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Nature Photography Hike

Bring your own camera and join COL with local photographer Rick Stone at Jens Jensen to capture the beauty of fall!

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The Mighty Acorns Start Their Second Year

Chikaming Open Lands is excited to start the second year of the Mighty Acorns program with River Valley Elementary and New Buffalo Elementary.

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A Fabulous Fete Down on the Farm!

The Eighth Annual Barn Benefit, held at Granor Farm on September 16, was our most successful ever!

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Open Lands, Open Skies: Stargazing Event

Join COL at Chikaming Township Park and Preserve on a night with telescopes under the stars!

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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