Event Calendar

Welcome to the Stewardship Network's Event 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)

Volunteer Enrichment Day

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

This is a great way for GRNA to give back to its volunteers.

6500 Alden Highway Bellaire, MI 49615

Stewardship Workday at Furstenberg Native Garden

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Do you love native plants? The Furstenberg native garden showcases a variety of beautiful Michigan natives. Lend a hand weeding the garden and learn more about native gardening.

2475 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor MI 48105

Van Buren State Park Garlic Mustard Pull

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Join our crew of Volunteer Stewards this season at Van Buren State Park! Volunteers will work to protect the beautiful forested dunes and the understory from garlic mustard invasion.
Meeting locations are below.
Please dress to be outdoors and bring a pair of garden gloves.

23960 Ruggles Road S. Haven MI, 49090 www.michigan.gov/vanburen Please see event listing for meeting location details

Warren Woods State Park Garlic Mustard Pull

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join our crew of Volunteer Stewards this at Warren Woods State Park! Volunteers will work to protect the beautiful beech-maple forest and the understory from garlic mustard invasion.
Meeting locations are below.
Please dress to be outdoors and bring a pair of garden gloves.

LAT 41.827950000000001 LONG -86.623293000000004 Sawyer MI, 49125 www.michigan.gov/warrenwoods Please see event listing for meeting location details

Fort Custer Recreation Area Prairie Restoration Workday

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Join our crew of Volunteer Stewards to help in our ongoing prairie restoration at Fort Custer Recreation Area!
Meeting locations are below.
Please dress to be outdoors in the open sun and bring a pair of garden gloves or work gloves.

5163 Fort Custer Drive Augusta MI, 49012 www.michigan.gov/fortcuster Please see event details for meeting location information

Stewardship Workday

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

This small park is home to many native plant species including beautiful flowering dogwoods. Non-native plants like garlic mustard threaten these native species.

Riverwood Drive and Newport Road, Ann Arbor MI 48103

Grassland Nesting Bird Hike

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Join ornithologist and Legacy volunteer Deaver Armstrong as she helps you identify the grassland birds of Watkins Lake during their nesting season.

1220 Wamplers Lake Rd. Onstead, MI 49265 United States Park at the main parking lot off of Arnold Road, one mile north of Horning Road, Brooklyn (Norvell Township)

Stewardship Workday at Barton Nature Area

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Pollinator Week is an international celebration of bees, birds, butterflies, bats, and beetles! Barton Nature Area is one of the top spots to see butterflies in Ann Arbor.

1010 W. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48105

Warren Dunes State Park Garlic Mustard Pull

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join our crew of Volunteer Stewards this season at Warren Dunes! Volunteers will work to protect the beautiful forested dunes and the understory from garlic mustard invasion.
Meeting locations are below. Please plan to work off trail for the duration. Work may entail climbing steep dunes.
Please dress to be outdoors and bring a pair of garden gloves.

12032 Red Arrow Highway Sawyer MI, 49125 www.michigan.gov/warrendunes Please see event listing for meeting location details

Saugatuck Dunes Garlic Mustard Pull

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Join our crew of Volunteer Stewards this season at Saugatuck Dunes! Volunteers will work to protect the beautiful forested dunes and the understory from garlic mustard invasion.
Meeting locations are below.
Please dress to be outdoors and bring a pair of garden gloves.

6575 138th Ave. Saugatuck Dunes MI, 49453 www.michigan.gov/saugatuckdunes Please see event listing for meeting location details.

Botany of a Sedge Meadow

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Ron Gamble and Faye Stoner will be leading a nature walk focused on the early summer botany of a sedge meadow.

https://www.washtenaw.org/Facilities/Facility/Details/Watkins-Lake-State-Park-County-Preserve-28

Water Chemistry & Flow Monitoring Training

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Enjoy being outdoors while measuring the quality of local rivers and streams this summer! Volunteer to collect samples from the Huron River and/or Downriver waterways*.

NEW Center. 1100 N. Main St., Ann Arbor, 48104

Stewardship Workday at Kuebler Langford Nature Area

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Love butterflies? This nature area is home to 35 species! Join us during Pollinator Week to maintain butterfly habitat by pulling non-native species around the park.

640 Beechwood Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48103

Stewardship Workday at Bluffs Nature Area

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

This once-disturbed site is now home to a prairie and many butterflies and insects. Celebrate Pollinator Week with NAP by pulling invasive species that threaten this precious pollinator habitat.

236 Sunset Road, Ann Arbor MI 48105

Stewardship Workday at Olson Park

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Celebrate Pollinator Week by helping butterflies and other insect pollinators! This park is home to the city’s largest population of Wild Indigo Duskywing butterflies, a rare species in our area.

1505 Dhu Varren Road, Ann Arbor MI 48105

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