Natural Area Preservation
City Of Ann Arbor
Department of Parks & Recreation
Page Designed by: Amie Ottinger

What is the Natural Area Preservation Division?

Why do natural areas need protection and restoration? What actions does NAP take to restore and protect our natural areas? How can I get involved?


Links to NAP Activities and Staff
  Inventory Program: Overview of our inventory efforts.
Our largest database, containing records of over 1,000 species.
Map of inventory sites and highlights of this year.
A unique effort in an urban area.
Highlights of this year.
    Burn Program Maps of our burn sites and a fact sheet describing our burn program.
Staff A little about us..

Other Links Possibly Relevant to NAPpers (but possibly not)
 US Forest Service
 Michigan Department of Natural Resources
 US Fish and Wildlife Service
  National Park Service
 The Nature Conservancy
 University of Michigan Nichols Arboretum

Photo by D. Kashian