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Upcoming Events

June

Community Pint Night at The Livery

June 20, 2019 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Celebrate Chikaming Open Lands during the Community Pint Night at The Livery in Benton Harbor!

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Sustainable Living Series: Session II

June 22, 2019 from 10:00am to Noon

Session II: Create and Manage Beneficial Insect Habitat in your Garden.

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July

Sustainable Living Series: Session III

July 13, 2019 from 10:00am to Noon

Going Native: Backyard Native Landscaping. Join Chikaming Open Lands at Dan Collison and Elizabeth Meister restored prairie to learn the art and science of creating a sustainable native landscape in your own backyard!

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Stewardship Day at Grand Beach Marsh Preserve

July 13, 2019 from 10:00am to Noon

Join us for a Stewardship day at Grand Beach Marsh Preserve on Saturday, July 13 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

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​Green Screens: An Environmental Film Festival

July 24, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:30pm

One Big Home | Gentrification comes in many forms. On the tiny island of Martha’s Vineyard, where presidents and celebrities vacation, trophy homes threaten to destroy the island’s unique character.

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August

Stewardship Day at Robinson Woods and Flynn Woods Preserves

August 10, 2019 from 10:00am to Noon

Join us for a Stewardship day at Robinson Woods Preserve and Flynn Woods Preserve on Saturday, August 10 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

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​Green Screens: An Environmental Film Festival

August 14, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:30pm

Landscape Film: Roberto Burle Marx | A journey through the art and life of the Brazilian landscape architect and painter best known for the iconic black-and-white mosaic promenades that line Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Beach.

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Insect Night Hike

August 16, 2019 from 8:30pm to 10:00pm

Walk at night with COL and Dr. Jessica Beachy, Biology Professor at Lake Michigan College, as we search for residential nocturnal insects at Robinson Woods Preserve!

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Birds of Prey: Live Raptors!

August 17, 2019 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Join COL at the Niles District Library for Birds of Prey: Raptors! Wild bird rehabilitation center, Lake Milton Raptor Center, will bring some of their resident raptors to have a personal meet and greet of these amazing creatures, don't miss out!

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Marsh Meander in the Voyageur Canoe-FULL

August 24, 2019 from 10:00am to Noon

THE VOYAGEUR CANOE TRIP IS FULL- if you would like to be added to the wait list please contact the COL office at (269) 405-1006 or email cstruecker@chikamingopenlands.org.

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September

10th Annual Barn Benefit

September 21, 2019 from 5:00pm to 7:30pm

Join us at a stunning 80-acre horse farm for this year's Barn Benefit!

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