Scenic Michigan celebrates the life and legacy of Frank Kelley, Michigan’s attorney general from 1961-98, who died March 5 at the age of 96. Lauded across the U.S. as a giant of public service and champion of civil rights, consumer and environmental protection, Kelley served on Scenic Michigan’s Board of…
Scenic Easements and View Protection
We are blessed in Michigan with an abundance of beautiful landscapes and visual assets both in urban and rural areas. While scenery is important to the overall quality of our communities and essential to promoting tourism across our state, scenic vistas and viewsheds are often destroyed during rapid change, both in the natural and built environments. Identification and protection of these assets is an important component of smart growth and scenic stewardship. Scenic Michigan is working to develop resources and guidance for individuals and communities interested in protecting. Please reach out to us with any questions you have.