December 21, 2021
Black Swamp Conservancy purchased the Dr. Robert L. Nehls Memorial Nature Preserve in 2019 and has partnered with Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge to restore natural habitats on the property and open it to public access. This Chronolog overlooks West Harbor, documenting seasonal changes and spectacular sunrises.
The Black Swamp Conservancy was founded in 1993 by a group of people alarmed by the rapidly accelerating rate of development in rural northwest Ohio. These concerned citizens recognized the need to protect and enhance the best remaining natural and agricultural areas in this region and to promote responsible stewardship of the land.