HeadWaters Land Conservancy

Double Your Dollars Challenge

Through a generous matching grant from the J.A. Woollam Foundation your donation to HeadWaters Land Conservancy has the potential to be matched dollar for dollar. Read More

Family Snowshoe Hike

Thanks to all who attended the Family Snowshoe Hike. We had a great time and look forward to having more snowshoe hikes next season. Here are some photos from the event. Read More

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. Read More

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!

Bringing the Outdoors In: Wildlife Exhibit

 

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. We enjoy taking these artifacts to a variety of different places to teach people about the different animals that live in northeast Michigan.

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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 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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Families Protecting Treasured Land for Future Generations to Enjoy

Together, we are conserving and restoring publicly important lands that support outstanding biodiversity, waterways, fisheries, recreational and educational opportunities, cultural sites, agricultural lands, and spectacular scenery. Read More