News Archive

Congratulations, Bruce!

Bruce joined SWMLC in May 2015 as part of the Stewardship Crew and was recently promoted to Land Protection Specialist.

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New 5k Nature Trail Courses

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!

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Big Marsh Farm CE Completed

We're excited to announce the completion of the purchased conservation easement (CE) on Larry & Jerrilyn Holcomb's 476-acre Big Marsh Farm property, which is located at the southern end of Michigan Audubon Society’s (MAS) Baker Sanctuary in Calhoun County, several...

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2-Mile Section of the Paw Paw River Protected

Late in summer 2016, we completed the Nelson purchased conservation easement project, consisting of two adjacent conservation easements totaling 164 acres and protecting a two-mile stretch of the lower Paw Paw River just downstream of Coloma, Berrien County.

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Augusta Floodplain Forest: purchase completed!

We are excited to announce a new preserve for the benefit of southwest Michigan: the Robert and Rosalie Emmons Augusta Floodplain Forest! It protects 290 acres along the Kalamazoo River with some of the best quality forest habitat in the southern lower peninsula. In...

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Southwest Michigan
Land Conservancy
8395 East Main St.
Galesburg, MI 49053

269-324-1600 conserveland@swmlc.org

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