Watkins Lake State Park and County Preserve is Michigan’s 103rd state park

Watkins Lake State Park and County Preserve is Michigan’s 103rd state park

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced a $2.9 million purchase of 717 acres of land in Norvell Township, Jackson County. Combined with 405 acres of contiguous land owned by the Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission in Manchester Township, the property will become the 1,122-acre Watkins Lake State Park and County Preserve. “Because this […]

Trustee receives statewide award for caring for environment

Trustee receives statewide award for caring for environment

“Conservation Hero” Charity Steere received the Abby Mahan Gartland Stewardship Award at the Heart of the Lakes land conservation summit on May 19, 2016. The award honors Charity’s lifelong commitment to caring for the environment through hands-on service, being the longest-serving Trustee of Legacy Land Conservancy, and many other contributions. Charity says, “I am pleased […]