Clean Water. Good Food. Wild Places.

Clean Water. Good Food. Wild Places.

Clean Water. Good Food. Wild Places.


The Black Swamp Conservancy

We are a land trust dedicated to protecting agricultural land and natural areas, now and for future generations, through land conservation agreements. We do this to preserve the rural heritage, unique natural habitats, and lakes and streams of northwest Ohio.

By protecting our valuable land and water resources, we hope to support healthier communities with strong, sustainable economies including agriculture and ecotourism.

As a nonprofit organization we rely on the support of landowners, donors, and partnerships with other conservation organizations. We strive to be a wise investment for our supporters, whether they are giving us their land, time, or money.


Conservancy News

Walking While Reading can be Healthy and Fun - 06/15/2018

Imagine walking with your kids or grandkids on a beautiful summer day - and reading a book 



Sawyer Quarry Nature Preserve: A Park Set on Stone - 06/14/2018

Tucked away on the edge of the I-75 corridor in Perrysburg Township is one of Wood County’s hidden treasures



Let's Find Some Plants - 06/14/2018

A determined crowd of 18 spanned out over a plot of land near the St. Joseph River in Williams County. 



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