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2017 marks the 50th anniversary of Indiana’s Nature Preserves Act that protects more than 50,000 acres of Hoosier natural heritage in 70 of the state’s 92 counties.  The legislation created the Division of Nature Preserves of the Department of Natural Resources which partners with nonprofits and other agencies. ACRES Land Trust’s founders wrote and helped ...
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June marks the 50th anniversary of the preservation of Woodland Bog, one of the first properties owned by the ACRES Land Trust. The bog is a flourishing example of the “forever” promise of the nonprofit that today is protecting more than 5,700 acres in Indiana, Ohio and Michigan. The 20-acre Woodland Bog, northwest of Angola ...
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Blue Cast Springs

By the Numbers

7,230
acres on 117 properties protected forever