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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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Conservation@Home… The Beginning

Conservation@Home is a new program that The Little Forks Conservancy is excited to bring to you. This blog will talk about any updates, events and bits of information that pertain to Conservation@Home. You can look forward to seeing helpful information … Continue reading

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Kickoff Tickets on Sale Now

The Little Forks Conservancy is thrilled to bring entomologist and noted author Douglas W. Tallamy to Midland for the launch of its newest program. Tallamy will be the special guest at the Conservation@Home Kickoff event Tuesday, May 19 at 7 … Continue reading

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Join the Challenge!

The Little Forks Conservancy is excited to receive a matching grant challenge from The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation. The Foundation will match qualifying donations up to a total of $50,000 in support of the Conservancy. The Foundation … Continue reading

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