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Heirloom peppers.All hunting spots at Toft Point, Point au Sable and the Cofrin Memorial Arboretum have been filled for this season.

For information about hunting on our properties please see our Hunting Policies.



Heirloom peppers.Saving Seeds? If you have extra Heirloom tomato seeds you would like to donate contact us at We are always looking for new and unique varieties to offer to the public.



Blackburnian warbler, photo by M. Mcdowell.

A new tool for measuring forest health!

Biodiversity data manager Erin Giese, along with NAS faculty, and TNC staff have developed a a new rigorous, transparent tool for measuring forest health in northern mesic forests of the western Great Lakes region based on local breeding bird assemblages. TNC conservation managers are already using the tool. Learn more about the research and download the tool here.

Students help collect spiders in Costa Rica.

We are looking for Volunteers!

Are you looking to gain valuable field or lab experience to build your resume? Or maybe you just want to be a citizen scientist and get outside? Check out our new "Volunteer Opportunities" website. It lists science related opportunities for students to help with research and management projects at the Copfrin Center for Biodiversity and in the Natural and Applied Sciences Department.