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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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

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

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

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

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

Pinckney Recreation Area volunteer workday

Sunday, February 21, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Thickets of shrubs don’t belong in this sand prairie and oak barrens ecosystem. Help remove them and make room for some neat, native plants. Meet at the Halfmoon Lake entrance to help out.

Pinckney Recreation Area - see description for details

Fort Custer Recreation Area Volunteer Steward Workday

Sunday, February 21, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us as we work to wipe out black locust in one of the largest restored prairies in the state! Black locust is a pesky invader in our native prairie restorations.

Fort Custer Recreation Area 5163 Fort Custer Drive Augusta MI, 49012 www.michigan.gov/fortcuster

Audubon Society of Kalamazoo February 2016 Program: The American Woodcock

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 7:00pm

Jordyn Richardson, Department of Natural Resources (DNR) specialist on American Woodcocks, will tell us about many of the strange idiosyncrasies of this bird species, how the DNR tracks their popul

People's Church 1758 Notrth 10th St. Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Public Meeting: Controlled Burn Program

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Fire is used as a restoration tool in many of Ann Arbor’s natural areas. This meeting will be a discussion about our Controlled Ecological Burn Program.

Natural Area Preservation Office 3875 E. Huron River Drive.

Volunteer Burn Crew Training

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

Become a part of NAP’s Volunteer Burn Crew! This is the required training session for anyone interested in assisting with NAP’s controlled burns.

Leslie Science and Nature Center 1831 Traver Rd

Winter Speaker Series: Climate Change and Northern Michigan Fishes

Thursday, February 25, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

The unique fish assemblages and fisheries of Northern Michigan are some of our most precious resources.

426 Bay St, Petoskey MI 49770