#GivingTuesday Huge Success

December 4, 2019

We reached 100% of our Giving Tuesday goal, and YOU made it possible!

Giving Tuesday is Tomorrow!

December 2, 2019

Giving Tuesday is the year's most exciting donation celebration, and it starts tomorrow. PLUS we have a $2,500 match opportunity!

Wondering about the Terrestrial Plant Rule?

November 1, 2019

Check out this ~2 minute video from the Monroe County Soil & Water Conservation District.

Kasota Island Restoration Project Updates

October 17, 2019

All Kasota Project updates will be posted here. Check back regularly.

Rescheduled Fall Workday

Join us on Sunday, November 3, 2019 from 11 AM – 3 PM

What's happening at the Clear Lake Nature Preserve & Brennan Woods?

October 8, 2019

Not surprisingly, some are asking, why all this activity in the Clear Lake Nature Preserve & Brennan Woods? We're glad you are interested! Click here for project updates including the reasons and the vision.

Birds of Clear Lake Township

September 20, 2019

What species of bird sounds like an oinking pig?

Partnership supports mission!

September 16, 2019

We could have burned the piles of debris left from a restoration project on the western edge of Clear Lake Nature Preserve. But having three giant, smoky fires did not fit our mission. Read all about the partnership with the Northeast Indiana Solid Waste Management District on this project.

Clear Lake Nature Preserve Temporarily Closed

August 16, 2019

Clear Lake Nature Preserve will be closed next Monday & Tuesday

Star Light, Star Bright

Join us for a night sky exploration on Saturday, August 3 at 8:30pm.

Power from the Sky

Join us for a tour of the solar field at Fremont Middle School!

2019 Knee-high Program

Join us at Knee-high this month!

Thank you SummerFest Sponsors!

June 26, 2019

Event sponsors support our work and believe in our mission. Help us thank them by showing your support!

BLUE PAPER - Land Stewardship 101

May 24, 2019

Overview of common land management practices including forest health improvement, selective harvests, herbicide application, and mowing.

"ASK BRIDGET"

May 1, 2019

"ASK BRIDGET" - Michindoh Aquifer - Updates

BLUE PAPER - Conservation Easements

March 4, 2019

Defining a conservation easement and describing its purpose.

Conservancy Receives National Award

December 6, 2018

Executive Director Bridget Harrison attended the North American Lakes Management Society to accept an award.

Trail Building at Brennan Woods

Sat. Nov 3rd, 10 am - 2pm. Lunch will be provided so please RSVP.

Aquatic Plant ID Handout

August 22, 2018

Missed the plant ID workshop in August but curious to know what plants you might have along your shoreline?

"ASK BRIDGET"

July 6, 2018

"ASK BRIDGET" - Abundance of Plants & Algae

"ASK BRIDGET"

June 6, 2018

"ASK BRIDGET"—Turbidity and Brennan Woods

Passing the Treasure Along

May 23, 2018

VIEW MAY 2018 NEWSLETTER HERE.

Volunteers Needed!

Join us on Saturday, April 28th for a work day at the Clear Lake Nature Preserve & Brennan Woods.

Following Land Trust Best Practices

March 27, 2018

The Lands Committee is taking a close look at each of our nature preserves. Click here to find out why.

Brennan Woods Walk

Join us on Saturday, March 17 at 1pm for a guided hike.

Congrats Grant Korte!

December 15, 2017

And thank you to everyone for voting! Click for the full story.

Vote and we could win $10,000!

October 24, 2017

It's fast and easy.
-Click the link.
-Vote.
-Share with everyone.

Meet us at Brennan Woods!

Join us this Friday or Saturday, Sept 1st & 2nd, for a guided hike on the proposed trail at Brennan Woods!

Conservancy has a door bell!

July 6, 2017

Next time you come visit the Conservancy office at Town Hall and the door is locked, please ring the bell. If we are in we'll come up and greet you at the door!

Knee-high! Join the summer fun!

This summer promises two sessions with live animals!

Water quality testing has begun!

Join us for our next round of testing on June 29th at 9:30am.

Spring Plant Sale

Mark your calendar for Sunday, May 28th from 10am-2pm!

Harmful Impacts from the Mute Swans

March 13, 2017

What can poop up to 6 pounds per day, have up to 11 offspring per year, and eat up to 8 pounds of native shoreline vegetation per day?

