Month: July 2014

Conservancy Receives Second Grant for Water Trail Map

The Chippewa Watershed Conservancy (CWC) has received a second grant recently relating to production of a water trail map for the Chippewa River from the river’s headwaters in Mecosta County, through Isabella County and into Midland County, where it joins the Tittabawassee River. In December 2010 the Bay Area Community Foundation awarded a $12,000 grant […]

Federal Tax Benefits

If you own land with important natural or historic resources, donating a voluntary conservation easement (also called conservation agreement) can be one of the smartest ways to conserve the land you love, while maintaining your private property rights and possibly realizing significant federal tax benefits. A taxpayer who donates land, an easement or other personal […]

CWC Receives Grant Award for Chippewa River Watershed Project

The Bay Area Community Foundation has awarded a $12,000 grant from the Watershed Restoration Fund to the Chippewa Watershed Conservancy to help raise public awareness about the Chippewa River Watershed and promote recreational, cultural and historic features from the river’s headwaters in Mecosta County, through Isabella County and into Midland County, where it joins the […]