West Michigan Conservation Network


Description: The West Michigan Conservation Network (WMCN) is a collection of organizations and individuals who are working together to address conservation issues in seven West Counties. The area covered are Allegan, Kent, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, and Ottawa Counties.

Focus: The West Michigan Conservation Network (WMCN) is a partnership of environmental groups, educational institutions, governmental organizations, and private citizens working to conserve and enhance our natural communities. WMCN will achieve this goal by:

  1. Maintaining and/or improving the health and resilience of natural communities by implementing and facilitating ecosystem restoration, utilizing invasive species management and other complementary approaches.
  2. Increasing public environmental understanding to encourage shared value for vibrant, functional ecosystems as well as increasing partner capacity and expertise to benefit all regional conservation work.
  3. Supporting sustainable organizational structure and function through partner engagement, internal and external Network communication, and project management.

Contact Information

If you are interested in getting involved with the WMCN or have any questions, feel free to contact Drew Rayner at wmconservationnetwork@gmail.com or (616) 402-9608

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