The accessible boardwalk at the Sturgeon River Preserve is complete! Huge shout out to all of our wonderful donors and volunteers that helped this project come to life. Please go out and enjoy the near 450′ of boardwalk through the wetland at the SRP. Continue reading Sturgeon River Preserve Boardwalk Open!
The log drive fundraiser will take place on August 17th during the Lovells Bridge Walk. Logs are $5 a piece or $20 for 5 logs. If you want to find out more about this wonderful fundraising opportunity or purchase logs please call the office today at 989-731-0573. Continue reading HWLC Log Drive Fundraiser will be here before you know it!
We had our last snowshoe hike of the season this past weekend out at the Louis Groen Nature Preserve in Johannesburg. This was one of several hikes that took place this season. We had a great time snowshoeing with the kids and staff at the Vanderbilt Area Schools, the folks at Crossroads Industries, Scott Warsen … Continue reading Our Last Snowshoe Hike of the Season
We had a great time on our first snowshoe hike of the year out at the Sturgeon River Preserve on Saturday January 26th. We were worried about going forward with it knowing how cold it was going to get but even with it being -10 degrees Fahrenheit we still had a nice group of 9 … Continue reading First snowshoe hike of the year!
Wetlands are very important for a number of reasons and we are thankful that we are able work towards protecting wetlands in northeast Michigan forever. Here are just a few reasons why wetlands are so important, courtesy of earthshare.org. In the US, we have destroyed or degraded 50% of … Continue reading WETLANDS!
Now until the end of the year all qualifying donations will be matched 2-1. That means that if you donate $500.00, the J.A. Woollam Foundation will donate $1000 to match! That’s $1,500 that will help us protect land and water in northeast Michigan forever. Continue reading Endowment match is 2-1!
As partners conserving our natural resources we are grateful for the work of Anglers of the Au Sable and this amazing victory. https://mailchi.mp/8ca91c848638/67xfkey0sl-2837185?e=a1c8d52bf1 Continue reading Huge win for the Au Sable River!
Check out our progress so far on the boardwalk at the Sturgeon River Preserve. Big thanks to our Volunteers and our Donors, Home Depot and the Otsego County Community Foundation. Still a lot of work ahead of us but happy with the progress. Continue reading Progress so far!
Did you forget something important? We’ve all done it before – remembered to do something only to find out it’s too late! Like having your donation matched by the J. A. Woollam Foundation $50,000 grant. Well, we met and then exceeded our goal because lots of folks gave early and very generously! Now here’s the … Continue reading Match Grant “Upped”!
Video Credit: Arielle Breen/Herald Times On February 9, 2018 HeadWaters Land Conservancy took the trailer filled with snowshoes, that was purchased through the United Healthcare grant, to the Vanderbilt area schools. We were very excited to give all the students an opportunity to try out snowshoes if they had never been on them … Continue reading Vanderbilt area schools try out snowshoes!