$60,000 Match was met!

Thank you to everyone who donated to the J.A. Woollam Match Grant.  We had an original match of $45,000 and met that goal very quickly. Then John Woollam “upped” the match to $60,000 and again we were able to reach that goal for the match.

The J.A. Woollam match grant is very important to HeadWaters Land Conservancy. Thank you John Woollam, Together We Save Land Forever!

5th Annual Hotshots for HeadWaters a huge success!

IMG_2447August 26, 2017 was a wonderful day to be a clay shooter at the 5th Annual Hotshots for HeadWaters Fundraiser.

The weather was beautiful and the shish kebab lunch was fantastic. The Lewis class scoring was used for the first time with three winners: Jerry Boron, Jim Supina and Bob Morgner.

All proceeds from this annual event will go towards the HeadWaters Land Conservancy mission of “protecting the diversity and beauty of northeast Michigan”.

Thank you to all the great sponsors, shooters and volunteers.  See you again in 2018!twyman-family-on-cart.jpg

1st Annual Earth Day Recycling Fair

We celebrated Earth Day by having a Recycling Fair on Saturday, April 22nd at Jay’s Sporting Goods in Gaylord Michigan. Area youth constructed useful items from re-purposed and/or recycled items. Over 70 fantastic exhibits were displayed.

Salvation Army, Habitat Restore and Crossroads Industries also had displays of  examples of items that could be re-purposed and reused to keep out of the landfill.

Hourly workshops were held to craft unique items from wood, wine corks, strips of  material, wine bottles and plastic bottles.

 

With Every Eligible Purchase You Make, Amazon Will Donate 0.5% to HWLC

We’re excited to announce that HeadWaters Land Conservancy is now an AmazonSmile participant! AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support the conservancy every time you shop at Amazon, at no cost to you. Simply click on the banner below and sign in with your Amazon account information (or create an account if you do not already have one).HWLCAmazon_smile_banner-300x254
With every eligible purchase you make, Amazon will donate 0.5% to HWLC. Your Amazon experience does not change; you will still find the same low prices, huge selection and convenience that you know and love, but with the added bonus of supporting local conservation. As you are filling your cart with holiday gifts this season, know that you are supporting us in our mission to preserve land for everyone’s benefit and helping to sustain our vibrant communities.

Let Us Know How You Are Spending Your Winter

Are the cold, snowy days calling you outdoors? Where are you and your family finding winter fun this season? There are many great ways to experience “Up North” Michigan in the winter months, tell us what activities you enjoy most.  Just make sure to have the hot cocoa ready when everyone comes back inside!

 Don’t forget to check out the Sturgeon River Preserve this winter!

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 smart phone) played by people around the world.  Participants navigate to a given set of latitude and longitude coordinates, then attempt to find the cache (container) hidden at that location.  Geocaches can vary greatly in size and appearance—they can be anything from a 5-gallon bucket to a film canister.

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