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March Stewardship Day: Invasive Shrub Removal at Myron Perlman

Join us in removing invasive shrubs at one of our newest nature preserves on Saturday, March 9. No equipment or experience required!

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Storywalk is Coming Back!

Life-sized storybook pages will line the hiking trails at four COL properties. Enjoy reading them as you walk through the preserves!

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Now Open: Berrien Conservation District's Annual Tree & Shrub Sale

BCD's annual native tree & shrub sale is now open for online orders! Help increase reforestation in Berrien County while raising funds for BCD.

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A New Nature Preserve in Niles Charter Township!

We are so excited to announce that we acquired a new preserve on 12/8/23. Click to learn more about Trillium Woodlands Preserve!

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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