A Message From Executive Director Stan Lilley

I am pleased to tell you that we have received a new grant from the J. A. Woollam Foundation to help fund a 40-acre purchase as the third phase of our plans to acquire 162 acres of land at Hall’s Lake.  The Woollam Foundation, a private philanthropic foundation based in Lincoln, Nebraska, has awarded a dollar-for-dollar […]

Conservancy Featured on Radio Program

CWC Executive Director Stan Lilley was recently interviewed by Dr. Kirk Heinze of Michigan State University for the environmental radio program, “Greening of the Great Lakes.”  You can hear that interview here. During the interview, which aired on WJR and other talk radio stations around the State, Lilley spoke about recent accomplishments and projects of the CWC. This […]

Conservancy Receives National Recognition

We are very pleased and proud to announce that the Chippewa Watershed Conservancy has achieved land trust accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance. “Accreditation involves a very thorough and complex third party evaluation of the business and conservation management and nonprofit governance practices of an organization by […]