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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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Insect Night Hike

Walk at night on Friday, September 28 at 7:30 p.m. as we search for nocturnal insects at Robinson Woods Preserve with biologist Dr. Beachy!

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Stewardship Day at Burns Prairie Preserve

Join us at Burns Prairie Preserve for a volunteer stewardship workday on Saturday, October 13 starting 10:00 am to noon.

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Nocturnal Night Hike

Join COL at Turtle Creek Preserve for a family friendly night hike through the woods on Friday, October 19 at 7:00 pm!

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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