New 5k Nature Trail Courses

New 5k Nature Trail Courses

Sometimes a body just wants needs to run in nature. We’ve recently mapped out trail running loops at two of our most popular preserves, Wolf Tree Nature Trails in Oshtemo and Chipman Preserve in Galesburg. These new 5k courses offer a refreshing and fun way to...
Tike Hike & Egg Hunt

Tike Hike & Egg Hunt

Free admission and open to all little kids and their families! WHEN: Sunday, April 9, 3:30 pm WHERE: Chipman Preserve, Comstock Twp., Kalamazoo Co. DETAILS: What’s that in the grass? It’s a big beautiful egg! You and your little ones are invited to a...
Spring Spruce Up at Black River Preserve

Spring Spruce Up at Black River Preserve

Saturday, March 25, 9 am – noon Black River Preserve Black River Preserve has approximately 3.5 miles of paths that traverse cool ravines, open meadows, and floodplain forests. It is SWMLC’s most ambitious trail system to date! A group of passionate and...
Wednesday Warriors’ Next Gig

Wednesday Warriors’ Next Gig

Thursday, March 2, 9 am – noon SWMLC Stewardship Barn Shake off those winter blues, the Warriors are taking a break from hibernation! The Wednesday warriors and other volunteers have been collecting native plant seed on workdays over the past several years, and...