Become a Member!

Join your local land conservancy to preserve open space, protect native plant and animal habitat and improve water quality in southwest Berrien County. You can become a member by making a tax-deductible gift to Chikaming Open Lands. The suggested minimum membership donation is $50; however, a gift of any amount makes a positive impact on our work to protect open space and the natural rural character of this special corner of Southwest Michigan.

When you join Chikaming Open Lands as a member, you become a partner in our mission of preserving open spaces and the diverse natural character of this special corner of Southwest Michigan. Members receive our print newsletter, email alerts, complimentary admission to some of our most popular events and activities, and priority status for the purchase of Barn Benefit tickets.


Individuals who make annual unrestricted gifts of $1,000 or more become members of The Conservation Circle. Learn more about The Conservation Circle and the benefits of being a member.

For information on how to make a planned or estate gift, please contact our office at (269) 405-1006 or