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Farmland for Sale

The Conservancy has decided to place approximately 100 acres of the farmland at Riverview Natural Area for sale under a conservation easement. This farmland has been leased to local farmers in previous years, by selling this land with a conservation … Continue reading

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Can I Hike During Hunting Season?

Fall is a gorgeous time to explore Little Forks Conservancy’s nature preserves. You can enjoy the last lingering autumn leaves. You may also see wildlife like porcupines more easily. Many people cut back on hiking during this time because of … Continue reading

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Huron Pines AmeriCorps

Now Accepting Applications for 2019! In partnership with the AmeriCorps program, we are able to offer an exciting position that will work to improve and protect the health of our region’s land and water. We are seeking an individual to assist … Continue reading

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2018 Hiking Schedule

This year we are taking some time to get out into the preserves with the community. Whether it is to learn about a creature or plant in the preserve or to share the unique beauty of each preserve with community … Continue reading

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Stewardship Series 2018

Little Forks’ Stewardship Coordinator, Sara, is excited to expand the workshop series she started last year as an AmeriCorps member. “We had three workshops surrounding stewardship last summer and it was a success!” said Sara “I look forward to developing … Continue reading

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AmeriCorps: Why Do You Care About the Environment?

By Ted Randich, Huron Pines AmeriCorps Member Hello! My name is Ted and I’m the newest blog poster (and Land Steward) here at Little Forks. I come to Little Forks through the Huron Pines AmeriCorps program, which provides service members … Continue reading

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The Little Forks Conservancy is Hiring!

The Little Forks Conservancy is looking for a Stewardship Coordinator! Position Profile:          Reporting to the Director of Land Conservation and in collaboration with the entire Conservancy team, the Stewardship Coordinator’s duties and responsibilities will extend to all aspects of accomplishing … Continue reading

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Fall Stream Sampling Scheduled!

Volunteers will be back in the Cedar River this fall to determine the river’s water quality by looking at the macroinvertebrates which live in the water. Little Forks Conservancy is seeking volunteers for a stream sampling day on Saturday, September … Continue reading

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Walk in the Woods-A Michigan Forest Association Forestry Program

Join representatives of the Michigan Forest Association (MFA)—and partners from Michigan State University Extension, Little Forks Conservancy and Clare County Conservation District—as we explore MFA’s 40 acres west of Harrison, MI. We will explore the current conditions of this forest, … Continue reading

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Washington Woods Outdoor Revitalization!

Little Forks Conservancy has teamed up with  City of Midland Parks and Recreation to help revitalize the forested areas at Washington Woods Senior Living Community. The invasive Emerald Ash Borer killed off most of the trees in the woods there, … Continue reading

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