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Remembering George Lane

It is with great sadness that we share the loss of our board member, George Lane. George joined our board in 2008 and was a strong voice for our land conservation program. So strong, in fact, that George and his wife, … Continue reading

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Seed Balls- Throw it and Grow it!

Have you ever been so angry, you just wanted to… throw something? Instead of reaching for the nearest smartphone or satisfyingly fragile tea cup, try grabbing something a little more environmentally friendly… a seed ball! What is a seed ball? Seed … Continue reading

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Winter Trail Advisory

Winter has officially arrived in mid-Michigan! This a great time to see wildlife tracks, so be sure to post any observations on our Facebook page. We’d love to hear your feedback. Please be advised that the Conservancy does not plow our parking … Continue reading

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Challenge Deadline Approaches

The Little Forks Conservancy has just over a month to raise $12,000. The Conservancy faces a February 17 deadline to meet a $50,000 challenge from The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation. The Foundation is offering the challenge to … Continue reading

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Grant Awarded for Volunteer Project

As part of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service, The Little Forks Conservancy has received a $250 mini-grant from the Michigan Community Service Commission. The grant will help purchase supplies for a seed ball volunteer project. The … Continue reading

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Saginaw Bay CISMA Seeking Coordinator

The Saginaw Bay Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area is currently seeking applicants for the Project Coordinator position.  The position covers the 17 counties within the Saginaw Bay watershed and is based out of the Saginaw Conservation District office. It will … Continue reading

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Is Christmas for the Birds?

It can be, with your help! This winter may be milder than those in the past, but the birds still need your help. There is less bird activity in the winter, but the ones that do stick around may not … Continue reading

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Green Roofs Leading to Green Cities

Imagine you’re in a big city. You’re on one of the highest floors of a tall building, and you are looking out over the city below you. What do you see? Most likely, your view is of blacktop roofs and … Continue reading

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Winterize Your Rain Barrel!

With the winter weather now bearing down upon us here in the Mitten, it’s time to talk about something that you may not be aware of- winterizing your rain barrel! Luckily this is a very simple and easy process that … Continue reading

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Gardens for wildlife- A Conservation@Home spotlight!

Judy and Bill Page’s long gravel driveway is lined with a beautiful tour of spruce trees. Their home is placed on forty heavily wooded acres. Little Forks’ staff had the pleasure of visiting their gardens and yards during a Conservation@Home … Continue reading

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