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Help Us Protect Turtle Creek

We are working to protect a 12-acre woodland in New Buffalo next to the elementary school. Find out how you can help...

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Check out the auction items at this year's Barn Benefit!

Including a private dinner at Greenbush, a hot air balloon ride, a personal cooking class with Chef Joho of Everest at Granor Farm- and more!

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Tickets are on sale now for the Seventh Annual Barn Benefit, Saturday, September 17

Find out about the event, purchase tickets and get important parking information!

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Partnership with Village of Michiana protects important lakefront land

Chikaming Open Lands has partnered with the Village of Michiana to forever protect 11 acres of valuable beach and critical dunes..

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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