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#10Trail Challenge Registration is OPEN!

Our annual hiking challenge is back for the 7th year in a row. Hike the featured trails, take pictures along the way, and get free stuff!

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Harris Family Farm Foundation Tour

Take a tour of a sustainable donation & education farm and learn how they grow produce using organic practices and engage underserved communities.

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Save the Date for Our Annual Benefit on August 10!

Join us for a fun and relaxed evening with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and good company in a gorgeous setting. Ft. a fabulous silent auction & raffle!

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July Stewardship Day

Help us control invasive plants at Grand Beach Marsh Preserve, a globally rare coastal plain marsh, on Saturday, July 13.

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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