Private Conservation Organizations
Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
Great Lakes/Atlantic Region
331 Metty Dr. #4
Ann Arbor, MI 48130
Ducks Unlimited, Inc. is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving wetland habitat for waterfowl and other wildlife. The mission of Ducks Unlimited is to support the habitat needs of North America's waterfowl and other wildlife by protecting, enhancing, restoring, and managing important wetlands and associated uplands.
Michigan Association of Conservation Districts
101 S. Main, P.O. Box 539
Lake City, MI 49651-0539
The Michigan Association of Conservation Districts has a conservation office serving each of Michigans 83 counties. For wildlife habitat management assistance on your property, including tree and shrub planting, native plant recommendations, wetland restoration, or other assistance, call the MACD main office at (616) 839-6161. We can put you in contact with the local office and
contact person for your area.
Michigan Audubon Society
6011 W. St. Joseph Hwy.
Lansing, MI 48917
Michigan Audubon Society is a nonprofit organization that promotes the awareness, understanding, enjoyment, and stewardship of the environment and natural resources of the upper Great Lakes region by educating the public, supporting ecological research, maintaining sanctuaries, and by taking part in appropriate advocacy to protect the environment, with an emphasis on birds and their habitats.
Michigan Duck Hunter's Association
7220 Green Valley Drive
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Michigan Duck Hunter's Association works for the protection and restoration of wetlands, with an emphasis on waterfowl habitat.
Michigan State University Extension Office
48 Agricutural Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
Located in each Michigan county, these offices are listed in your local telephone book under County government as MSU Extension Office or Cooperative Extension Office. The offices provide helpful information and assistance to landowners on fish, wildlife, soil, habitat and many other related issues.
Michigan Sharptailed Grouse Association
11237 Geddes Road
Freeland, MI 48623
The gradual disappearance of grass and brush land ecosystems threatens not only Michigan's
sharptails, but also many other bird, plant, and animal species. The loss of these unique environments reduces ecological diversity and diminishes the range of outdoor experiences for Michigan citizens. The Michigan Sharptailed Grouse Association was formed to protect and restore these precious resources for present and future generations.
Michigan Trappers Association
Hastings, MI 49058
The purpose of Michigan Trappers Association Inc., is to promote sound conservation legislation and
administrative procedures; to save and faithfully defend from waste the natural resources of Michigan; to promote sound environmental education programs; and to promote a continued annual fur harvest using the best tools presently available for that purpose.
Michigan United Conservation Clubs
2101 Wood Street
P.O. Box 3023 Lansing, MI 48909
Michigan United Conservation Clubs is a statewide organization dedicated to furthering and advancing the cause of the environment and conservation in all phases and to promoting programs designed to educate citizens in natural resource conservation and environmental protection and enhancement.
Michigan Wildlife Habitat Foundation
6425 S. Pennsylvania, Suite 9
Lansing, MI 48911-5975
Michigan has suffered enormous changes since settlement- loss of wetlands, water
pollution and the degradation of productive wildlife habitats. We in the
Foundation resolve to bequeath future generations a world full of natural
experiences. To do so will require the reversal of many detrimental changes and
the restoration of degraded fish and wildlife habitats. We will endeavor to
complete worthwhile habitat improvement projects in a cost-effective manner. We
will utilize volunteers in unique ways and form innovative partnerships to work
Through the Michigan Wildlife Habitat Foundation citizens have the
opportunity to restore degraded habitats and provide living space for the wild
creatures that enrich our lives. The Foundation specializes in helping private
landowners to realize their wildlife management objectives.
National Wildlife Federation
Great Lakes Natural Resource Center
506 East Liberty, 2nd Floor
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2210
The Great Lakes Natural Resource Center unites people throughout the eight-state Great Lakes region, the U.S. and Canada to protect the worlds greatest freshwater seas, the surrounding ecosystem, and the benefits they provide to people and wildlife.
National Wild Turkey Federation
770 Augusta Road
Edgefield, SC 29824
The National Wild Turkey Federation is dedicated to the conservation of the wild turkey and the preservation of the turkey hunting tradition.
The Nature Conservancy of Michigan
2840 East Grand River Ave., Suite 5
East Lansing, MI 48823 Telephone: 517-332-1741
The mission of The Nature Conservancy, is to preserve plants, animals, and the natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.
Pheasants Forever, Inc.
1783 Buerkle Circle
St. Paul, MN 55110
The purpose of Pheasants Forever is to protect and enhance pheasant and other wildlife populations throughout North America through public awareness and education, habitat restoration, development and maintenance, and improvements in land and water management policies.
Quail Unlimited National Headquarters
P.O. Box 610
Edgefield, SC 29824-0610
Quail Unlimited is dedicated to the preservation and reestabishment of crucial upland game bird habitat vitally needed to sustain healthy populations of quail and other upland game bird species. These goals are achieved through comprehensive habitat management, research and public education programs conducted both by the national organization and its nationwide network of local chapters.
Ruffed Grouse Society
451 McCormick Road
Coraopolis, PA 15108
The Ruffed Grouse Society is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to improving the environment for ruffed grouse, American woodcock and other forest wildlife through maintenance, improvement and expansion of woodland habitat.
Whitetails Unlimited, Inc.
1715 Rhode Island Street
P.O. Box 720
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Whitetails Unlimited, Inc's purpose is to raise funds in support of: (1)
educational programs; (2) habitat conservation, and (3) preservation of the
hunting tradition for the direct benefit of the white-tailed deer and other
wildlife. GOAL 1: A National educational campaign designed to address and
instill in the general public, with emphasis on youth, a basic understanding of
practical conservation measures. GOAL 2: Promote the acquisition, restoration,
and management of wildlife habitat. GOAL 3: Preserve the hunting tradition for
County Conservation Districts
Located in most Michigan counties, these local government offices provide advice and assistance to landowners regarding land-use
practices. To locate your county Conservation District look in your local phone directory under Government services.
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Land and Water Management
116 W. Allegan Street
P.O. Box 30458
Lansing, MI 48909-7958
Our mission is to drive improvements in environmental quality for the protection
of public health and natural resources to benefit current and future
generations. This will be accomplished through effective administration of
agency programs, providing for the use of innovative strategies, while helping
to foster a strong and sustainable economy.
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
P.O. Box 30446
Lansing, MI 48909
Our mission is to protect and enhance the public trust in populations and
habitat of fishes and other forms of aquatic life, and promote optimum use of
Last Revised: December 31, 1999