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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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Welcome new Conservation@Home certified partner!

This busy season has brought many wonderful visits to outstanding properties. Below are some highlights from one of our newly certified Conservation@Home sites. Joy Simmer is the owner of our first Conservation@Home property in Clare County, and Little Forks Conservancy … Continue reading

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Koop Leaving Little Forks

Executive Director Douglas L. Koop has announced he is leaving The Little Forks Conservancy after accepting a new position. Doug will be taking on the role of executive director of the Ann Arbor-based Legacy Land Conservancy on June 20. His … Continue reading

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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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