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COL founders honored at outdoor ceremony

The founders of COL were honored with a car parade and the presentation of framed copies of a resolution passed by the Board of Directors.

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Animal Tracks and Scat Hike

Enjoy a hike through Turtle Creek Preserve in search of animal tracks and scat on Saturday, January 9, 1:00 pm.

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Animal Attraction Hike

Explore the different ways animals attract a mate, including bright colors, interesting dances and loud calls on Saturday, February 13, 1:00 pm.

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Birds on the Move

It’s fall, which can be an exciting time for bird-lovers as a variety of different species travel through on their way south for the winter...

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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