Michigan Nature Association - An Accredited Land Trust
|Mission Statement||The purpose of the Michigan Nature Association is to acquire, protect and maintain natural areas that contain examples of Michigan endangered and threatened flora, fauna and other components of the natural environment, including habitat for fish, wildlife and plants of the state of Michigan and to carry on a program of natural history study and conservation education, and to carry on such activities as permitted under the Michigan Nonprofit Corporation Act.
|Land Trust Alliance Member Since||2005|
|Area of Operation||We currently have sanctuaries in 54 of Michigan's 82 counties but are statewide in membership and potential new sanctuaries.|
|Number of Full-time Staff||8|
|Number of Supporters||1700|
|Land Protection Priorities||Important natural areas or wildlife habitats; Water resources, including wetlands|
*Indicates adoption of the 2004 Land Trust Standards and Practices
Counties of Operation
*This figure includes land that has been acquired by land trusts — whether through purchase, donation or by another means — and subsequently has been transferred to a public agency. It also includes land protected through other methods such as negotiating and preparing for acquisition by other organizations or agencies.
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