Huron Arbor Cluster Events

Join the Huron Arbor Cluster in-person at one of our upcoming events listed below! Please consider preregistering for Cluster workshops, hikes and events - but walk-ins are always welcome!

Keep scrolling past "Cluster Sponsored Events" to "Other Huron Arbor Cluster Area Events" to view a chronological list of upcoming partner events.
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Cluster Sponsored Events

There are no scheduled cluster sponsored events at this time.

Other Huron Arbor Cluster Area Events

Waterloo Recreation Area volunteer workday

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

Waterloo Recreation Area. See description for details.

Free

We will remove invasive glossy buckthorn and others to restore this fen wetland; join in the fun! Our efforts will give the native, sun-loving prairie plants more room to grow and keep glossy buckthorn from invading. We'll be trekking deep into the fen so bring your sense of adventure. Meet at the small parking lot on the southeast corner of Glenn and Mt. Hope Roads. Map/GPS coordinates: 42.3123,-84.2093 ***Waterproof boots, either knee-high rubber boots or hip waders, are recommended for this site.

Island Lake Recreation Area volunteer workday

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

Island Lake Recreation Area. See description for details.

Free

Assist us in clearing out invasive shrubs that could take over neat prairie remnants and crowd out native plants. We will try to cover a lot of ground over the winter, so please come prepared to hike a distance. Meet at the Riverbend Picnic Area parking lot. Map/GPS coordinates: 42.504968, -83.709577

Pinckney Recreation Area volunteer workday

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

Pinckney Recreation Area. See description for details.

Free

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. Meet at the Halfmoon Lake entrance to help out. From North Territorial Road, take Hankerd Road north until you see the entrance on the left. Map/GPS coordinates: 42.4140822,-83.9927

Waterloo Recreation Area volunteer workday

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Waterloo Recreation Area. See description for details.

Free

We will be searching for oriental bittersweet and invasive shrubs in the higher quality areas of McClure woods. Help us cut scattered, outlier invasives to keep them from taking over; the native flora and fauna will thank us. Please arrive on time so we can get a prompt start and cover a lot of ground. Meet at the park headquarters at 16345 McClure Road in Chelsea. Map/GPS coordinates: 42.33298, -84.10672

Island Lake Recreation Area volunteer workday

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

Island Lake Recreation Area. See description for details.

Free

Help remove autumn olive and other invasive shrubs from the Meadow unit. We need your help to restore these prairies and adjacent woodlands! This work will give native flora and fauna a fighting chance. Meet at the Meadow Picnic Area parking lot. Map/GPS coordinates: 42.5043,-83.7020

Pinckney Recreation Area volunteer workday

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

Pinckney Recreation Area. See description for details.

Free

Come out and help remove invasive black locust and other shrubs that don't belong in this dry sand prairie and oak barrens, making room for neat native plants. Meet at the Halfmoon Lake entrance to help out. From North Territorial Road, take Hankerd Road north until you see the entrance on the left. Map/GPS coordinates: 42.4140822,-83.9927 Don’t forget daylight saving time starts today; set your clocks an hour ahead or you could be an hour late to the workday!

Waterloo Recreation Area volunteer workday

Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Waterloo Recreation Area. See description for details.

Free

Help us remove oriental bittersweet and invasive shrubs from the higher quality areas of McClure woods. We need to remove scattered outlier invasives and patches of bittersweet to keep them from taking over and crowding out our native plants. Please arrive on time so we can get a prompt start and cover a lot of ground. Meet at the park headquarters at 16345 McClure Road in Chelsea. Map/GPS coordinates: 42.33298, -84.10672

Photo Monitoring Kick-off and Training

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

3875 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48104

Free

Do you like photography and spending time outdoors? Photo monitoring may be the perfect volunteer opportunity for you! We need volunteers to take beautiful photos at specific locations in parks throughout the year to record the progress of our restoration work. Come join us at this informational meeting for more details about this volunteer opportunity! Please register by March 22. For more information or to register call NAP at 734.794.6627, or send us an email at NAP@a2gov.org.

Workday Leader Training

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

3875 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48104

Free

This is for volunteers interested in leading and/or co-leading NAP volunteer stewardship workdays. We will focus on procedures, ecological considerations, and tips and tricks to lead a successful event. An interest and background in ecology (and plant ID) is strongly desired, but not required. A strong commitment to preserving the environment, while fostering community and engaging the public is necessary. Participants should be dressed for classroom and possible field training. Minimum age of 18. Please register by March 22.