Chikaming Open Lands is dedicated to preserving open space and the diverse natural character of southwest Berrien County by acquiring land and conservation easements through donation or purchase.
663 acres owned1,094 acres under easement263 acres protected by other means
Land trusts with public trails for guided or individual hikes, walks, biking and more.
Land trusts that welcome visitors for activities such as walking, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, birding and more.
Land trusts with volunteer opportunities, such as trail maintenance, clean ups, administrative duties, giving tours and more.
Land trusts that protect farms and ranches to ensure sustainable food and secure agricultural ways of life.
Land trusts that protect forested lands for habitat preservation, sequestering carbon, sustainable timber, conserving wilderness and more.
Land trusts that protect habitat for plants and animals, such as wildlife corridors, breeding grounds and habitats for endangered species.
The Land Trust Alliance powers our nearly 1,000 member land trusts to
permanently protect and conserve the land we need and love, ensuring it
will be there for today and tomorrow.