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Lunch & Learn with Little Forks

Join Little Forks Conservancy and the Pere Marquette District Library for one or all of these great topics! Lunch will be provided. Conserving Your Land • March 15 • Noon Come hear stories about the landowners we have worked with … Continue reading

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Landowner Spotlight: Norm Engel

When Little Forks was looking for sites along the Cedar River for a stream sampling project, Norm Engel invited our volunteers to his protected land. Norm Engel signed a conservation easement to protect 190 acres and 3,500 feet of the … Continue reading

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Spring Stream Sampling – May 13

Join us in continuing our stream monitoring program! Volunteers will be back in the Cedar River on Saturday, May 13 collecting data to determine the water quality of the watershed. We will meet at the Gladwin Community Building at 9 … Continue reading

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Chainsaw Safety Workshop: March 22

If  you currently operate a chainsaw or plan to purchase a saw in the future, you need to be aware of how to use it safely. Michigan Forest Association and Little Forks Conservancy are hosting a one-day Chainsaw Safety Workshop … Continue reading

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Getting Down to Bear Bones

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator It’s not often you meet a student like Laken Shell. At seventeen, she has done more in the field of conservation than most adults. She has worked with Little Forks Conservancy on a regular basis … Continue reading

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Reaching Out to the Next Generation

When Little Forks helps a local family conserve the land they love, we make a pretty big promise to them – that their land will be cared for forever. How can we keep that promise? By inspiring the next generation … Continue reading

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AmeriCorps: Winter Forestry

by Sara Huetteman, Huron Pines AmeriCorps A goal of stewardship is maintaining the health of the forest. In the winter months, harsh weather can knock down trees. It is important to look at the trunks and branches of trees near … Continue reading

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Workshop: Discover Composting!

  Little Forks Conservancy and Square Roots are teaming up to help you learn about home composting! Join us March 16, 2017 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Chippewa Nature Center for a hands-on workshop. Local experts will help you … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight: Katie Young

Katie Young has been volunteering with Little Forks Conservancy for a year. She recently left her position as receptionist at Tri-Star Trust Bank in Midland to become a behavior technician with Centria in Novi. A behavior technician works with kids … Continue reading

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Engaging Youth, Planting Native Seeds and Getting Muddy!

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator Little Forks Conservancy’s Andrea Foster had a unique opportunity to engage middle school students from the Rock Center for Youth Development’s after school program! Andrea and Huron Pines AmeriCorps member Sara Huetteman visited three different … Continue reading

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