Dredging is done!

January 27, 2017

The basin work will be wrapped up this spring.

Conservancy Reopens Preserve

October 4, 2016

The dam reconstruction and sediment removal project at the Koeneman Lake Nature Preserve has been completed!

Thank you event sponsors!

August 5, 2016

Thank you to all of our event sponsors! We are incredibly grateful for the support!

Celebrating 25 years!

August 4, 2016

Article published in the Aug. 4 Herald Republican.

Kasota Island Cleanup Day!

Summer is here so let's clean up Kasota Island this Friday and get it ready for the season!

Monarch Waystation at Clear Lake

June 24, 2016

Wondering about the colorful flags on the corner of SR 120 and Fountain Beach Drive?

Pass the mustard please...

June 17, 2016

The original article & photos, by Fred Wooley, can be found in the June Rustling Grass, Blue Heron Ministries's monthly newsletter.

#GivingTuesday is here!

December 3, 2019

Help us take advantage of a $2,500 match!

#GivingTuesday is one week away!

November 26, 2019

It’s almost go time! Learn how you can participate.

hip, hip hurray for Giving Tuesday

November 5, 2019

Mark your calendar - Tuesday, Dec. 3

Kasota Island Workday

Mark your calendar now for June 13, 2020. Click above to RSVP.

"ASK BRIDGET"

October 17, 2019

"ASK BRIDGET" - Kasota Island Landscaping

Conservancy in the News

October 8, 2019

Click here to read articles that include the Conservancy from the Herald Republican and other local news sources. Check back often for local coverage of the Conservancy.

Brennan Woods Fall Workday - Rained out!

Canceled! Check back for a rescheduled workday.

Join us on Sept. 29 from 11 am to 3pm!

Welcome Tracy Hughes!

September 2, 2019

Meet Tracy Hughes, our new Program Assistant for Conservation and Stewardship! Read her brief bio and help us welcome her as our newest staff member of the Clear Lake Township Land Conservancy.

Uncommon Visitor in Brennan Woods

July 18, 2019

There’s a new house in Brennan Woods. Naturalist Fred Wooley was inspired to install it after he spotted a prothonotary warbler there earlier this summer. Get the full story on this uncommon bird visitor here, including the source of its legal-sounding name.

Kasota Island Cleanup Day!

Join us on Wed., July 3 at Kasota Island.

Michindoh Aquifer Presentation

July 1, 2019

View recorded video and powerpoint slides here.

Birds of Clear Lake Twp.

May 21, 2019

American Robin and Baltimore Oriole - What do these birds have in common?

SummerFest☀2019 Sponsor Opportunities!

May 7, 2019

Sponsorships are available for community businesses and to honor your family’s commitment to Clear Lake memories and future memories through the Conservancy.

We Are Hiring - Join Us!

April 22, 2019

We have an immediate opening for a part-time Program Assistant. We are seeking a motivated individual with interest in land and water conservation!

Native Plant Sale

Saturday, May 25th, 2019
9 am - noon
120 Outer Drive; Fremont, IN

Michindoh Aquifer Updates from KPC

February 1, 2019

KPC has created a web page for the news about the Michindoh Aquifer project.

BLUE PAPER - Conservancy Terminology 101

January 7, 2019

Describing the differences and similarities for "land trust", "land conservancy" and "conservancy or conservation district".

BLUE PAPER - Water Quality Testing 101

August 1, 2018

Information on our water quality testing tools and measurements.

Aquatic Plant Identification Workshop

Curious to know if the aquatic plants growing along your shore are native or invasive? Wondering about the best control methods? Join us on Aug. 5th!

2018 Knee-high Program

Make plans to attend the Knee-high sessions this month!

Kasota Island Volunteer Work Days

Roll up your sleeves and come give us a hand next Thursday and Friday (6/14 & 15) from 9 am - 3 pm. Come and go as you please and help when you can.

Upcoming Educational Events

Details on a few upcoming educational and volunteer events!

Many enjoyed the hike through Brennan Woods!

March 22, 2018

Sandhill cranes, learning characteristics of a variety of oak leaves, and topping the tallest peak in Brennan Woods were a few highlights of the hike!

