ACRES tells stories of our local land and of the people who love it and help protect it.

You can sign up for our monthly email newsletter here:

You can download the following publications for free, here:

ACRES Land Trust’s Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Annual Report (PDF)

ACRES Land Trust’s 2018-2019 Strategic Plan (PDF)

The ACRES Land Trust Preserve Guide

Our Preserve Guide provides preserve natural features, trail system maps, addresses and beautiful images of all of our public preserves. Purchase a copy for your glove box – or as a gift.

You can also purchase the guide at the ACRES office or from local retailers.

Fort Wayne Area: The ACRES Office, Wild Birds Unlimited, Hyde Brothers Book Store, and The Bird Seedery.

Surrounding areas: Maplewood Nature Center, Kosciusko and Wabash County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Pokagon State Park Nature Center, Wabash County Historical Museum, Limberlost State Historic Site, and Salamonie Reservoir Nature Center.

The ACRES Quarterly

Members receive the ACRES Quarterly seasonally.

The Quarterly tells the tale of land preservation, with stories on new acquisitions, the motivations of land donors, how ACRES manages the land, and stories from the land about what’s blooming and what to expect in the preserves.

Featuring beautiful high-resolution photos from the preserves, and notes of experiences from the trails, the twenty-page Quarterly is a useful way to thank, inform and continue to inspire the ACRES members who protect these lands.

You can pick up a copy of a condensed version of the Quarterly, in libraries and local shops throughout the region.