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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Grant Awarded for Conservation@Work Program

The Little Forks Conservancy recently received funding from the Midland Area Community Foundation to support the quickly growing Conservation@Home program and create new ways for local businesses to get involved. Conservation@Home is a program that focuses on bringing nature to … Continue reading

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Apply Now for 2016 AmeriCorps Service

Applications are now being accepted for 23 Huron Pines AmeriCorps positions for the 2016 program year!  The program is open to college graduates who are interested in conservation, want to make a difference, and would like to develop  professional skills. … Continue reading

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Leaving a Legacy: 313 Acres Protected

Sitting in the two-story farmhouse where he was raised, you quickly discover Howard Asch’s deep love of the land that surrounds it. “It’s been 15 years since I actually farmed it,” he said, “but, you know, you still get the … Continue reading

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Little Forks Hosting Invasive Species Awareness Week

The Little Forks Conservancy is hosting an online challenge to promote the use of the Midwest Invasive Species Information Network (MISIN) app and to help local citizens become more aware of the invasive plants in our counties and the threats … Continue reading

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Conservation@Home Spotlight- A Thriving Monarch Waystation!

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator When Carl and Katrina Doud bought their home just over a year ago, they did so with the intention of creating a space they could call theirs for the rest of their lives. The time … Continue reading

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What Is a Natural Shoreline?

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator A natural shoreline is very much what it sounds like. It is a shoreline that is made of mostly native plants instead of riprap or a seawall. These native water loving plants have deep roots … Continue reading

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Riverview Stairway Completed! Celebrate with Us!

A new stairway and over two miles of nature trails will be dedicated at Little Forks Conservancy’s Riverview Natural Area Thursday, October 1 at 5 p.m. Following brief remarks, guests are invited to enjoy light refreshments and explore the trails. … Continue reading

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The Adams Elementary Educational Garden- Bringing Nature to School!

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator Recently, I had the pleasure of meeting a woman named Teri. Teri called Little Forks to conduct a Conservation@Home site visit, and I was able to tour the grounds around her home. In addition to … Continue reading

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Rabbitat- Not just for rabbits!

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator A rabbitat is a very simple concept. It’s a brush pile that provides habitat for rabbits. Often when you see rabbits in the woods, or hopping around the neighborhood, they are there one minute and … Continue reading

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