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Bring the entire family out for this fun hike through Turtle Creek Preserve as we learn how the plants and animal get ready for winter!

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The Mighty Acorns Start Their Second Year

Chikaming Open Lands is excited to start the second year of the Mighty Acorns program with River Valley Elementary and New Buffalo Elementary.

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A Fabulous Fete Down on the Farm!

The Eighth Annual Barn Benefit, held at Granor Farm on September 16, was our most successful ever!

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Open Lands, Open Skies: Stargazing Event

Join COL at Chikaming Township Park and Preserve on a night with telescopes under the stars!

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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