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Volunteer Spotlight: The Palmer Woods Mountain Bike Trail Crew

One group that was able to eventually meet up and work in a socially distant fashion was the “Palmer Woods Mountain Bike Trail Crew.” Every Tuesday evening from late August […]

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Americorps: A Year of Service

AmeriCorps members Veronica Bauer and Grace Nagle were hoping to spend their service term at the Leelanau Conservancy. “Huron Pines has several host sites where we applied,” Grace said. “Then […]

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Board Chair’s Column: Jim Nugent

Photo above of the Mawby Family Farm near Suttons Bay by Mark Smith Leelanau County is a land of spectacular natural features and amazing farmland. The Leelanau Conservancy is working […]

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What We Do

Our mission: conserve the land, water and scenic character of Leelanau County

We opened our doors in 1988 dedicated to the idea that there's no place like Leelanau. Our founders believed that the Leelanau Peninsula's unique landscape deserved to be protected forever.

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