Author: Jon Breithaupt

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.

We’re Hiring A Development Coordinator!

We’re growing! The Chippewa Watershed Conservancy is hiring a new half-time Development Coordinator position to support grant writing initiatives, help plan fundraising events, coordinate marketing and public outreach campaigns and come up with creative ways to grow the Conservancy. Please share this page to help us find someone to take our organization to the next […]