Presently, volunteers monitor 35 lakes spread throughout Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Emmet, and Montmorency Counties. The objectives of the program are to collect baseline data, characterize lake ecosystems, identify specific water…

WAVE provides technical and financial support for groups demonstrating the importance of water resource stewardship at the local level. Create a group of friends, family, coworkers, or anyone and focus…

We strive to develop cooperative relationships that advance water quality and nurture Northern Michigan’s local economy. With input from local, regional and state sources – such as governments, nonprofits, funders,…

Great for families, Community Science efforts enable us to learn what is on the land and what we are protecting. Whether you have special skills in birding, plant or wildlife…

A small group of dedicated volunteers who help maintain the Offield Family Viewlands Working Forest Reserve for community benefit. Year-round tasks include maintaining trails, flower beds, signs, and structures, helping…

Want to help out in the education department or lead a community field trip? Can you help distribute our publications and maps? Or do you have a particular skill you’d…

Our Thursday volunteer group helps with fieldwork at our properties, from trail clearing and building boardwalks to invasive plant removal. This group really will do anything. Join us if you…

Each October, the Independence Hunt is organized by Operation Injured Soldiers. This weekend is an opportunity for veterans and those with disabilities to participate in a guided hunting experience on…

Want to help your neighborhood and your community look a little nicer? Join us by adopting a nature preserve roadside. It can be a great way to involve the family…

Be our eyes on the ground and feet on the trail. These volunteers commit to a long-term role to care for a particular nature preserve or working forest reserve. They…