The work of the Conservancy could not happen without passionate advocates for the natural world. As Edward Abbey put it, “The idea of wilderness needs no defense, it only needs defenders.” We need you to share your enthusiasm for the incredible places in northern Michigan that are sure to foster future generations of environmental stewardship.
As GTRLC continues to protect our region's critical lands the need for volunteers to help steward the growing list of properties is essential.
Trail Building and Maintenance
The Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy’s sustainable trail systems offer Nature Preserve visitors an exceptional experience that supports healthy lifestyles, equitable access to nature and serve as the foundation...
The work of the Conservancy to protect our natural, scenic and farm lands, and advance stewardship could not happen without passionate advocates for the natural world. As Edward Abbey...
With your help, we will be able to host and participate in stellar events that serve to increase the support and awareness of the work we do!
Office Administration Volunteer
We’re all pulling together to achieve our common mission – protecting and stewarding the regions natural, scenic and iconic farmlands for all future generations and all of our projects...
Invasive Species Control
For 30 years, the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy has been entrusted with the task of preserving and protecting the natural heritage of the region. A critical aspect of...
Community Science Initiatives
WHAT IS COMMUNITY SCIENCE? Community science is a collaborative effort between scientists and those of us who are curious, concerned, and motivated to make a difference in the natural...
“I just so enjoy seeing people experience these places, whether it’s their 70th time or their first time,” she said. “There’s just nothing better.”Read Sally's volunteer story