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See the story of how Chikaming Open Lands acquired an important parcel of woodland along the lakefront through the extraordinary fundraising efforts of the neighbors in the surrounding area.

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TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW! The Sixth Annual Barn Benefit, Saturday, September 19!

Mark your calendar, and click through to purchase your tickets today! This year's annual Benefit is be one you do NOT want to miss!

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Have you checked out COL's Jens Jensen Preserve yet this summer?

Take advantage of our beautiful summer weather, and take a hike through our newest preserve in Sawyer!

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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