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The Little Traverse Conservancy had one of its most successful land protection years ever in its 40-year history in 2012. All told, these projects protected more than 5,200 acres of land and 9.3 miles of shoreline on streams, rivers, and lakes throughout the Conservancy’s five-county service area.
LAND PROTECTION HIGHLIGHTS
DETOUR– More than three miles of northern Lake Huron shoreline and 145 acres of land on Point DeTour were recently donated to Little Traverse Conservancy as the De Tour Peninsula Nature Preserve. Located just south of De Tour in eastern Chippewa County, this is one of the most ecologically significant properties now owned by the Conservancy as a public preserve.…Continue
In 2005, John Woollam started a vision of LAND protection for a beautiful corner of Beaver Island. With the purchase of 13 acres, he set in play a series of five more purchases over the next four years resulting in a total of 27 acres and 500 feet of Lake Michigan shoreline. q
In the spring of 2011, Woollam worked with Little Traverse Conservancy to place a conservation easement over the…Continue