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Chippewa Watershed Conservancy

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306 S University Ave
Mount Pleasant, MI 48804
(989) 772-5777
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The Chippewa Watershed Conservancy (CWC) protects natural habitat and open space in the counties on the Chippewa River.
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The mission of Chippewa Watershed Conservancy (CWC) is to protect wildlife habitat and open space in the counties of the Chippewa River Watershed. CWC is a nonprofit conservation organization which owns 22 nature preserves open to the public for passive outdoor recreation. Eighteen of the 22 nature preserves are located in Isabella County and 9 of them are on the Chippewa River.

Some of CWC’s flagship nature preserves include Audubon Woods Preserve, Bundy Hill Preserve, Halls Lake Natural Area and Sylvan Solace Preserve. All these properties have parking lots, signage and well-established hiking trails.

CWC also manages 39 conservation easements on private lands which protect a variety of conservation values such as air and water quality, wildlife habitat, forest health and outdoor recreation. To date, it has permanently protected over 5,300 acres.

In addition to protecting wild places, CWC offers a variety of environmental education outings including guided hikes, paddling trips and more. It connects people to public land in their communities by providing opportunities to build and maintain hiking trails, clean up trash, manage invasive species and more.

Visit for more information on nature preserves, educational outings and ways to get involved with CWC.
18 Wed

Blaze Pizza Fundraiser for the Chippewa Watershed Conservancy

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Whether you need an easy weeknight dinner, a night out with a friend, or you just love pizza, this fundraiser is probably one of the easiest ways to give back!
23 Mon

Autumnal Equinox Yoga Practice

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Celebrate the Fall Equinox with a sunset yoga practice at Bundy Hill Nature Preserve led by Redbloom Yoga.
12 Sat

Hall's Lake Mushroom Hunt

10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Join Sister Marie Kopin of the North American Mycological Association for a Saturday morning mushroom hunt in the fall woods of beautiful Hall's Lake Natural Area.
26 Sat

Bundy Hill Mushroom Hunt

10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fall is a fabulous time for finding fungi! Join Sister Marie Kopin of the for a Saturday search for wild fungi at Bundy Hill Preserve.

Bundy Hill Mushroom Hunt

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fall is a fabulous time for finding fungi!

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