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Support COL this #GivingTuesday, and double the impact of your gift!

#GivingTuesday is November 30th. #GivingTuesday donations made by midnight will be matched dollar for dollar, thanks to a generous supporter!

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Harbert Road Woods has been Saved!

We officially closed on the on the Harbert Road Woods property on October 14.

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National Take-A-Hike Day

Join COL for a morning of hiking on Wednesday, November 17, National Take-A-Hike Day!

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Adaptability and Resiliency of Plants and Animals in Southwest Michigan

Join COL and Friends of the New Buffalo Library for a presentation about Adaptability and Resiliency of Plants and Animals in SW Michigan on 12/7.

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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