Thanks to its continuing efforts to educate the community and preserve the local environment. Crossroads at Big Creek is this year’s recipient of the Lake Michigan Area Land & Water Conservation Association’s 2022 Conservation Award. Notably, Crossroads started the Our Land Restoration School, which provides “teaching by example” and “experience-based learning” on the campus. Crossroads at Big Creek Learning Center and Nature Preserve, which began as a school forest in 1992, is located off Michigan Street and Highway 42/57 in Sturgeon Bay. The 501c3 organization offers education, conducts research, and provides outdoor experiences to inspire environmental stewardship opportunities.