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2018 Seedling Give-a-Way

We'd like to say thank you for being a CRA supporter with our annual free seedling give-a-way. Anyone who has made a donation to CRA in the last year is eligible. We have a limited number of free seedlings – early reservations are encouraged. Orders will be taken through April 9 or while supplies last ... More

Good Work Done Right on the Jordan River

A full-span concrete bridge was completed on Old State Rd over the Jordan River last fall. The former twin culverts were significantly undersized for the Jordan River creating stream velocities that were a danger to paddlers and prevented the passage of some fish and aquatic species ... More

Farewell Boardman Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers removed Boardman Dam marking the largest and most challenging phase of The Boardman: A River Reborn. Big thanks to the tremendous community of support for this landmark project ... More

In 1968, CRA was established with one goal - to preserve and protect northern Michigan’s waterways, wildlife, and forests for future generations.

CRA is a private, not-for-profit
501(c)(3) organization.

We restore and protect over 700 miles of rivers, 5,000 miles of tributaries & diverse forests throughout 4 million acres in Northwest Lower Michigan.

Where Are Your HomeWaters?

CRA wants to know more about which rivers you call your HomeWaters. We love to send the latest news to the people who care most. Let us know which rivers you’re most interested in ... More

Support Conservation that Matters

All of us that live, play, work, or visit this beautiful corner of Michigan share a responsibility to care for our rivers, land, and wildlife. The simplest act to accomplish this is to support the good organizations that protect our natural resources. 


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Our partners and supporters, like you, are what really make a difference. Your support of our organization and projects are what make the biggest impact. We appreciate your investment. Together, we do great work. Thank you. 

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Conservation Resource Alliance

Bayview Professional Centre
10850 Traverse Highway, Suite 1180
Traverse City, MI 49684