Fenner Conservancy, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and managing body for Fenner Nature Center, connects people to nature in the heart of Lansing through conservation, education, and stewardship.

Through the efforts of this organization, Fenner Nature Center continues to meet that commitment in difficult times, but we need your help to sustain this crucial part of our community.

To explore the many ways you can help financially support this vital organization, please visit our donate page.


Fenner Nature Center’s history is full of interesting events and people. The place as we know it today is the fruition of the hopes and plans of many people. Those people believed that the best way for one to find meaning in life is to immerse oneself in, and fully appreciate, nature. They saw Fenner as a place where people and nature could connect. Read the full history HERE.