Black Swamp Conservancy invites the public to experience springtime in the Great Black Swamp at one of their wildflower walks on April 27th and May 4th. Taking place on Conservancy protected properties; both events are free and open to the public.
Black Swamp Conservancy hiring Land Protection Specialist and is accepting resumes through May 10, 2013.
Published: 02/28/2013It can pay to preserve your land.
The new tax legislation signed at the beginning of the year renewed generous federal tax breaks for landowners who permanently preserve scenic, environmentally sensitive or historical properties.
The preservation technique, known as a conservation easement, is a binding agreement, typically made between a landowner and a more»
The 13abc I-Team has discovered a story of David versus Goliath. It's a small land owner's fight against a major corporation. That fight centers on a piece of Ohio history, a crown jewel of nature and rich farm land. All of that can be found on one spot in Northwest Ohio and now many believe it's under attack.
Published: 02/13/2013In the 1830s, the Wyandot tribe gave 1,100 acres of land on the lower Sandusky River in present-day Sandusky County to James and Elizabeth Whittaker, thought to be the first white settlers north of the Ohio River between Pittsburgh and Detroit. James was their one-time captive.
Miraculously a goodly chunk of the original tract survives, conscientiously more»
Black Swamp Conservancy has acquired an 80-acre tract of land and donated it to Danbury Township in Ottawa County, Ohio. The property, located on the Marblehead Peninsula, is adjacent to the township’s existing 111-acre Meadowbrook Marsh Preserve and will expand the size of the preserve to more than 190 acres.
Black Swamp Conservancy added eleven protected properties to its conservation holdings in 2012. The Conservancy now protects 12,875 acres of farmland and natural areas for the benefit of the families and communities of northwest Ohio.
Published: 11/20/2012Black Swamp Conservancy has been awarded two grants by Toledo Community Foundation. A $15,000 grant from the foundation’s Stranahan Supporting Organization will be used for the Conservancy’s general operating costs. A $3,000 grant from the Reed Fund of the Toledo Community Foundation will help finance the Conservancy’s youth land conservation workshops in 2013. more»
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