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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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Munchin' on the Preserve: All About Beekeeping

Join us Wednesday, August 22 at 11:00 a.m. for the third session in our summer lunch-and-learn series!

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2ND SHOWING ADDED! Green Screens: "Five Seasons:The Gardens of Piet Oudolf"

Join COL and Fernwood for an encore showing of "Five Seasons:The Gardens of Piet Oudolf" Wednesday, August 22 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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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