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Category Archives: News

Taking Nature into the Classroom

Gladwin High School teacher Chad Donahue lights up when talking about the projects his students are working on. And there are a lot of them. Students are growing native plants to use as a fundraiser. Others are working together to … Continue reading

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Meet Our Newest Board Members!

Little Forks Conservancy is thrilled to welcome Sue Erhardt, Mary Haslam and Sally Hightower to our Board of Directors. They will each serve a three-year term. We are excited to have them join our board. While they each bring a unique … Continue reading

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Hike with Us This Summer!

Summer is a great time to explore our preserves! Join naturalists and historians from Chippewa Nature Center and discover Little Forks Conservancy’s preserves at one of these great hikes! Salamander Meander at Riverview Natural Area Friday, June 16 | 2-3:30 … Continue reading

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Rain Garden Workshop – May 20

The Clare Conservation District and Andrea Foster from Little Forks Conservancy invite you to discover rain gardens. Join us at Jay’s Sporting Goods in Clare Saturday, May 20 at 1 p.m. to learn how a rain garden can benefit your … Continue reading

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Yard Work?! For Me?! Oh Spring, You Shouldn’t Have!

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator Hey, guess what? It’s everyone’s favorite season! YARD CLEAN UP SEASON!!!! While no one really loves yard work, there’s a pretty basic check list to go through each year. With one major overhaul done … Continue reading

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Spring Stream Sampling

Volunteers will be back in the Cedar River this spring to determine the river’s water quality. Little Forks Conservancy is seeking volunteers for a stream sampling day on Saturday, May 13. Volunteers will meet at the Gladwin Community Building at … Continue reading

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AmeriCorps: Planting Seeds

by Sara Huetteman Huron Pines AmeriCorps Member On a cold rainy day in January, Andrea and I pack up the car with materials and headed to Jefferson Middle School to run a seed ball table at an after school program … Continue reading

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A Cold Day With Warm Birds!

On a frozen and cold winter day in Michigan, AmeriCorps member Sara Huetteman and Andrea Foster visited Wildlife Recovery Association in Shepherd, Michigan. Most  winter days are cold, but sometimes you luck out and get a balmy forty on a … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Carol Feider

A retired administrator with Midland Public Schools, Carol Feider served on Little Forks Conservancy’s board of directors from 2003 to 2012. We caught up with Carol to chat about her experience on our board and how she continues to remain … Continue reading

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AmeriCorps: Trail Preparedness

by Sara Huetteman, Huron Pines AmeriCorps Before hitting the trails, I always check the weather, time of sunset and any trail maps available online, especially if I am going somewhere new. Leaving the house, I want to be ready for … Continue reading

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