Michigan is blessed with rich soil perfect for growing our famous cherries, apples, and other delicious crops. In addition to our productive farmlands, some of the most beautiful forests in the country are found in Michigan, and public parks and trails provide recreation for our urban cores. As citizens of Michigan, we have the responsibility to protect and preserve these treasures for wildlife, ourselves and for future generations.
Unfortunately, Michigan has become a state that values land only for commodity purposes. The issues presented in this section provide solutions on how to balance ecological diversity and land stewardship with resource needs.