July 7, 2015

Sandhill Cranes at Pick property

David Lex, our resident at the Pick property, has set up a motion-sensitive camera to capture wildlife activity at the Pick Nature Preserve.  These photos, showing adult sandhill cranes with two colts, were taken on July 7…. Read More >

February 9, 2015

Collaboration with MIAD explores development of Pick Nature Preserve

The Pick Property, a 56-acre estate-like setting which includes Joan Pick’s former home and a caretakers residence, was given to CLCF with the understanding we would develop our office and a Nature Preserve on… Read More >

December 9, 2014

Joan Pick Property: Prairie Restoration Begins

In December of 2014 Cedar Lakes Conservation Foundation, working with Eco-Resource Consulting (ERC), began a prairie restoration on the Joan Pick property. This planting is a “Native Pollinator Mix” that encompasses 8.5 acres of… Read More >

July 1, 2014

CLCF Celebrates 40th Anniversary

On Saturday, June 21, CLCF celebrated its 40th Anniversary with a fun fundraising dinner. What a fantastic evening we had! Thanks to Cindy Mestan and her decorating committee (Kathy Gross, Ginny Curtes, Winn Eckert,… Read More >

June 20, 2014

CLCF Acquires 91-acre Fehring Property

In June of 2014 CLCF closed on the Fehring property at the south end of Little Cedar Lake. The property is a mix of grassland fields and forest, and has 700 feet of frontage… Read More >

May 15, 2014

Geoff Maclay Reflects on CLCF’s 40th Anniversary

The history of Cedar Lakes Conservation Foundation started in 1972 when our two daughters asked if we could mimic the Nantucket Conservation Foundation concept in the Big Cedar Lakes Watershed. For background, Nantucket Conservation… Read More >