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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Events

Workshop - Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

It's no secret that invasive species present big environmental challenges for communities throughout Michigan.

Workday Pierce Cedar Creek Institute

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Join the Stewardship staff in controlling spotted knapweed in the Institute’s prairies.

Stewardship Workday at Barton Nature Area

Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Due to the varied site conditions in this natural area, there are over 230 native plant species present.

Volunteer Workday at Draper Twin Lake Park

Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Make way for restored prairie! We removing invasive shrubs and trees at Draper Twin Lake Park to prepare for seeding native prairie plants. Wear solid boots, long pants, and a long-sleeved shirt and bring water and a snack. Tools and training will be provided. Expect the work to be physical in nature.
Cost: Free!
Click here to register - July 11th
Click here to register - July 25th
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Fenner Nature Center Stewardship Workday

Saturday, July 11, 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 Anderson Woods Nature Preserve

Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Lend a hand with trail construction, debris removal, and general clean-up as we prepare for our newest preserve’s grand opening in August.

Managing Land on a Large Scale – Lessons still being learned at Hidden Lake Gardens

Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

Hidden Lake Gardens manages over 755 acres of land. Join a discussion and tour with Gerry Donaldson, Grounds Foreman, as he shares successes and struggles. Topics will cover strategies utilized for grasslands, aquatics, and insect management. Particular emphasis will be placed on Black Locust and Purple Loosestrife control.

Cost: Free ($3 donation appreciated) Please note that there is a $3 entrance fee to the Gardens if you're not pre-registered.
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Stewardship Workday at Kuebler Langford Nature Area

Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Kuebler Langford Nature Area offers many of the same features as its neighbor Bird Hills: lush woodlands, dramatic ravines, and a diverse array of rare plants and wildflowers.

Creatures of the Night Hike - Day

Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Ages: All ages
$9/person or $34/family non-member; $8/person or $30/family for LSNC members.

Creatures of the Night Hike - Night

Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm

Ages: All ages
$9/person or $34/family non-member; $8/person or $30/family for LSNC members.

Mobile Boat Wash at Sand Lake

Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 9:00am to 2:00pm

Sand Lake Property Owners' Association will be hosting a mobile boat wash at the Public Launch site on Sand Lake in Lenawee County on Sunday July 12, 9 - 2 pm, as part of the Clean Boats, Clean Waters

Huron River Day

Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Come celebrate the beautiful Huron River and participate in FREE family activities during Huron River Day at Gallup Park.

Sunday Afternoon Showcase of Parks and Preserves - PJ Hoffmaster State Park

Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Learn about the Michigan's special coastal dune system by exploring the beech-maple forest! Hikers will learn a little about the history of P.J. Hoffmaster State Park, the Gillette Visitor Center and the ecology of the forest system.

Cost: Free! (Vehicles will need passport or pay $6 daily use fee)
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Invasive Plants: Identification and Smart Phone Mapping

Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Invasive plants are one of the primary "growing concerns" among the stewardship community and homeowners, one of the largest threats to global biodiversity, and Southwest Michigan is no exception.

Steward's Circle - Huron Arbor Cluster

Tuesday, July 14, 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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