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To learn about the innovative strategies our conservation staff are developing and the priority places where they are being put into action, visit How We Work. Below are stories about individual conservation projects designed to protect and transform, and the people who inspire our work.
The dunes at Point Betsie provide habitat for threatened species like Pitcher's thistle, but have also suffered from invasive baby's breath. Read what The Nature Conservancy is doing to protect this important place.
Ensuring the health of the world's largest freshwater dune system—more than 275,000 acres—requires cooperation, collaboration, and innovation.
Enjoy nature and give back at the same time by volunteering for The Nature Conservancy!
Think you know which invasive species to be on the lookout for? Well, here are a few that may surprise you.
Fire is an essential natural process. Learn why we are reintroducing fire back into many of Michigan’s natural landscapes.
Check out what the Conservancy is doing in Grand Traverse Bay to control aquatic invasive species and restore spawning habitat for native fish of the Great Lakes.
See the world’s largest freshwater dune system and learn how we’re working with partners to protect this magnificent shoreline for plants, people… and piping plovers!
Follow avid birder and photographer Bob as he explains the joy and satisfaction of birding in the Great Lakes region in this video produced by Detroit Public Television and The Nature Conservancy.
- May 22, 2015
- When Power Island Was Henry Ford's Playground
- May 09, 2015
- Ohio asks neighboring states to help fight Lake Erie's algae
- April 28, 2015
- Bigger bang for your buck: Restoring fish habitat by removing barriers
- April 03, 2015
- Upper Peninsula wood used in Final Four court built by Michigan company
- March 26, 2015
- Saginaw Bay Watershed receives $2.5 million for conservation project
- March 16, 2015
- Saginaw seeks money to put 'Riverfront Park' where GM plant once stood
- February 18, 2015
- Detroit River: The good, the bad, the ugly
- January 23, 2015
- Officials taking regional approach to birding
- January 14, 2015
- The Nature Conservancy and Michigan Agri-Business Association Move Forward with Innovative Water Quality Partnership in Michigan's Saginaw Bay Watershed
- November 03, 2014
- MACD Honors Mary Fales and The Nature Conservancy with 2014 Friend of Conservation Award
- October 28, 2014
- The Coastal Wetlands of Western Lake Erie: Have We Lost our Swiss Army Knife?
- August 13, 2014
- Mending the Meander with the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
- July 23, 2014
- Girls from New York City experience the outdoors in the U.P.
- April 11, 2014
- Nature Conservancy gets $1M grant for purchase of St. Martin Island, improving wetlands
- January 06, 2014
- Restoring Lake Erie's largest wetland (Great Lakes Echo)
- January 05, 2014
- Great Lakes Only Region In U.S. To Gain Wetlands, Report Finds (Huffington Post)