Invasive Trees Being Removed from Hathaway Preserve

Bryce Metcalfe of Metcalfe Forestry in Grayling is the forester who coordinates Little Traverse Conservancy’s (LTC) sustainable forestry work in its working forest reserves. He is overseeing the removal of Scotch pines from the Hathaway property that began about a week ago and is expected to continue for roughly a month. Timberline Logging out of […]

The Offield Family Viewlands

Harbor Springs: The Little Traverse Conservancy is announcing one of the most exciting community projects in its history around Little Traverse Bay, made possible by significant gifts from local foundations and donors. The protection of the 280-acre former Little Traverse Bay Golf Club property was finalized on April 22 (Earth Day). Grants from the Offield Family […]

LTC Annual Meeting – 2019

The Little Traverse Conservancy’s annual meeting for 2019 convened at the Harbor Springs Performing Arts Center in Harbor Springs. Chair Marta Olson opened the meeting, welcoming more than 120 members and partners in attendance. She noted that “partnerships” is the theme for this year’s conference, the first since transitioning to new staff leadership. She also […]

Land Protection on Burt Lake

Those who care about Burt Lake have answered the call! Thank you for supporting a unique opportunity to protect one of the largest remaining private and undeveloped properties along Burt Lake, one of the primary lakes of northern lower Michigan’s Inland Waterway! The six-acre “Ellinger Road” property is now the Harris-Melvin Family Nature Preserve, containing […]

The Concert For Conservation

Thank you for sharing friends, food, and music for preserving the land we love! It was a wonderful evening, and we appreciate all of you who became new members and those of you who are existing members and continue to show your support. Aten Place, Beards Brewery, and Grain Train all graciously donated for this […]

Ponshewaing Preserve Grows

As a result of many generous donors, the Conservancy has completed the purchase of a nine-acre addition to the Ponshewaing Nature Preserve on the north shore of Crooked Lake. Located ½ mile southwest of the Alanson Waterway Locks, the acquisition includes 700 feet of undeveloped Crooked Lake shoreline. The scenic shoreline provides outstanding waterfowl, fisheries, […]

Little Traverse Conservancy 2015 Highlights –

By MYNORTH/TRAVERSE MAGAZINE STAFF on January 18, 2016 Tagged Emmet County, Features, Give Back, Harbor Springs, Live & Work, Live Here, Outdoors Photo by Little Traverse Conservancy. Little Traverse Conservancy groomed trail, thanks to local grants allowing for the purchase of a snowmobile. MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by Little Traverse Conservancy) Harbor Springs: The Little Traverse Conservancy (LTC) worked with landowners, park agencies, and resource management […]