Bow in the Clouds Special Appeal

Bow in the Clouds Special Appeal

Give the Gift of Nature! YES! I want to help create universal, barrier-free access at Bow in the Clouds Preserve! “Everybody needs beauty … places to play in and pray in where nature may heal and cheer and give strength to the body and soul alike.” — John Muir It is...
South Haven Rotary Club Grant

South Haven Rotary Club Grant

Many thanks to the South Haven Rotary Club (SHRC) for awarding us a $350 grant of support that we will use at Pilgrim Haven Natural Area to continue our plantings in the woodland restoration project. Though most people think of the beach when they think of this...
Portman Nature Preserve is Now Open!

Portman Nature Preserve is Now Open!

The community’s newest preserve has finally opened its gates! After years of planning and preparation, and a frenzied last few weeks filled with fine-tuning, Portman Nature Preserve finally opened its gates to the public last Saturday, October 21. And after all...
A Little Love for Ox Creek

A Little Love for Ox Creek

Kevin Haight, President Two Rivers Coalition It’s easy to love the Paw Paw River — cold water running over gravel bars, huge floodplain forests, its myriad clear tributaries. But it’s hard to generate enthusiasm for the river’s final tributary, Ox Creek. Ox Creek...
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...
Trail Prep at Portman

Trail Prep at Portman

October 7, 1 – 4 pm Portman Nature Preserve We can’t wait to share this spectacular land with the public at Portman Nature Preserve’s upcoming Grand Opening! But there’s still plenty of sprucing up and prepping to do before Portman Nature...
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...