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.

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Contact staff@stewardshipnetwork.org if your organization or area is not listed.

Events (All times Eastern)

Spring Stewardship Day

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

We’re swinging into growing season out there! Join us at Grass River Natural Area on Saturday, May 19th at 9 am for our first stewardship of 2018!

6500 Alden Highway Bellaire, MI 49615

Warren Dunes Garlic Mustard Pull

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join our crew of Volunteer Stewards this season at Warren Dunes this May! Volunteers will work to protect the beautiful forested dunes and the understory from garlic mustard invasion.
Meeting locations are below. Please note that work will often be off trail and 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 listings for meeting locations

Muskegon State Park Garlic Mustard Pull

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Join our crew of Volunteer Stewards this season at Muskegon 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.

3560 Memorial Drive North Muskegon MI, 49445 www.michigan.gov/muskegon Please see event listing for meeting location details

MI Butterfly Network Training

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Be trained to identify and monitor our local butterfly populations with education director, James Dake, and the help of Duke Elsner, MSU Extension Educator and Butterfly Expert!

6500 Alden Highway, Bellaire MI 49615

Prairie Tour

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

A guided prairie tour at Petersburg State Game Area to learn about the prominent and rare native plants and the Oak Openings ecosystem.

Petersburg State Game Area Petersburg, MI

Backyard Bird Habitat Workshop: Native Design for the Birds

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Join Michigan Audubon and Wesley Landon of Native Edge, LLC for an all-day workshop focused on the critical relationship between birds and native plants, all through the lens of intentional garden

Woldumar Nature Center 5739 Old Lansing Rd, Lansing, Michigan 48917

P.J. Hoffmaster State Park Garlic Mustard Pull

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Join our crew of Volunteer Stewards this season at P.J. Hoffmaster this season! 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.

6585 Lake Harbor Road Muskegon MI, 49441 www.michigan.gov/hoffmaster See meeting location details below

Huron River Day

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Enjoy the beautiful Huron River with free family-friendly river activities.

3000 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor MI 48104

Native Plant Sale

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 7:00am to 1:00pm

Welcome to the Growing Season and Plants for Ecology's 2018 Native Plant Sales!!!

Royal Oak Farmers Market 316 E Eleven Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067

Warren Dunes Garlic Mustard Pull

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join our crew of Volunteer Stewards this season at Warren Dunes this May! Volunteers will work to protect the beautiful forested dunes and the understory from garlic mustard invasion.
Meeting locations are below. Please note that work will often be off trail and 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 listings for meeting locations

Van Buren State Park Garlic Mustard Pull

Saturday, May 26, 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

Mushroom Walk

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 10:00am

Mushroom Walk” is scheduled for Saturday, May 26th, 2018 at Cummingston Park beginning at 10:00 am. Park & meet at Leafdale & Torquay.

Cummingston Park

Nature Walk at Bird Hills Nature Area

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Bird Hills Nature Area is our largest park. Join NAP staff on a family-friendly walk through these hilly woods to learn more about the natural features of this park.

1850 Newport Road, Ann Arbor MI

Bird Walk

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Join Natural Area Preservation’s Ornithologist, Juliet Berger, for a bird walk around the Argo Cascades and Argo Bluffs, to celebrate the River Hop. Bring binoculars and dress for the weather.

1055 Longshore Dr. Ann Arbor MI 48105

Stewardship Workday at Leslie Woods Nature Area

Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

This woodland has some of the largest oaks in the Ann Arbor parks, plus a very diverse understory. The plants here are threatened by invasive species like garlic mustard.

2000 Upland Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48105

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