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Snowman Hunt!

Help! Snowmen are loose on our preserves! From Dec. 21- Jan. 31, see if you can find them...

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Tracks & Scat Hike

Join COL on January 14 for a guided hike in Edward & Elizabeth Leonard Wildlife Preserve.

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We made our #GivingTuesday Goal!

Thanks to all who participated, and special thanks to our friend who agreed to match donations on #GivingTuesday. We appreciate you all!

We're hiring!

COL is seeking a Communications Specialist to join the team! Click through to see the position description and apply.

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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