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Nature Scavenger Hunt!

Here's great way to make your nature walks more fun, and get you in more tuned in to the flora and fauna around you!

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Nature is Open!

A reminder that you can still get outside and enjoy all that nature has to offer!

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Spring Amphibians & Wetland Ecology Walk Cancelled

The April 25 Spring Amphibians & Wetland Ecology Walk has been cancelled.

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Update on Office Operations

Per the Governor's Executive Order, our office is closed until at least April 13, and all events and programs are cancelled through May 3.

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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