The Chippewa Watershed Conservancy’s mission is to protect and restore Central Michigan’s land, water, and wildlife resources to improve the quality of life for all.

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Hiking for Health’s Sake III: Internal Medicine

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For part three of this series, I took a look at the invisible benefits of hiking. My research uncovered a laundry list of positive outcomes from the activity of walking.…

Tree ID and Classification

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There's no time like the present to learn something new. Central Michigan is home to dozens of different tree and shrub species. For a novice in tree identification the variety…

Hiking for Health’s Sake II: Finding Solace

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With gray, early spring weather presiding over the landscape and prevailing news updates honed on social distancing and a state wide shelter-in-place order, I needed a mental boost now more…

Hiking For Health’s Sake

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It is not difficult to find fact based evidence to support the idea that being active in the outdoors carries immeasurable health benefits. CWC encourages our community to get outdoors,…
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