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Bentwood Tavern Give-Back Dinners: Friends of Harbor Country Trails

Support a local cause while eating delicious food at Bentwood Tavern in New Buffalo, MI.

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Take-A-Hike: Animal Tracks and Scat

Tracks and scat can be clues to wild animals' identities and behaviors. Learn how on this family-friendly hike.

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Great article about the Mighty Acorns in Harbor Country News!

Check out this awesome article in the Harbor Country News!

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Take-A-Hike! Ice and Snow

Explore our winter wonderland and come learn all about ice and snow. This is a great way to enjoy our winter season!

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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