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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A Panacea of Plants at Public Parks

Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Two Washtenaw County preserves in Bridgewater Township offer a wealth of botanical diversity along the River Raisin. Join us at the Ervin-Stucki Preserve at 1 PM for a tour of the marsh and flood-plain habitat. At 2:30 PM we will head to the Riverbend Preserve which also offers access to the flood-plain, along with rare wetland plants. Both native plants and invasive species will be highlighted. These two preserves are excellent access points for fishing and paddling on the River Raisin.

Cost: Free ($3 donation appreciated)
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Tykes Preschool Program - Bug Bonanza

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Ages: Ages 4-5, caregivers welcome but not required.
$50/child non-member; $45/child for LSNC members for the whole month!

Michigan Audubon Bird Walk and Garlic Mustard Workday

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

Please join Michigan Audubon for a free guided bird walk followed by an optional garlic mustard removal workday!

Garlic Mustard Pull at USFS Hungerford Horse Campground, Newaygo CO.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 1:00pm

Please think of joining us as we scout Newaygo County's beautiful Hungerford Lake and horse trail area for additional garlic mustard spread, and help us pull garlic mustard at the multiple cam

Garlic Mustard Search and Pull with SMLC

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Come hike through one of SMLC's preserves as we look for and pull the invasive Garlic Mustard plant. Early detection is the first step towards keeping this problem plant out of our woods!

Permaculture Design Certificate Course

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 8:00am to Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 12:00pm

Permaculture Design Certificate Course
with Bill Wilson of Midwest Permaculture

Saturday, May 30 – Saturday, June 6
Registration Deadline is May 1, 2015

Stewardship Workday: Huron Parkway Nature Area

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Bring friends and family out to support the beautiful native plants of this park by hand pulling garlic mustard and other invasive plants. Meet at 3470 Woodland Drive.

Stewardship Workday: Furstenberg Native Gardern

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Help us weed and preserve this native garden amidst the 38 acres of Furstenberg Natural Area. You'll learn a lot about native plants from Park Steward and Master Gardener Aunita Erskine.

Garlic Mustard Pull at Kent County Parks Seidman Park!

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join a team of volunteers for the Garlic Mustard Challenge at Kent County Parks' Seidman Park in Ada on Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 10 a.m. to noon!

P.J. Hoffmaster Volunteer Steward Garlic Mustard Pull

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Join us as we work to protect the amazing dune ecosystem at P.J. Hoffmaster State Park!

Purple Loosestrife Beetle (Galerucella) collection at MSU MacCready Reserve

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

On Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 10 AM-noon, MSU will host a purple loosestrife beetle (Galerucella) collection day at MSU MacCready Reserve in Clark Lake, MI (Jackson County).

Garlic Mustard Pull at Hawk Woods

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 10:15am to Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 10:15am

We have a Boy Scout Troop from Waterford that will be pulling Garlic Mustard all day Saturday, May 30 and they could use your help.

Mayfly - Our Annual Fundraising Event!

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:30pm

Ages: Adults
$150/individual - $250/couple

Warren Dunes State Park Garlic Mustard Pull

Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Enjoy the beautiful habitat of the Great Warren Dunes Natural Area while pulling garlic mustard!

Fireside Fun - A Good Old-fashioned Campfire Circle

Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Ages: All ages