HeadWaters Land Conservancy

Category: Community Conservation Area


Our Land, Our Water, Our Future

Join HWLC as we unveil our newest nature preserve and community conservation area.

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Become a Volunteer Land Steward

Are you interested in current conservation topics such as natural resource management, outdoor recreation, citizen science, ecosystem preservation, and invasive species eradication? Through participation in this program volunteers will become certified in the techniques needed to be an effective Land Steward.

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Seven Myths of Michigan Public Lands

Originally posted on Northern Michigan Conservation Network:
Many may recall the debate in 2012 surrounding what was then known as the “Land Cap” bill. Although some improvements to the original bill were secured, PA 240 of 2012 became law and…

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Family Snowshoe Hike

Join us for a tranquil snowshoe hike through the forest at the Sturgeon River Preserve. Look for woodpeckers and wildlife tracks as you wind through the firs and cedars along the banks of the Sturgeon River.

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Bringing the Outdoors In: Wildlife Exhibit

Do you or someone you know have a wildlife artifact that they would like to donate to HeadWaters Land Conservancy? HWLC is curating a wildlife exhibit that showcases the wildlife that call northern Michigan home.

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Families Find Fun Geocaching at the Sturgeon River Preserve!

Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using a GPS device (handheld GPS unit or GPS-enabled smartphone) played by people around the world.

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Off the Map: Take a Little Hike

By Michael Jones Special to the Herald Times DOVER TWP. — Don’t have time to hike the scenic trails in the Pigeon River Country State Forest? Don’t worry. Thanks to the HeadWaters Land Conservancy, a 40-acre preserve just west of…

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