Event Calendar

Welcome to the Stewardship Network's Searchable Events Calendar!

Across the Great Lakes, hundreds of groups offer opportunities to learn about and care for our natural lands and waters every day.

Katy, a local volunteer, says, "This is one of the easiest databases to enter events that I use for my organization."

Does your organization or group have an event that should be on the calendar?

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Contact staff@stewardshipnetwork.org if your organization or area is not listed.


Perseid Meteor Shower at Sharon Hills Preserve

Sunday, July 17, 2016 - 8:00am to Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 5:00pm

Nature and weather are difficult to schedule!

Sharon Hills Preserve, on east side of Sharon Hollow Road between Tolen Drive and Walker Road in Manchester, MI.

Stewardship Workday

Saturday, August 27, 2016 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

This riverside park has open old field habitat that that is used by American woodcock, field sparrows, and other breeding birds.

Barton Nature Area 1010 W Huron River

Audubon Stewardship Workday

Saturday, August 27, 2016 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

Please join veteran volunteer Sam for a stewardship workday at Capital City Bird Sanctuary, near the airport in Lansing.

6001 Delta River Drive, Lansing, MI

Guided Hike and Work Day at Ross Preserve

Saturday, August 27, 2016 -
9:00am to 1:00pm

​Saturday, August 27 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

​Ross Coastal Plain Marsh Preserve


Ross Coastal Plain Marsh Preserve

ID and Field Survey by Mid-Michigan CISMA

Saturday, August 27, 2016 -
9:00am to 1:00pm

You will be trained by Conservation District and MSU Landscape Services staff to recognize black swallow-wort and other invasive species, then you can enjoy the outdoors on the Lansing River Trail

1600 Fidelity Road, Lansing, MI 48910

Botanical Tour of Whitehouse Nature Center, Albion College

Saturday, August 27, 2016 -
9:30am to 12:00pm

Four hundred species of plants have been collected on this 135-acre site along the Kalamazoo River.

Farley Drive, Albion College, Albion, MI

Mushroom Walk

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 10:00am

“Mushroom Walk” is scheduled for Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at Tenhave Woods beginning at 10:00 am. Park at the Marais/Lexington lot & meet at the park entrance.

Tenhave Woods

Brighton Recreation Area volunteer workday

Saturday, August 27, 2016 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

Removing invasive shrubs from this prairie fen will allow all of the neat native grasses and wildflowers to thrive.

GPS coordinates: 42.51420,-83.8120

Bald Mountain Recreation Area volunteer workday

Sunday, August 28, 2016 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

Help us stay ahead of the glossy buckthorn that threatens to take over this unique fen site. We will cut and pile these invasive shrubs.

GPS coordinates: 42.786267, -83.190904

Grosse Ile Conservancy Stewardship

Monday, August 29, 2016 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

Improving the refuge property of the USFW within Grosse Ile. Working every Monday from 9am to 12pm.

28820 E River Rd, Grosse Ile 48138

Water Quality Workshop Aboard an Appledore Tall Ship

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Lake Erie is the warmest and most biologically productive of the Great Lakes, and the Lake Erie walleye fishery is widely considered the best in the world.

Charter Bus Meeting Location: TBA Event Location: National Museum of the Great Lakes, Toledo, OH

Botany workshops on Isle Royale National Park

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, September 11, 2016 (All day)


Isle Royale National Park Rock Harbor (June workshop); WIndigo (Sept workshop)

Saving Birds with Native Landscapes

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

Presented by Rachelle Roake

7010 Valley Park Dr, Clarkston MI 48346

Evening at the Arboretum

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 7:30pm

An “Evening at the Arboretum” will be held on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at the Senior Center (3500 Marais)/Arboretum beginning at 7:30 pm.

Royal Oak Arboretum

Kalamazoo County Conservation Stewards Program

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 6:00pm to Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 9:00pm

The Michigan Conservation Stewards Program is a leadership training program in which volunteers gain the expertise necessary to help restore and sustain healthy ecosystems throughout Michigan.

Kalamazoo Nature Center 7000 N. Westnedge Ave. Kalamazoo, MI 49009-6309