Oh These Irish Hills! gives back

Oh These Irish Hills! gives back

ANN ARBOR, MI—Oh These Irish Hills! donated $1,540 to help protect—forever—the Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan Council’s (GSHOM) Camp O’ the Hills at Wamplers Lake. “When our committee learned of the Conservancy project for Camp O’ the Hills, we all agreed it would be the perfect cause for our annual Run for the Hills 5K,” […]

Reframing the war on invasive plants

Reframing the war on invasive plants

By Allene Smith, Land Steward The conservation community’s effort to slow or stop the spread of invasive plants is often referred to in terms of warfare: invasive plants are the enemy, and we must combat them with every weapon imaginable from loopers to herbicides. Land management is a battle of good (native) against evil (invasive). […]

In memoriam

In memoriam

With great sadness we mourn the passing of John Phillip Surratt, longtime Conservancy friend and Trustee.  Phil was a champion for conservation and a mentor to many.  After earning undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Michigan, Phil became president of American Title Company of Washtenaw, serving in that capacity from 1969 until his […]