Hilltop Farm

Hilltop Farm

Planning a visit? Click to download the Hilltop Farm Nature Preserve Guide   A History of Loving the Land William J. Doud Jr (Uncle Bill) and Mary T. Doud (Tee Tee) purchased Hilltop Farm on April 1, 1946. From that time forward, an endless stream of family visitors were welcomed, to the point that Tee Tee […]

Buttonwood

Buttonwood

Planning a visit? Click to download the Buttonwood Nature Preserve Guide You could define Buttonwood Nature Preserve as 52 acres of rural land at the southeast corner of Sparta Township in Dearborn County, Indiana. To David Styer and Myra Messick, it was a place away from daily concerns, a place to explore and record the […]

Hiker’s Knob

Hiker’s Knob

Planning a visit? Click to download the Hikers Knob and Wheeler Hollow Preserve Guide The 25-acre gift from the Hoosier Hikers Council is part of one of the most unique land forms in Indiana – the Knobstone Escarpment. I remember the first time I saw it and the amazement I felt that something like this […]

Your Land ?

Your Land ?

We would be delighted to talk with you about conserving your land. You can learn the basics about conservation here, but a phone call or an in-person meeting can be very helpful. We like to talk with landowners about your vision for the land and share how conservation works on our end. We can cover […]