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Lake Michigan with Whaleback in the distance; photo by Northern Way of Life.

There's no place like Leelanau.

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Explore our 28 natural areas and preserves, offering hiking, biking, paddling, skiing, snowshoeing, and more.

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“Voice of the Leelanau Conservancy” to Retire

Carolyn Faught has been the chief story teller for the Leelanau Conservancy since 1992. She will retire by May 1, 2021. Her goodbye to members follows this tribute by Deborah […]

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2020 Land Protection Project Roundup

(From our 2020 Annual Report). As the year came to a close, it was pretty incredible to look back over 2020 and realize that with your help and the dedication […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: The Palmer Woods Mountain Bike Trail Crew

One group that was able to eventually meet up and work in a socially distant fashion was the “Palmer Woods Mountain Bike Trail Crew.” Every Tuesday evening from late August […]

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What We Do

Our mission: conserve the land, water and scenic character of Leelanau County

We opened our doors in 1988 dedicated to the idea that there's no place like Leelanau. Our founders believed that the Leelanau Peninsula's unique landscape deserved to be protected forever.

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