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 land and water every day.

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.

Events (All times Eastern)

Introduction to Lakes Online Course

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 4:15pm to Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:15pm

Learn about Michigan’s lakes online from MSU Extension

http://msue.anr.msu.edu/program/info/introduction_to_lakes_online

Fundraising Essentials for Success

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

FREE for dues-paying Members!

This series of 5 webinars covers essential best practices and strategies for focused, effective fundraising.

River Network's Headquarters: P.O. Box 21387, Boulder, CO 80308

Bald Mountain Recreation Area volunteer workday

Saturday, January 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Aid restoration efforts at the Graham Lake fen complex by cutting and piling glossy buckthorn, a terrible wetland invasive shrub.

Bald Mountain Recreation Area. See description for details.

Pinckney Recreation Area volunteer workday

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Hankerd dry sand prairie and oak barrens is a neat place that needs ongoing removal of invasive shrubs to keep it in good condition!

Pinckney Recreation Area. See description for details.

Winter Forest

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 2:00pm

"Winter Forest” is being held at Tenhave Woods on Sunday, January 7th, 2018 beginning at 2:00 pm. Park at the Lexington & Marais lot & meet at the Lexington entrance..

Tenhave Woods

A Botanical Garden Sampler from the U.S.A., Europe and South Africa

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

A botanical tour of selected Herbaria from U.S.A., Europe and South Africa.

Matthaei Botanical Gardens

Homeschool Program at Grass River Natural Area

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

This is the perfect program to fulfill the winter component of your homeschool curriculum!

6500 Alden Highway, Bellaire, MI. 49615

Belle Isle Park volunteer workday

Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for stewardship Saturdays.

Belle Isle Park. See description for details.

Highland Recreation Area volunteer workday

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Removing invasive shrubs and vines from a high quality natural area takes many hands! We’ll be targeting oriental bittersweet and several invasive shrub species and we need your help.

Highland Recreation Area. See description for details.

Winter Owl Prowl

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

The Great Horned and Barred Owls are beginning to nest at Grass River Natural Area. Do you know which owl you're hearing when they "hoot" at night?

6500 Alden Highway, Bellaire, MI 49615

Highland Recreation Area volunteer workday

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 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, Silo Field Trial Area. See description for details.

Waterloo Recreation Area volunteer workday

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

We will remove invasive glossy buckthorn and others to restore this fen wetland; join in the fun!

Waterloo Recreation Area. See description for details.

Island Lake Recreation Area volunteer workday

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Assist us in clearing out invasive shrubs that could take over neat prairie remnants and crowd out native plants.

Island Lake Recreation Area. See description for details.

Bald Mountain Recreation Area volunteer workday

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

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

Bald Mountain Recreation Area. See description for details.

Pinckney Recreation Area volunteer workday

Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Thickets of black locust and other invasive shrubs don’t belong in this sand prairie and oak barrens ecosystem. Help remove them and make room for some neat, native plants.

Pinckney Recreation Area. See description for details.

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