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Success! COL has acquired the Turtle Creek property!

With the help of nearly 40 neighbors and community members, we have protected the Turtle Creek property, which will be our 11th nature preserve.

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Getting our school kids outside and immersed in nature

We are so excited to have launched our new environmental education program, Mighty Acorns, this school year with River Valley Elementary School.

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Another fabulous Barn Benefit for the books!

Save the date for this year's Barn Benefit at the wonderful Granor Farm, Saturday, September 16, 2017!

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Chikaming Open Lands has a full-time position available

Chikaming Open Lands is seeking an Education and Outreach Coordinator

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Chikaming Open Lands is the local land conservancy dedicated to preserving the open spaces and natural rural character of southwest Berrien County.

We protect and restore native plant and animal habitat in the area, improve water quality in our rivers, streams and in Lake Michigan, and permanently preserve ecologically significant forests, prairies and wetlands, as well as prime farmland and other open spaces in this community