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Monthly Archives: October 2015

What on earth is a Paw Paw?

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator Have you ever heard of the Paw Paw tree? If not, you aren’t alone. Often referred to as the forgotten fruit, the Paw Paw is one of just a few native Michigan fruit trees. The … Continue reading

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Help Your Gift Go Further

The Little Forks Conservancy’s fundraising challenge has an exciting new twist! A generous donor has joined the challenge to double the match! The anonymous donor will also match dollar-for-dollar every qualifying gift we receive from now to November 27. Click here … Continue reading

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Sign Up Now for the Invasive Species Challenge

The Invasive Species Awareness Week Challenge is underway! 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 … Continue reading

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Plant an Oak, plant new hope!

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator The world around us is constantly changing. The landscapes we love, whether they are lush wooded forests, lakes and streams, or the mountains we travel sometimes for days just to hike, are changing. There are … Continue reading

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Now’s the best time to battle buckthorn!

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator Buckthorn is a very common invasive tree here in the Midwest. It hasn’t always been here, but was brought over from its native continent of Asia. There are two types, common and glossy, both causing … Continue reading

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