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AmeriCorps Land Steward Position

Applications are now being accepted for Huron Pines AmeriCorps Land Steward position at the Little Forks Conservancy in Midland for the 2017 program year. The program is open to college graduates who are interested in conservation, want to make a … Continue reading

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Clean Up the Kawkawlin!

The Michigan DNR and Little Forks Conservancy are looking for volunteers for an Adopt-A-Forest cleanup day this fall. “Clean Up the Kawkawlin” will take place on Sunday, September 11th from 9 am – 2 pm. Volunteers will be cleaning up … Continue reading

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Fall Stream Sampling Scheduled

The Little Forks Conservancy is hosting a volunteer stream-monitoring event on September 24th, 2016 from 9am to 2pm to collect macroinvertebrates from six sample locations in the Gladwin and Clare Counties. “This volunteer event will help provide long term data … Continue reading

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Put Your “Eyes on the Forest”

Do you want to be a citizen scientist and protect against potential invasive threats? Join Little Forks along with MSU-Extension and Michigan Forest Association for a free workshop Wednesday, September 7. The training will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Community … Continue reading

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Dahlia Hill- Mixing Native and Non-Native Plants In Harmony

Upon visiting Dahlia Hill, you first notice the terraced rows of colorful dahlias. This beautiful non-profit garden was first established by local artist and designer Charles Breed and Bill Fisher, and the dahlias are, of course, the main focal point. … Continue reading

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Visiting our office? Follow the detour!

The City of Midland has begun construction on Main Street. If you are planning on visiting our office from Downtown Midland or M-20/Jerome St., please follow the West Main Street detour route (see image below). From Downtown Midland/Jerome St., follow … Continue reading

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Little Forks Featured on Community Focus

Andrea Foster, our Conservation Outreach Coordinator, stopped by MCTV’s Community Focus to latest news on Conservation@Home, Conservation@Work & more! To watch it now, click on the video below. For more information about Conservation@Home, click here. More details on Conservation@Work can be … Continue reading

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Tour Our Native Gardens From Your Desk!

Sometimes, your garden can get overwhelming. When spring and summer start working their magic on the plants, you can’t pick WHICH plants grow and which ones don’t! At the Little Forks Conservancy the gardens are looking great, but only due … Continue reading

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Five Yards that Inspire You to Lose Your Lawn!

Lawn care is tough. Maintenance is a pain, fertilizing is expensive, and constant watering takes a toll on not only your bank account, but your valuable time at home. The Little Forks Conservancy’s Conservation@Home and Conservation@Work programs both share a … Continue reading

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Seeking New Executive Director

The Little Forks Conservancy (LFC), an accredited land trust organization, works with individual land owners and the community to permanently protect and preserve natural lands that add to our quality of life in our Mid-Michigan community. LFC has operated for … Continue reading

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