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News: Properties

Super Moon Night Hike August 26

August 13, 2018

Join CLCF friends for an hour-long night hike on our Fox Hill Nature Preserve trails under the Super Moon, then share stories and lore around the campfire while roasting marshmallows for s’mores. Rekindle camping…

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Garlic Mustard Pull-A-Thon

May 21, 2018

On Saturday, May 19, CLCF participated in a Garlic Mustard Pull-A-Thon in the Fox Hill Nature Preserve woods east of Highway NN. Despite the damp conditions that morning, 14 helpers came out to pull…

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Prairie Walk, Talk & Work Day on Tuesday, August 8 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

August 2, 2017

Gary Britton, CLCF Board Member and Prairie Plant Hobbyist, to speak The Fox Hill Prairie, planted in 1999, is part of the larger Fox Hill property. You’re invited to join us as we learn…

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We Need Summer Volunteers!

July 17, 2017

volunteer opportunities for fox hill prairie and timmer’s nature preserve Looking for a great way to spend time outdoors while helping the Cedar Lakes Conservation Foundation? Or a way to get to know the…

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Volunteers Needed!

August 29, 2016

The Fox Hill Nature Preserve prairie needs some TLC. Can you help? Meet “Mary on the Prairie” – Mary Krueger – on Tuesday, August 30 at the Klingler Memorial parking lot on County Hwy NN…

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Volunteer for Habitat Restoration Work Days!

May 18, 2016

It’s time to get out and do some work on the land!  The last Tuesday of every month from May – September, there will be an opportunity to work side by side with one…

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3rd Annual Fox Chase results are in!

February 16, 2016

The 3rd Annual Fox Chase Nordic Ski Race was held on CLCF Fox Hill Nordic trails on Sunday, February 14, 2016. There were 15 skiers who registered for 2 different types of race: Classic and…

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Sandhill Cranes at Pick property

July 7, 2015

David Lex, our resident at the Pick property, has set up a motion-sensitive camera to capture wildlife activity at the Pick Nature Preserve.  These photos, showing adult sandhill cranes with two colts, were taken on July 7….

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Collaboration with MIAD explores development of Pick Nature Preserve

February 9, 2015

The Pick Property, a 56-acre estate-like setting which includes Joan Pick’s former home and a caretakers residence, was given to CLCF with the understanding we would develop our office and a Nature Preserve on…

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Joan Pick Property: Prairie Restoration Begins

December 9, 2014

In December of 2014 Cedar Lakes Conservation Foundation, working with Eco-Resource Consulting (ERC), began a prairie restoration on the Joan Pick property. This planting is a “Native Pollinator Mix” that encompasses 8.5 acres of…

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