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The Highlands is committed to sustainability, and we're working hard to reduce our environmental impact at every level of resort operations. Over the next few years, we'll continue to utilize a combination of cutting-edge technology and ingenuity to increase efficiency, reduce waste and emissions, and ensure the health of our natural resources for generations to come. Our efforts are in coordination with ForeverProject, Boyne Resorts' goal of reducing carbon emissions to net zero throughout North American operations by 2030.

Highlands Future - 2030

We have mapped a transformation for the years to come, one we mean to achieve in the most sustainable way possible, through what we call the ForeverProject. The late, great founder of this story, Everett Kircher, once said, “You have to make improvements. Otherwise, you won’t make progress.” So here we go, we’re building a better future, sharing every step as we go. Most of all, we’re making more room for the stories that will transform people’s lives forever.

Latest News

  • ForeverDay 2022

    SEP 15

    Across Boyne Resorts, we are celebrating ForeverDay with mini sustainable projects to enhance sustainability and recycling efforts. From trash clean-up to planting native Michigan wildflowers, The Highlands Team embodied ForeverDay!

  • Offset Your Trip

    One of the major steps The Highlands has taken in reaching our 2030 net-zero emissions goal is to partner with Tradewater to offset emissions from our operation.

Guiding Principles

Mindful Efficiency

Mindful Efficiency
Create and maintain a culture of reduction: energy use, waste output, water impact; balanced with maximized utilization of our human, technological, natural, and financial resources.

Tireless Conservation

Tireless Conservation
Protect the natural environment unwaveringly, ensuring proper use for purposes related to outdoor recreation, and preserving or rehabilitating the land over which we are stewards.

Innovative Collaboration

Innovative Collaboration
Support and reward outreach and partnerships that extend beyond all traditional boundaries, providing deeply valuable impact among our team members, and in our communities, industry, and environment for the long term.

Climate Awards

  • Climate Action Award 2020
  • Climate Action Award 2020

Making a Difference

Boyne Resorts is committed to a goal of reducing carbon emissions to net zero throughout our North American operations by 2030.