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COL Featured in Indiana Newspaper

The Beacher Weekly Newspaper recently ran a feature article on us! Follow the link to read the full article now.

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Winter Newsletter

Read our most recent print newsletter to see what we've been up to. The winter issue features a volunteer spotlight, 2023 event highlights, and more!

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Ready or Not, Here They Come!

It's official—the infamous snowmen will be making a return to the trails this winter. Get ready to hunt 'em down while you can!

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Visit Our Newest Nature Preserve

Have you visited Myron Perlman Nature Preserve, yet? Explore our newest nature preserve in Buchanan!

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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