Little Traverse Conservancy


Want to join us?

Your tax-deductible donation of any amount makes possible the protection of sensitive lands, the caretaking of more than 100 miles of trails, and environmental education programs for all ages.

We receive no government funding to preserve the land we all love forever

In return for your generous gift, you receive:

  • a copy of the Featured Nature Preserve Guide;
  • up to 15 free summer programs;
  • first notification of free community field trips; 
  • quarterly newsletters, and annual reports.


Above all, you gain the satisfaction of joining with those who treasure northern Michigan and want to ensure the land will be here for future generations to enjoy.

Want to donate via check? Please mail your gift to Little Traverse Conservancy at 3264 Powell Road, Harbor Springs, MI 49740Please write Membership in the subject line so that we can be sure your gift gets to the right place, OR please include a note of who you would like to honor or remember and who we should notify of your gift.

Sustaining Membership

The monthly, tax-deductible gift of a SUSTAINING MEMBERSHIP provides consistent support for the care of LTC’s trails, the protection of sensitive lands, and the environmental education programming for all ages. 

Consider breaking your annual membership into smaller, monthly donations to spread your support throughout the year.

By giving monthly online, you save the hassle of annual mailings and check writing. We will send you a year’s end summary of your giving to thank you for all of your gifts.

You can easily pause or cancel your monthly gift whenever you want. Give us a call to learn more at 231.347.0991.

Renewing Membership

Welcome back! As you already know, your membership and your tax-deductible donation make possible the protection of sensitive lands, the caretaking of miles of trails, and the environmental education programs for all ages possible.

As a member of Little Traverse Conservancy, you are joining the largest member-supported nonprofit in northern Michigan. Thank you!

Give the Gift of Membership

Do you know someone who would love to be a Little Traverse Conservancy member but has not joined yet? Consider the enduring gift of membership for your friend, neighbor, family member, or book club! Your gift ensures that LTC can preserve the land we love forever. As a new member, your lucky gift recipient will enjoy the following benefits:

  • First notification of community field trips
  • Free access to the Thorne Swift Nature Center
  • Quarterly newsletters
  • Annual report
  • The satisfaction of knowing they are in good company with others who treasure northern Michigan
  • Peace of mind that land will be here for future generations to enjoy.

Each gift recipient will be mailed a unique card sharing your name as the gift giver. They will also receive our map and an LTC sticker!


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