Variety of Wildlife Tracks Identified on Guided Hike

On Saturday, February 9th, Chippewa Watershed Conservancy (CWC) board member and Isabella Conservation District educational coordinator, Mike LeValley led a small group on an exploration of CWC’s Halls Lake Natural Area to search for signs of winter wildlife activity. After a few inches of snow fell a day prior to the event, we were able […]

Anne Messinger Nearly Doubles Size of Conservation Easement

In rural Deerfield Township, Isabella County, Anne Messinger took leadership of protecting the land where she resides. Anne reached out to the Conservancy in spring 2018 to see if several parcels adjacent to her 18 acres protected under a conservation easement with the CWC would make a good addition. When board member Stan Lilley and […]

Board Approves Strategic Plan; CWC Mission, Vision & Values Revised

The Chippewa Watershed Conservancy Board of Directors recently approved a new three-year strategic plan which will go into effect on January 1st, 2019. The planning framework highlights our goals as an organization for areas such as land protection, land stewardship, marketing, public outreach, environmental education, fundraising and more for the next three years. Click here […]