Upcoming Events







Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22, 2014

6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Wetlands Do the Dirty Work for You

Incentives for landowners to be good wetland stewards.

Please join us for a fun and invormative meeting!  This is an informational forum for landowners, local officials, and tribal members sponsored by Friends of the St. Joe River, USDA, Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, and SWMLC.

Where:  Pine Creek Reservation Community Center

              1488 Mno-Bmadzewen Way

              Fulton, MI  49052

To RSVP, call the SWMLC office at 269-324-1600.


Saturday, August 23, 2014

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

7th Annual Art Walk at Wau-Ke-Na

More info to come . . .



PAAWM Paint-Outs

The Plein Air Artists of West Michigan paint outdoors in natural light twice a month, all year long.  Many of their paint-outs are on SWMLC properties, and you are invited to attend those held on public preserves.  Paint-outs are on Saturdays.  They begin at 9 a.m. and end around 1 p.m.

Below is a list of upcoming paintouts on SWMLC preserves.

May 24 - Pilgrim Haven Natural Area, South Haven

June 14 - Bow in the Clouds Preserve, Kalamazoo

July 26 - Hidden Pond Preserve, Hastings

August 9 - Black River Preserve, South Haven

August 23 - Wau-Ke-Na Art Walk

September 18-24 - Pierce Cedar Creek Institute, Hastings

(This is PAAWM's annual retreat, but the Institute is open to the public.)

October 11 - Kesling Nature Preserve, Three Oaks