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Walk in the Woods-A Michigan Forest Association Forestry Program

Join representatives of the Michigan Forest Association (MFA)—and partners from Michigan State University Extension, Little Forks Conservancy and Clare County Conservation District—as we explore MFA’s 40 acres west of Harrison, MI. We will explore the current conditions of this forest, … Continue reading

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Washington Woods Outdoor Revitalization!

Little Forks Conservancy has teamed up with  City of Midland Parks and Recreation to help revitalize the forested areas at Washington Woods Senior Living Community. The invasive Emerald Ash Borer killed off most of the trees in the woods there, … Continue reading

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Summer Stewardship Training!

The Little Forks Conservancy is hosting three workshops this summer for volunteers who are interested in learning more about managing natural lands. By attending the complete Summer Stewardship Training series, participants will have the opportunity to become Certified Stewards for … Continue reading

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Taking Nature into the Classroom

Gladwin High School teacher Chad Donahue lights up when talking about the projects his students are working on. And there are a lot of them. Students are growing native plants to use as a fundraiser. Others are working together to … Continue reading

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Meet Our Newest Board Members!

Little Forks Conservancy is thrilled to welcome Sue Erhardt, Mary Haslam and Sally Hightower to our Board of Directors. They will each serve a three-year term. We are excited to have them join our board. While they each bring a unique … Continue reading

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Hike with Us This Summer!

Summer is a great time to explore our preserves! Join naturalists and historians from Chippewa Nature Center and discover Little Forks Conservancy’s preserves at one of these great hikes! Salamander Meander at Riverview Natural Area Friday, June 16 | 2-3:30 … Continue reading

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Rain Garden Workshop – May 20

The Clare Conservation District and Andrea Foster from Little Forks Conservancy invite you to discover rain gardens. Join us at Jay’s Sporting Goods in Clare Saturday, May 20 at 1 p.m. to learn how a rain garden can benefit your … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Robyn Sczepanski

Robyn Sczepanski joined Little Forks Conservancy’s board of directors in 2014. In addition to serving on our board, Robyn is a young professional who is seriously involved in our community. She serves on the Young Leaders United Executive Council with … Continue reading

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Yard Work?! For Me?! Oh Spring, You Shouldn’t Have!

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator Hey, guess what? It’s everyone’s favorite season! YARD CLEAN UP SEASON!!!! While no one really loves yard work, there’s a pretty basic check list to go through each year. With one major overhaul done … Continue reading

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Spring Stream Sampling

Volunteers will be back in the Cedar River this spring to determine the river’s water quality. Little Forks Conservancy is seeking volunteers for a stream sampling day on Saturday, May 13. Volunteers will meet at the Gladwin Community Building at … Continue reading

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