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Maple Syrup Tapping

Join Chikaming Open Lands at Covenant Farm on Saturday, February 29th to discover how maple syrup goes from tree to table!

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Stewardship Workday

Join us on Saturday, March 14 for the first Stewardship Workday of 2020.

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Winter Fun Outing at Love Creek County Park

COL plans to host a cross country ski, fat tire bike and snowshoe outing at Love Creek. Outings will be scheduled based on snowfall. Watch your email!

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Learn How to Identify Trees in Winter!

Learn how you can identify common trees of Michigan this winter!

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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