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Upcoming Events

May

Spring Wildflower Walk

May 4, 2019 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Join COL on a walk through Warren Woods State Park to learn about amazing spring ephemeral wildflowers that are in bloom with Botanist Scott Namestnik.

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Birding for Beginners

May 7, 2019 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Join COL and Berrien County naturalist, Kip Miller, for this introductory beginning to birding program. Enjoy a dusk walk through Galien River County Park as we learn tips and tricks from Kip on how to become a successful birder.

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Stewardship Day at The Merritt Family Preserve

May 11, 2019 from 10:00am to Noon

Join us for our very first Stewardship Day at The Merritt Family Preserve on Saturday, May 11 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm!

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Sustainable Living Series: Session I

May 11, 2019 from 10:00am to Noon

Session I: Mushrooms of Michigan. Join COL and state certified mushroom experts R&D Mushrooms at Robinson Woods Preserve as we explore mushroom foraging, growing mushrooms at home, and much more!

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Hiking Safety: Tips and Tricks with Wanderlust Outfitters

May 23, 2019 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Chikaming Open Lands is excited to partner with Wanderlust Outfitters to bring you tips and tricks to hiking safely in any outdoor environment.

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June

Stewardship Day at Turtle Creek Preserve

June 8, 2019 from 10:00am to Noon

Join us for a volunteer stewardship day at Turtle Creek Preserve!

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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

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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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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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 Voyager Canoe

August 24, 2019 from 10:00am to Noon

On Saturday, August 24th, join us as we explore Louis J. Sima Marsh in the Voyager Canoe!

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