Event Calendar

Welcome to the Stewardship Network's Searchable Events Calendar! Across the Great Lakes, hundreds of groups offer opportunities to lean about and care for our natural lands and waters. We are constantly adding new events to this calendar.

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Stewards' Circle: Formal Approaches to Native Landscaping

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 -
7:30am to 8:30am

Native plantings play an essential role in providing habitat, capturing stormwater and reducing soil erosion. Sometimes native plantings are seen as unruly and disorganized.

Bruegger's Bagels, 709 N University Ave

February 2016 Webcast: Use of Imaging and LiDAR Technologies to Identify Invasive Species

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

In order to eradicate a plant species you first have to know where it is.

Your home or office

Friends of Fungi Mycology Club meeting

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 7:00pm

The Friends of Fungi Mycology Club will meet on February 10th, 2016 beginning at 7:00 pm at the Royal Oak Senior Center (3500 Marais).

Royal Oak Senior Center

Winter Speaker Series: Mercury in Michigan Lakes - Regional and Local Perspectives

Thursday, February 11, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Surveys show widespread mercury contamination in streams, wetlands, and lakes throughout the U.S., with fish consumption advisories issued in 33 states, including Michigan.

426 Bay Street, Petoskey MI 49740

Bald Mountain Recreation Area volunteer workday

Saturday, February 13, 2016 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

The Graham Lake Fen Complex needs your help. Come cut and pile the glossy buckthorn and other shrubs that threaten this unique ecosystem.

Bald Mountain Recreation Area - see description for details

Stewardship Workday at Lamberton Lake Fen Nature Preserve

Saturday, February 13, 2016 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

Build on January’s progress and help continue to restore a rare wetland type by removing invasive glossy buckthorn from the fen.

Lamberton Lake Fen Nature Preserve - 3118 Plaza Drive NE, Grand Rapids, MI

Owl Hoot

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 7:30pm

"Owl Hoot” is being held at Cummingston Park on Saturday, February 13th, 2016 beginning at 7:30 pm. Park and meet at Leafdale & Torquay.

Cummingston Park

Mid-Winter Break Camp: Trails, Tails, and Tales

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 8:30am to Friday, February 19, 2016 - 3:30pm

Join us as we dive into some fantastic books about nature and explore the natural world around us right here!  Each morning we will read a great story that will inspire the day’s activities.

1831 Traver Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Stewardship Workday- Presidents' Day

Monday, February 15, 2016 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Gallup is one of Ann Arbor’s most popular recreation areas, and contains some special natural areas too!

Foxfire West Nature Area. Enter Gallup from Fuller Rd and drive over the bridge and park in the first parking lot to meet NAP staff.

Wild Ones Meeting at Lansing Art Gallery

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Local photographer Jane Kramer will meet Wild Ones members and friends at the Lansing Art Gallery to share her newest exhibit entitled "Foreshadowing - Endangered and Threatened Plant Species.

Lansing Art Gallery, 119 N. Washington Square, Lansing, MI 48933

Belle Isle Park volunteer workday

Saturday, February 20, 2016 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

Join the DNR and Belle Isle Conservancy for stewardship Saturdays.

Belle Isle Park - see description for details

Highland Recreation Area volunteer workday

Saturday, February 20, 2016 -
9:00am to 1:00pm

Join ongoing efforts to restore this area to an open grassland. Volunteers will be hauling and piling brush and stacking fire wood.

Highland Recreation Area See description for details

Saugatuck Dunes State Park Volunteer Steward Workday

Saturday, February 20, 2016 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

Enjoy beautiful Saugatuck Dunes State Park this winter while helping protect habitat in the critical dunes!

Saugatuck Dunes State Park 6575 138th Ave. Saugatuck Dunes MI, 49453 www.michigan.gov/saugatuckdunes

Stewardship Workday at Furstenburg Nature Area

Saturday, February 20, 2016 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Although the weather outside might be frightful, NAP is prepared to improve this 38-acre park containing wetland, woodlands, prairie, and a rare oak savannah.

Meet in the parking lot off Fuller Road, across from Huron High School

Buckthorn Removal at Rose Lake Fen

Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 11:00am

A small but dedicated group have continued to meet at the Rose Lake Fen/Wet Prairie to cut invasive Glossy Buckthorn. We are making very noticeable progress, but would appreciate more hands!

8562 Stoll Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823