June 1, Friday, 1:00 pm EXPLORE MICHIGAN—PORTMAN PRESERVE. Explore this Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy nature preserve with Nate Fuller. SWMLC protects 190 acres of high quality prairie fen, wetlands, savanna, and woodland habitats. This area also has three lakes, nine creeks, and several natural springs. The Portman Preserve is home to rare, threatened, and endangered plant and animals. It also forms part of the headwaters of the Paw Paw River. Be prepared for a two mile hike! $25/non-member, $20/member. Please call to register 927-4832.