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Drink Green Beer at Greenbush and support Chikaming Open Lands!

At Greenbush this St. Patrick's Day Weekend, a portion of the sale of each pint of Jeez O'Pete's Irish stout goes to Chikaming Open Lands!

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Join us for a Stewardship Workday at Turtle Creek Preserve

Enjoy a spring morning outdoors at out next Stewardship Workday, Saturday, April 8.

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Getting our school kids outside and immersed in nature

We are so excited to have launched our new environmental education program, Mighty Acorns, this school year with River Valley Elementary School.

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Success! COL has acquired the Turtle Creek property!

With the help of nearly 40 neighbors and community members, we have protected the Turtle Creek property, which will be our 11th nature preserve.

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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