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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Direct the flow… get a rain chain!

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator Rain chains are a fun and easy way to direct water from your roof to a designated place. Used as an alternative to a downspout, they can be anchored to the ground, left hanging or affixed … Continue reading

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A Certified Yard With Wild Appeal!

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator Since its launch in May of 2015, the Conservation@Home program has been going strong. There have been eleven certified homes, and many more site visits. Today Little Forks is spotlighting one of the yards that … Continue reading

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New volunteer opportunity with Little Forks Conservancy!

Summer is upon us, and that means lots of work to be done on our trails! This includes creating a new loop at the Forestview Natural Area that will branch off from the existing trail. Volunteers will be helping to … Continue reading

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Help Create Rabbitat!

You can help turn invasive trees from along the riverbank into rabbit habitat! Join Michigan United Conservation Clubs and Little Forks Conservancy at 9 a.m. Saturday, August 8th, at Forestview Natural Area. We will cutting invasive trees from along the riverbank … Continue reading

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The Riverview Stairway Project- Opening Over Two Miles of Trails

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator 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 … 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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