Southwest Corner Cluster

Southwest Corner Cluster

Description: This dynamic group collaborates, combines, and coordinates their resources, knowledge, and experience in order to enhance capacity for:
1) natural areas stewardship through education, and
2) regional invasive species management.

The SWCC facilitates field trips, seminars, and workshops provided by regional experts. Varied educational topics range from species identification to conservation planning, equipment use and maintenance to ecological restoration, and are offered throughout the year.

Focus: The SWCC partners are dedicated to restoring native landscapes and waterways on all scales through invasive species management, native species enhancement, and monitoring, as well as regional invasive species detection, awareness, mapping, and treatment.

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Southwest Corner Cluster Contact Information

Do you have any questions regarding the Southwest Corner Cluster? If so, please don't hesitate to ask! Contact Southwest Corner Cluster Coordinator Paul MacNellis (269-744-7718) by email at:

Southwest Corner Cluster Participating Organizations

Western Michigan University
Audubon Society of Kalamazoo
Calhoun County Wild Ones
Fort Custer Training Center
Kalamazoo County Master Gardeners
Kalamazoo Nature Center
Kalamazoo Area Wild Ones
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Pierce Cedar Creek Institute
Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy
Stewards of Kleinstuck

Additional participating organizations:

Edward Lowe Foundation | Michigan Nature Assocation | Sarett Nature Center | The Nature Conservancy in Michigan