A favorite for locals and folks from miles around is the Dauner
Martin Nature Preserve 155 acres of wilderness in the city of
"In 1998 Robert J. Martin and sister, Marion T. Martin,
long time residents of Fenton, deeded their land to the Michigan Nature
Association. Robert Martin said he didnt want to see the farmland and
woods, which once belonged to his grandparents, disturbed from here on.
Through the years, he had planted thousands of small pines as a
reforestation project. Some are now older than 50 years. Other species
such as oak, elm, cherry, maple, and ash are also prevalent on the
Please come out for a visit and enjoy the sanctuary. Dont forget your camera and binoculars."
--As described in the Dauner Martin Nature Preserve Website home page