What Inspires You? Submit Your Story or Photos

We want to hear from you!

Do you have an inspiring photo of one of Michigan’s special places? Maybe an essay or poem you wrote about a special place you go with your family? If you have an inspiring written piece, or picture of a special place in northeast Michigan, we invite you to share it with us. We are currently looking for everything you love about nature and its protection to use in future newsletters, here on our website, and in other publications. We need your help showing people why Michigan’s special places are so important and why we are in the business of protecting them. Submissions we receive will be featured and used to communicate the impact of special, protected places.

To submit What Inspires You? 

Email your photos or stories to Adam at apoch@headwatersconservancy.org.

Ode to the Log. By: Glen A. Eberly

November, 2006 As I sit on the high bank and watch the log, Yesteryear floods my mind’s eye. A tall broad shouldered oak guards the run, Where the amber clear water of a classic trout stream, Slides over water soaked … Continue reading

Au Sable River Winter Sunset Photo By: Gary Gee

Au Sable River Winter Sunset Photo By: GARY GEE  

Friends in Nature

I truly enjoyed spending the afternoon with you. You and I are a lot alike I fear. Both find peace and tranquility in nature. We don’t have to fire a shot or catch a trout to enjoy what to others might seem a waste of time and energy. Continue reading

The Au Sable Valley – A Unique Place

By John Dallas A portion of Headwaters Land Conservancy’s service area is the Au Sable Rivershed, which stretches from southwest of Gaylord to Oscoda.  The area is known for its fishing, hunting and recreational opportunities.  However, it also has a … Continue reading

Gray Fox Photo By: Mike Mang

The gray fox is a peppery gray on top, reddish-brown on its sides, chest and the back of its head. Its legs and feet are also a reddish color. It has a long bushy tail with a black stripe on … Continue reading

Photos By: Jim Mayer

Jim Mayer is an excellent amateur photographer who loves photographing the local flora and fauna.

“There is nothing that I love more than to be out of doors in northern Michigan”

“The land belongs to the future”


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