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Agricultural Preservation: Options to Protect Farmland

Join COL and our partners on Thursday, November 17 to learn about options available to protect and preserve your farmland.

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November 29th is #GivingTuesday!

The Tuesday after Thanksgiving is a day of giving to kick off the charitable giving season. Support COL on 11/29 this year!

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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Native Prairies: Past, Present and Future

On December 6, join Executive Director Ryan Postema at the New Buffalo Township library for a discussion on native prairies in the Midwest.

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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