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Sierra Club meeting Oct 15th about Preserving Open Space and Farmland in Washtenaw County

The Sierra Club Huron Valley Group will be hosting a meeting Oct 15th

Preserving Farmland and Open Space in Washtenaw County - A Work in Progress

Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM

Matthaei Botanical Gardens

1800 N. Dixboro Rd., Ann Arbor, 48105


Local land-preservation experts will make brief presentations about their efforts, which have resulted in the preservation of over 10,000 acres of farmland and open space in Washtenaw County over the last several decades. There will be time for Q& A.

The presenters will be:

  • Barry Lonik (Ann Arbor Twp., Scio Twp., and Webster Twp. Land Preservation Programs)

  • Ginny Trocchio (Washtenaw County Natural Area Preservation Program)

  • Remy Long (Ann Arbor Greenbelt)

  • Jack Smiley (Founder of SE Michigan Land Conservancy)

  • Diana Kern (Legacy Land Conservancy)