In the Media


Heuser Woods now protected by Land Conservancy     August 18, 2014, Paw Paw Courier Leader

Take a sneak peak at Pilgrim Haven     July 23, 2014, Kalamazoo Gazette and

Grant, donations help protect Tower Hill     June 11, 2014, Harbor Country News)

Nearly 400 acres preserved in Calhoun County     February 10, 2014, (online)

New nature preserve in Comstock Township     February 4, 2014, (online) and February 6, 2014 Kalamazoo Gazette (print)

Spotlight on conservation easements     September 30, 2013, Holland Sentinel

Public gets peek at nature area plans     July 28, 2013, The Herald-Palladium (South Haven Bureau)

Hopkins couple donate 40 acres for preservation     July 3, 2013, Allegan County News

Goats trump invasive species     May 31, 2013, (online) and June 3, 2013 Kalamazoo Gazette (print)

For the birds and people     April 28, 2013, Herald-Palladium

Schinske's job combines two passions     April 17, 2013, Dowagiac Daily News

Conservancy saves natural spaces     January 2013, Encore Magazine (cover story) 

Controlled burn at Bow in the Clouds Preserve    November 28, 2012 (online) and November 29, 2012 (print)  

SWMLC earns land-trust accreditation   August 29, 2012 (online); September 1, 2012 (print)

Nasty weed that causes burns found in Kalamazoo County   August 3, 2012

New preserve open (video)   August 3, 2012

A new haven for lake lovers   July 23, 2012

Sizzling temps, lack of rain take a toll on fish, natural habitats  July 22, 2012

Public to get early look at the future of Pilgrim Haven   July 19, 2012

Spirit Springs Sanctuary near Marcellus Opened by SWMLC   June 13, 2012

Planning for Management of Fee Lands   Summer 2012 

Warren Dunes drawing large crowds   June 8, 2012 

Southwest Michigan's newest nature preserve soon open to public   June 7, 2012 

ON THE TRAIL: Signs finally lead to Spirit Springs near Marcellus,0,5793609.column         June 3, 2012

Spirit Springs Sanctuary Opens June 9   May 22, 2012

Conservancies reevaluate role in future development of sustainable communities   April 9, 2012      April        Ap

Morel mushrooms in Southwest Michigan, at least for now, a month early   March 20, 2012

Conservancy celebrates 20 years and 10,000 acres    March 1, 2012

Butterflies and snakes may benefit as Michigan's gray wolves fend for themselves, federal protection lifted   

December 22, 2011

Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy takes ownership of 120 acres near South Haven   November 21, 2011

Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy seeks official land conservancy accreditation   November 7, 2011

Erosion is essential to rare clay bluff habitat found along Lake Michigan shoreline, scientists believe   October 21, 2011 (online); October 23, 2011 (print)