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A Certified Yard With Wild Appeal!

Since its launch in May of 2015, the Conservation@Home program has been going strong. There have been eleven certified homes, and many more site visits. Today Little Forks is spotlighting one of the yards that was recently added to the … Continue reading

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New volunteer opportunity with Little Forks Conservancy!

Summer is upon us, and that means lots of work to be done on our trails! This includes creating a new loop at the Forestview Natural Area that will branch off from the existing trail. Volunteers will be helping to … Continue reading

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Help Create Rabbitat!

You can help turn invasive trees from along the riverbank into rabbit habitat! Join Michigan United Conservation Clubs and Little Forks Conservancy at 9 a.m. Saturday, August 8th, at Forestview Natural Area. We will cutting invasive trees from along the riverbank … Continue reading

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The Riverview Stairway Project- Opening Over Two Miles of Trails

Construction is underway on the ravine at our Riverview Natural Area! Ground was broken on June 26th, installing a quarter of the stairs needed to complete the project over a two-day period. With a grant from Consumers Energy and donations … Continue reading

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Welcome Kelcie, New AmeriCorps Member

The Little Forks Conservancy is pleased to welcome AmeriCorps member Kelcie Sweeney to its team. As the Land Steward, Kelcie will be helping to manage trails, reduce invasive species populations and improve river bank stability within the Conservancy’s preserves. She … Continue reading

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Daisy Troop Petal Power!

Little Forks Conservancy had a great time with Daisy Troop 50895 from Siebert Elementary! The girls earned their Using Resources Wisely and Make the World a Better Place petals by learning how rain barrels work and by helping paint them. … Continue reading

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Some amazing changes are happening at The Little Forks Office…

Little Forks Conservancy was very lucky to be the recipient of two different grants that culminated in the transformation of the office grounds into a Conservation@Home demonstration site. The Dow Chemical Company, United Way, and the Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative … Continue reading

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Landowners Invited to Free Workshop

Landowners have many options when it comes to managing their property for wildlife habitat and protecting it for future generations. A free workshop about conservation practices which start out at the small scale on how you can better manage the … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Hoot-n-Howl!

Hoot-n-Howl is back for another howlin’ good time! Join us Saturday, August 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. for a night of beer, blues and BBQ at On Eagles Wings Inn! Here are a few tips to help you get … Continue reading

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Stairway Construction at Riverview Natural Area!

Little Forks has a BIG project coming up this month, and we need your help! Little Forks is installing wooden terrace steps crossing through a ravine at Riverview Natural Area. This stairway will provide safe and increased access to Riverview Natural Area and will open … Continue reading

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