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2020 Barn Benefit: We can't gather in person this year...

...but you can still support conservation. In a year of upheaval, nature has remained a refuge... help us keep it that way! Make a donation today.

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Prairie Ecosystem Walk at Burns Prairie Preserve

Walk with COL among the beautiful wildflowers and grasses at Burns Prairie Preserve on Saturday, September 12 at 10:00 am!

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Paddle with a Naturalist

PROGRAM IS FULL

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Protect Sugarwood Forest

Join us to preserve one of the last remaining old-growth forests in Southwest Michigan...

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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