Kasota Island Project Public Notice

August 14, 2017

The permitting process for the IN Dept. of Environmental Management requires the public to have an opportunity to give input. Learn how to share your input and see full project details.

Make Someone's Day!

June 23, 2017

Autographed photo of the Chainsmokers will be in the auction at Conservancy Spiritfest!

Kasota Island Cleanup Day!

Thursday, June 15th 10 am - noon

Tickets are going fast!

Saturday, June 24 at 6 PM - 11:30 PM

Garlic Mustard Pull- Volunteers needed!

"Many hands make light work!"

Check out our new sign!

January 10, 2017

Just installed at Spangler Grove!

Clear Lake Dredging

October 4, 2016

will resume in November.

Rrrrrraising the Flag for Kasota

September 15, 2016

Sunday Fun Day pirate flag brings in generous donation for the Kasota Island shoreline project!

We have THE BEST volunteers!

September 2, 2016

Volunteers are the heart, soul and hands of any organization. The Conservancy is blessed with terrific volunteers and we hope we have captured all the names on this list.

Event Details Here!

Boat taxi, parking, and other details for our events this weekend.

Join Our Upcoming Celebration!

Make plans to bid at our upcoming auction because every $1 raised through our events will be matched up to $10,000! Including auction items, project support, and ticket sales! View a few of the items.

Join Our Upcoming Celebration!

Tickets are sold out for Saturday but we have spots available still for Sunday's Island Party!

Knee-high Naturalists

This year's program brings you fishing, birding, water quality testing, and snakes! Click here for the flyer.

2016 Annual Meeting

Our annual meeting will be July 29th, changed from July 22nd.

The Koeneman Lake project has begun

June 22, 2016

and the preserve is closed to the public.

April Showers Bring May Water Quality Testing

June 9, 2016

Annual water quality monitoring has begun!

Hey there!

May 25, 2016

Welcome to our new website! Please take a look around. We are excited to share this with you. We hope that our new website will be a link between us, CLTLC, and you, the community. We will post news and events here and we encourage you to explore the tabs at the top outlining our programs, preserves, and ways you can get involved!

P.S. look up at the corner, at our new logo! Like it? We sure do!

#GivingTuesday Huge Success

December 4, 2019

We reached 100% of our Giving Tuesday goal, and YOU made it possible!

#GivingTuesday is here!

December 3, 2019

Help us take advantage of a $2,500 match!

Giving Tuesday is Tomorrow!

December 2, 2019

Giving Tuesday is the year's most exciting donation celebration, and it starts tomorrow. PLUS we have a $2,500 match opportunity!

#GivingTuesday is one week away!

November 26, 2019

It’s almost go time! Learn how you can participate.

hip, hip hurray for Giving Tuesday

November 5, 2019

Mark your calendar - Tuesday, Dec. 3

Wondering about the Terrestrial Plant Rule?

November 1, 2019

Check out this ~2 minute video from the Monroe County Soil & Water Conservation District.

Kasota Island Workday

Mark your calendar now for June 13, 2020. Click above to RSVP.

Kasota Island Restoration Project Updates

October 17, 2019

All Kasota Project updates will be posted here. Check back regularly.

"ASK BRIDGET"

October 17, 2019

"ASK BRIDGET" - Kasota Island Landscaping

Rescheduled Fall Workday

Join us on Sunday, November 3, 2019 from 11 AM – 3 PM

Conservancy in the News

October 8, 2019

Click here to read articles that include the Conservancy from the Herald Republican and other local news sources. Check back often for local coverage of the Conservancy.

What's happening at the Clear Lake Nature Preserve & Brennan Woods?

October 8, 2019

Not surprisingly, some are asking, why all this activity in the Clear Lake Nature Preserve & Brennan Woods? We're glad you are interested! Click here for project updates including the reasons and the vision.

Birds of Clear Lake Township

September 20, 2019

What species of bird sounds like an oinking pig?

Brennan Woods Fall Workday - Rained out!

Canceled! Check back for a rescheduled workday.

Join us on Sept. 29 from 11 am to 3pm!

Partnership supports mission!

September 16, 2019

We could have burned the piles of debris left from a restoration project on the western edge of Clear Lake Nature Preserve. But having three giant, smoky fires did not fit our mission. Read all about the partnership with the Northeast Indiana Solid Waste Management District on this project.

