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Working Together

What do White Lake Township, the Land Conservancy of West Michigan, six foundations, the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund, and hundreds of community members have in common? An extraordinary passion to preserve the White River Barrier Dunes Sanctuary, a scenic treasure of over 1,300 feet of pristine shoreline on Lake Michigan. And after nearly 30 years of community partnerships, dedicated advocacy, and generous support, this gem has been protected from development and preserved for future generations.

The James Hanna and Mary H. Murphy Land Fund, the Bakke Fund, the Jan and Christine Deur Fund, and the White Lake Community Fund supported this project that expanded public access to important natural resources.

Unchanged for thousands of years. Saved for many more.

Learn more about the White River Barrier Dunes Sanctuary here.