Wildcat Falls

Northwood Alliance

Groups hoping to make a community forest on land near Watersmeet, Michigan have announced a significant step forward in that process.

Wildcat Falls is a remote waterfalls about nine miles from Watersmeet. Northwood Alliance and its conservation partners were recently awarded 50 percent of the funding necessary to complete the community forest, through a successful grant from the Forest Service Community Forest and Open Space Conservation program.

Partners In Forestry website

Both sides are waiting on a Michigan federal judge's ruling in a land swap battle in the Ottawa National Forest that has gone on since 2010.