Welcome Tracy Hughes!

September 2, 2019

Meet Tracy Hughes, our new Program Assistant for Conservation and Stewardship! Read her brief bio and help us welcome her as our newest staff member of the Clear Lake Township Land Conservancy.

Clear Lake Nature Preserve Temporarily Closed

August 16, 2019

Clear Lake Nature Preserve will be closed next Monday & Tuesday

Star Light, Star Bright

Join us for a night sky exploration on Saturday, August 3 at 8:30pm.

Uncommon Visitor in Brennan Woods

July 18, 2019

There’s a new house in Brennan Woods. Naturalist Fred Wooley was inspired to install it after he spotted a prothonotary warbler there earlier this summer. Get the full story on this uncommon bird visitor here, including the source of its legal-sounding name.

Power from the Sky

Join us for a tour of the solar field at Fremont Middle School!

Kasota Island Cleanup Day!

Join us on Wed., July 3 at Kasota Island.

2019 Knee-high Program

Join us at Knee-high this month!

Michindoh Aquifer Presentation

July 1, 2019

View recorded video and powerpoint slides here.

Thank you SummerFest Sponsors!

June 26, 2019

Event sponsors support our work and believe in our mission. Help us thank them by showing your support!

BLUE PAPER - Land Stewardship 101

May 24, 2019

Overview of common land management practices including forest health improvement, selective harvests, herbicide application, and mowing.

Birds of Clear Lake Twp.

May 21, 2019

American Robin and Baltimore Oriole - What do these birds have in common?

SummerFest☀2019 Sponsor Opportunities!

May 7, 2019

Sponsorships are available for community businesses and to honor your family’s commitment to Clear Lake memories and future memories through the Conservancy.

"ASK BRIDGET"

May 1, 2019

"ASK BRIDGET" - Michindoh Aquifer - Updates

We Are Hiring - Join Us!

April 22, 2019

We have an immediate opening for a part-time Program Assistant. We are seeking a motivated individual with interest in land and water conservation!

Native Plant Sale

Saturday, May 25th, 2019
9 am - noon
120 Outer Drive; Fremont, IN

BLUE PAPER - Conservation Easements

March 4, 2019

Defining a conservation easement and describing its purpose.

Michindoh Aquifer Updates from KPC

February 1, 2019

KPC has created a web page for the news about the Michindoh Aquifer project.

BLUE PAPER - Conservancy Terminology 101

January 7, 2019

Describing the differences and similarities for "land trust", "land conservancy" and "conservancy or conservation district".

Conservancy Receives National Award

December 6, 2018

Executive Director Bridget Harrison attended the North American Lakes Management Society to accept an award.

Trail Building at Brennan Woods

Sat. Nov 3rd, 10 am - 2pm. Lunch will be provided so please RSVP.

Aquatic Plant ID Handout

August 22, 2018

Missed the plant ID workshop in August but curious to know what plants you might have along your shoreline?

BLUE PAPER - Water Quality Testing 101

August 1, 2018

Information on our water quality testing tools and measurements.

Aquatic Plant Identification Workshop

Curious to know if the aquatic plants growing along your shore are native or invasive? Wondering about the best control methods? Join us on Aug. 5th!

"ASK BRIDGET"

July 6, 2018

"ASK BRIDGET" - Abundance of Plants & Algae

2018 Knee-high Program

Make plans to attend the Knee-high sessions this month!

"ASK BRIDGET"

June 6, 2018

"ASK BRIDGET"—Turbidity and Brennan Woods

Kasota Island Volunteer Work Days

Roll up your sleeves and come give us a hand next Thursday and Friday (6/14 & 15) from 9 am - 3 pm. Come and go as you please and help when you can.

Passing the Treasure Along

May 23, 2018

VIEW MAY 2018 NEWSLETTER HERE.

Upcoming Educational Events

Details on a few upcoming educational and volunteer events!

Volunteers Needed!

Join us on Saturday, April 28th for a work day at the Clear Lake Nature Preserve & Brennan Woods.

Following Land Trust Best Practices

March 27, 2018

The Lands Committee is taking a close look at each of our nature preserves. Click here to find out why.

Many enjoyed the hike through Brennan Woods!

