Month: May 2018

John Bush Inks Second Conservation Easement with Conservancy

In rural Colfax Township, Mecosta County, John Bush made a vision a reality by permanently protecting 78 acres under a conservation easement with Chippewa Watershed Conservancy. Named after the former landowners and godparents of John, the Martz Conservation Easement preserves riparian corridor along a designated trout stream, restored grasslands for butterfly habitat and workable farmland […]

Variety of Wildflower Species Seen on Guided Hike

Thanks to Mike LeValley, Education Coordinator for Isabella Conservation District and CWC Board Member, for leading a wildflower identification hike at CWC’s Williams-Blackburn Preserve in Chippewa Township, Isabella County on Sunday, May 6th. Over fifteen species of wildflowers were identified. Take a look at some of the species identified. All photos by Karen Green.