Grandparents Day Tike Hike

Grandparents Day Tike Hike

Free admission and open to all little kids and their families! Oma and Opa, Baba and Gigi, Nana and Papa, Memaw and Pepaw, Grandma and Grandpa . . . those names mean “love” in any language! This event provides a wonderful opportunity for grandparents to...
Fall Seed Harvest

Fall Seed Harvest

September 16, 1 – 4 pm Sand Creek Preserve Although we hear so much about tree color at this time of year, fall is a gorgeous time to be out in grasslands, too! The goldenrods and asters are still going strong, gracing us with their plentiful yellow and purple...
Annual Members’ Meeting

Annual Members’ Meeting

Savor hors d’oeuvres and wine in the relaxing atmosphere of Cody Kresta Winery, then learn about the latest SWMLC happenings at the business meeting. This year’s Annual Members’ Meeting will be held in Cody Kresta Vineyard & Winery’s new...
Catch the Color

Catch the Color

October 8,12 – 5 pm Spirit Springs Sanctuary and Coon Hollow Preserve SWMLC preserves are natural areas that nurture body, mind, and spirit! The Three Rivers Area Fall Color Tour was started by the Three Rivers Chamber of Commerce in the 1950s, and has been...
Black River Paddle

Black River Paddle

Experience this large, interesting preserve from the comfy seat of your kayak or canoe! The Black River is big enough to be free (usually) of obstacles and small enough to let you relax as you float through the woods and past the stream-filled ravines. Mark your...
Grant Boosts BC Watershed Protection

Grant Boosts BC Watershed Protection

We’re excited to announce that SWMLC has been awarded a two-year $212,000 matching grant from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to permanently conserve more land in the Battle Creek Watershed! This is a follow up grant to the $530,000 we received...