March 22, 2018

Sandhill cranes, learning characteristics of a variety of oak leaves, and topping the tallest peak in Brennan Woods were a few highlights of the hike!

Brennan Woods Walk

Join us on Saturday, March 17 at 1pm for a guided hike.

Congrats Grant Korte!

December 15, 2017

And thank you to everyone for voting! Click for the full story.

Vote and we could win $10,000!

October 24, 2017

It's fast and easy.
-Click the link.
-Vote.
-Share with everyone.

Meet us at Brennan Woods!

Join us this Friday or Saturday, Sept 1st & 2nd, for a guided hike on the proposed trail at Brennan Woods!

Kasota Island Project Public Notice

August 14, 2017

The permitting process for the IN Dept. of Environmental Management requires the public to have an opportunity to give input. Learn how to share your input and see full project details.

Conservancy has a door bell!

July 6, 2017

Next time you come visit the Conservancy office at Town Hall and the door is locked, please ring the bell. If we are in we'll come up and greet you at the door!

Make Someone's Day!

June 23, 2017

Autographed photo of the Chainsmokers will be in the auction at Conservancy Spiritfest!

Kasota Island Cleanup Day!

Thursday, June 15th 10 am - noon

Tickets are going fast!

Saturday, June 24 at 6 PM - 11:30 PM

Knee-high! Join the summer fun!

This summer promises two sessions with live animals!

Water quality testing has begun!

Join us for our next round of testing on June 29th at 9:30am.

Garlic Mustard Pull- Volunteers needed!

"Many hands make light work!"

Spring Plant Sale

Mark your calendar for Sunday, May 28th from 10am-2pm!

Harmful Impacts from the Mute Swans

March 13, 2017

What can poop up to 6 pounds per day, have up to 11 offspring per year, and eat up to 8 pounds of native shoreline vegetation per day?

Dredging is done!

January 27, 2017

The basin work will be wrapped up this spring.

Check out our new sign!

January 10, 2017

Just installed at Spangler Grove!

Clear Lake Dredging

October 4, 2016

will resume in November.

Conservancy Reopens Preserve

October 4, 2016

The dam reconstruction and sediment removal project at the Koeneman Lake Nature Preserve has been completed!

Rrrrrraising the Flag for Kasota

September 15, 2016

Sunday Fun Day pirate flag brings in generous donation for the Kasota Island shoreline project!

We have THE BEST volunteers!

September 2, 2016

Volunteers are the heart, soul and hands of any organization. The Conservancy is blessed with terrific volunteers and we hope we have captured all the names on this list.

Thank you event sponsors!

August 5, 2016

Thank you to all of our event sponsors! We are incredibly grateful for the support!

Event Details Here!

Boat taxi, parking, and other details for our events this weekend.

Celebrating 25 years!

August 4, 2016

Article published in the Aug. 4 Herald Republican.

Join Our Upcoming Celebration!

Make plans to bid at our upcoming auction because every $1 raised through our events will be matched up to $10,000! Including auction items, project support, and ticket sales! View a few of the items.

Join Our Upcoming Celebration!

Tickets are sold out for Saturday but we have spots available still for Sunday's Island Party!

Knee-high Naturalists

This year's program brings you fishing, birding, water quality testing, and snakes! Click here for the flyer.

Kasota Island Cleanup Day!

Summer is here so let's clean up Kasota Island this Friday and get it ready for the season!

2016 Annual Meeting

Our annual meeting will be July 29th, changed from July 22nd.

Monarch Waystation at Clear Lake

June 24, 2016

Wondering about the colorful flags on the corner of SR 120 and Fountain Beach Drive?

The Koeneman Lake project has begun

June 22, 2016

and the preserve is closed to the public.

Pass the mustard please...

June 17, 2016

The original article & photos, by Fred Wooley, can be found in the June Rustling Grass, Blue Heron Ministries's monthly newsletter.

April Showers Bring May Water Quality Testing

June 9, 2016

Annual water quality monitoring has begun!

Hey there!

May 25, 2016

Welcome to our new website! Please take a look around. We are excited to share this with you. We hope that our new website will be a link between us, CLTLC, and you, the community. We will post news and events here and we encourage you to explore the tabs at the top outlining our programs, preserves, and ways you can get involved!

P.S. look up at the corner, at our new logo! Like it? We sure do!

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