24 years protecting the Northern Michigan features you love the most
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We evaluate how land uses and protection efforts will impact the things our community values – access to our majestic shorelines; opportunities for hiking, birding, canoeing, biking, fishing, and other outdoor activities; safe, clean water; respect for private property rights; and a healthy economy.Support GTRLC
WITH THE SUPPORT OF INDIVIDUAL DONORS, FOUNDATIONS AND VOLUNTEERS, AND THE PARTNERSHIP OF LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL AGENCIES, WE HAVE PROTECTED MORE THAN 39,000 ACRES OF LAND AND MORE THAN 121 MILES OF SHORELINE ALONG THE REGION’S EXCEPTIONAL RIVERS, LAKES AND STREAMS.
miles of shoreline along the region's exceptional rivers, lakes and streams
39,000 Acres of land protected, forever
121 miles of critical shoreline protected
220 easements 34 preserves protected across five counties
GTRLC by the Numbers