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Help us acquire the Chris Thompson Memorial Preserve

Find out how you can help us protect 49 acres on the Galien River as a nature preserve, dedicated to the memory of Chris Thompson.

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Green Screens- Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf

Join Chikaming Open Lands and Fernwood for a one-time screening of this gorgeous film on Wednesday, July 25 at the Vickers Theatre!

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The Ninth Annual Barn Benefit, September 22 at Granor Farm!

Save the Date! Chikaming Open Lands' Ninth Annual Barn Benefit is set for Saturday, September 22 at the wonderful Granor Farm!

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#10Trail Challenge

#10Trail Challenge is a great way to get outside and explore the trails of Michiana, while having fun and winning prizes! The month of July only!

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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