Protecting Land Together

Thanks to member support, ACRES is a thriving nonprofit organization protecting natural areas in northeast Indiana, southern Michigan and northwest Ohio.

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Our region's natural areas are spectacular! Explore our trails, take photographs, enjoy family time, get outdoors, plan a field trip, get fit, reflect on nature's beauty or share an adventure, for free from dawn to dusk at a preserve near you:

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Shared Success: ACRES by the Numbers

Only a small part of ACRES' story can be told with numbers. Thanks to your support, the preserves are alive with stories unfolding naturally, everyday - forever

6,797
acres on 105 properties protected forever

1,440
members protecting land

70+
miles of trails, open dawn to dusk

600+
acres of working land protected

1400+
acres of Cedar Creek corridor preserved with partners

32
counties served by ACRES in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio

57
years protecting forests, wetlands, native grasslands, prairie & working land

150+
volunteers worked 2,500 hours in the field, office and on the trails

Featured Preserve

Wing Haven

By the Numbers

150+
volunteers worked 2,500 hours in the field, office and on the trails