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Castle Keep Preserve

We've recently acquired a new nature preserve in New Buffalo Township!

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The Winter 2021-2022 Newsletter is up! Take a look to see what's happening...

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StoryWalk on the Preserves

StorkWalk on the Preserves is back! COL partnered with four local libraries to bring family friendly stories to COL preserves starting March 21st!

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Animal Attraction Hike

Explore the different ways animals attract a mate, including bright colors, interesting dances and loud calls on Saturday, February 12 at 1:00 pm.

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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