The Saginaw Bay Land Conservancy (SLBC) is a community supported, non-profit organization that protects 6,000 acres of land in our region.  In doing so, SLBC seeks to connect people with nature in urban areas.  Initiatives include educating children, encouraging active outdoor lifestyles, protecting water quality, respecting wildlife, restoring habitat, alleviating blight and food deserts.   Director, Zachary Branigan shared with our club information regarding the many projects which are happening right in our backyard.  For more information on how you can get involved, visit or follow their work on