Michigan

Protecting the Great Lakes State

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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.

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Protect: Certifying Forests for Sustainability

We all use wood, paper and products made from trees, but we love our forests and need them to stay healthy and abundant. Sustainable forestry and certification programs can help foresters maximize their long-term economic potential while protecting the ecological integrity and diversity of our northern forests.


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January 20, 2017
$10 deal will turn closed GM foundry & landfill in Michigan into urban park
November 04, 2016
Newberry students witness ceremonial tree felling for NCAA Final Four basketball courts
October 27, 2016
Michigan Dune Alliance helps protect Michigan's iconic sand dunes from invasive species
October 18, 2016
Wildlife refuge could play role in revitalizing struggling urban area
September 15, 2016
Four-year Project Develops Information to Help Improve Stream Health across the Western Lake Erie Basin
September 02, 2016
Protecting the Saginaw Bay Watershed & the Headwaters of the Shiawassee River
August 25, 2016
Nooks and crannies: Project rebuilds spawning habitats in Grand Traverse Bay
July 05, 2016
NASA joins fight against invasive Great Lakes shoreline plant
July 03, 2016
New Trustees for The Nature Conservancy's Michigan Chapter

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