Places We Protect

Partnering for Protection

The Northern Great Lakes Forest Project is the single largest land protection project in Michigan, featuring a working forestry conservation easement on roughly 248,000 acres of privately owned forest land and creating a linked corridor of protected lands across eight counties in the Upper Peninsula. Read more

The Nature Conservancy plays a role in protecting many significant natural areas around the state beyond its own preserves. Whether it's assisting in the purchase of land, transferring Conservancy properties to local land trusts or state and federal partners, or working with private landowners on conservation easements and property management plans, we take a collaborative approach to achieve long-term conservation goals for nature and people.


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