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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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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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