogger Jill Henemyer. Jill is an avid birder and long time member and volunteer for the Land Conservancy of West Michigan. *** Here in West Michigan we are privileged to live next to the Lake Michigan shoreline, an important link along the Great Lakes pathway for migrating birds. Because…
- White Lake Area Nature Hike – Muskegon State Park 10:30 AM
- Stewardship Workday at B.D. White Nature Preserve (Second Saturday) 9:00 am
- White Lake Area Nature Hike – Duck Lake State Park 10:30 AM