Author: Alexis Wixson

Easements: The Unsung Hero of Conservation

For Chippewa Watershed Conservancy, nature preserves are our bread and butter. Public preserves are the easiest avenue for us to create connections between our community and the environment.They are the places we host our programs, the landscapes we post pictures of, build trails on and mention in public presentations. However, when we count the acres […]

Preschool Preservers Program Officially Launched

After a year of planning, fundraising and collaborating, CWC has finally launched it’s newest program. Preschool Preservers is a field trip based program offering hands on, play based educational experiences for local three and four year old students on our public nature preserves. The program aims to connect children to the outdoors in meaningful ways […]

Stellar Stargazing at Sylvan Solace

Going into the woods at dark was anything but spooky last Friday, August 9th as CWC partnered up with Chippewa River District Library, Veteran’s Memorial Library branch for a Stargazing Hike on the preserve. Library and Conservancy staff led two activities that immersed the 37 participants into the sights and sounds of twilight in nature. […]