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.

Does your organization or group have an event that should be on the calendar? Katy, a local volunteer, says, "This is one of the easiest databases to enter events that I use for my organization."
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River Hop

Saturday, August 29, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, August 30, 2015 (All day)

The River Hop is a weekend of activities sponsored by neighborhoods near the Huron River, to learn about and celebrate the assets of this area: Offerings related to native plants, birds, riparian

Brighton Recreation Area volunteer workday

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Saturday, August 29, 2015
Brighton Recreation Area, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Fireside Fun - A Good Old-fashioned Campfire Circle

Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Ages: All ages

Stewardship Workday for the Birds!

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Michigan Audubon's Capital City Bird Sanctuary (CCBS) is an urban oasis for birds, but it needs your help to stay that way!

The World of Butterflies and Moths

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 7:30pm

"The World of Butterflies and Moths” speaker program is being held on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 beginning 7:30 pm at the Royal Oak Middle School (709 N. Washington).

Third Annual Fall Festival at Echo Lake Nature Preserve

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Connect with nature and join The Nature Conservancy in celebrating the change of seasons with our Third Annual Fall Festival!

Kalamazoo Area Wild Ones Plant Exchange

Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Our Fall Native Plant Exchange Comes Early This Year, Sept. 6; Join the Celebration of Summer's Bounty and Beauty.

Steward's Circle - Huron Arbor Cluster

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 7:30am to 8:30am

Are you interested in learning more about how to care for our natural areas, woods, creeks, prairies, wetlands? Then join The Stewardship Network's Huron Arbor Cluster for an informal discussion with volunteer and professional land stewards and others interested in nature. Each month we meet to engage in an informal discussion on a given topic. These topics are discussed at the Stewards Circles each Second Tuesday of the month from 7:30 am to 8:30 am at Brueggers Bagels on North University, Ann Arbor. Registration not required.
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Lend Mother Nature a Hand by Cutting Invasive Shrubs on September 8 at Stony Creek Metropark

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Volunteers are an essential part of the fight against invasives and the continued work of restoring and conserving our natural areas.

Climate change and northern forests: risks, opportunities, and ways to adapt

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Projected climate change may pose challenges to the long-term stability of our forests, so it is important for forest landowners to consider their particular risks, opportunities, and ways to adapt

Conservation Stewards Program

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 3:45pm to Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 3:45pm

The Michigan Conservation Stewards Program teaches individuals essential strategies to restore and sustain healthy ecosystems throughout Michigan.

Belle Isle Park volunteer workday

Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Saturday, September 12, 2015
Belle Isle Park, 9 a.m. to noon

Fall Fest at Ross!

Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 9:00am to 2:00pm

Come celebrate the changing of the seasons with The Nature Conservancy at the Ross Coastal Plain Marsh Preserve! Fall Fest will be happening Saturday, September 12 from 9am to 2pm.

Fenner Nature Center Stewardship Workday

Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Join Fenner Conservancy's Stewardship Team for our monthly workday! Our many ongoing projects include invasive species removal, prairie restoration, and wood chipping trails.

Stewardship workday at Maas Family Preserve

Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Be a part of a major project to restore a rare oak barrens ecosystem by helping us remove honeysuckle, autumn olive, and other invaders from the preserve.