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Give Local Midland!

The Little Forks Conservancy is proud to participate in the third annual Give Local Midland! Mark your calendar to Give Local on May 3 between 12 am and 11:59:59 pm! Gifts will be placed in The Little Forks Conservancy’s endowment … Continue reading

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The Planting Season Is Here!

It’s the most exciting time of the year! Spring is in full swing, the trillium are starting to bloom and the soil is ready for planting. When you start to make your plans for your yard, are you thinking about … Continue reading

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2016 CNC Programs with Little Forks Conservancy

The Little Forks Conservancy is pleased to partner with the Chippewa Nature Center for an upcoming series of free CNC staff-led programs on Little Forks’ properties. Little Forks’ protected lands are home to many types of animals and native plants. The … Continue reading

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Protect Your Shoreline Workshop

Shoreline property owners have an opportunity to discover the many benefits of natural shoreline landscaping and erosion control methods at the upcoming “Protecting Your Shoreline” workshop on April 28 in Harrison and May 3 in Mount Pleasant from 5pm to … Continue reading

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Join Us for the Cedar River Community Gathering

The Cedar River Steering Committee is hosting a gathering for stakeholders and residents of the Cedar River watershed. The event is an opportunity to engage the community in a discussion of existing projects in the Cedar River watershed and to … Continue reading

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Rain Barrel Sale!

Rain barrels are a fantastic way to conserve and re-use water! For a limited time, Little Forks Conservancy is taking pre-orders for high quality rain barrels from Upcycle! All pre-orders must be received by June 6 to ensure delivery on … Continue reading

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Volunteer with us!

Little Forks has so many great volunteer opportunities coming up! Won’t you join us? From trail clean ups, to a citizen science day in the Cedar river, to invasive plant battles, there’s something for everyone! If you haven’t heard of the MiCorps … Continue reading

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Spring Trail Advisory

Spring is finally making its appearance in Michigan! The birds are singing and the first wildflowers are peeking out of the ground. Take a hike at our preserves and let us know what you discover! Thanks to the spring weather, the trails are … Continue reading

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Spring Stream Sampling!

The Little Forks Conservancy is hosting a volunteer stream-monitoring event on May 14, 2016 from 9am to 2pm to collect macroinvertebrates from six sample locations in the Gladwin and Clare Counties. This project provides a great opportunity for “citizen scientists” … Continue reading

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Grab Your Gardening Gloves, It’s Garlic Mustard Season!

Whether you are the most seasoned of gardeners or a total novice, keep reading. This is everything you need to know about this awful little plant – and how to keep it at bay this year so your native plants can … Continue reading

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