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Island Lake Recreation Area – July 25, Volunteer Stewardship Workday
Saturday, July 26th, 2020 from 10am – 1pm (ET) @ Island Lake Recreation Area (12950 E. Grand River Ave., Brighton, MI 48116)
*Please note* Pre-registration is required for all volunteer workdays, and participation may be limited due to social distancing requirements. Register by emailing DillonK1@michigan.gov
Help hand pull spotted knapweed, an invasive weed that is starting to take over this neat prairie remnant. Please wear long pants and long sleeves as some individuals are sensitive to this plant. Meet at the Dodge picnic area (approx. 15 minutes from the park entrance on Kensington Road). GPS coordinates: 42.50635,-83.7379.
Dates occasionally change and events may be canceled due to inclement weather and other reasons. Please call the event contact to confirm dates/times prior to your arrival.
Stay in the know! Sign up for the parks you’re interested in volunteering, and you will be notified about upcoming volunteer stewardship events.
Stewardship Workday at Cedar Bend Nature Area (Ann Arbor NAP)
Sunday, July 26th, 2020 from 9am – 12pm (ET) @ Cedar Bend Nature Area (1495 Cedar Bend Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109)
Celebrate #WorldNatureConservationDay by improving the ecological quality of Ann Arbor’s oldest nature area – Cedar Bend Nature Area. We have done a lot of work here over the years but there is still more to go! Help us remove invasive plants such as hedge parsley from the steep slopes of Cedar Bend’s mature woodlands while overlooking the mighty Huron River. Pre-registration through Rec-1 is required, space is limited. Participants must wear a mask and maintain a 6-ft distance from others at all times. Please wear long pants, closed-toed shoes, and gardening gloves. All minors should be accompanied by a guardian. Compost bags and know-how provided. Meeting location will be provided after registration.
Learn more about registration here: https://secure.rec1.com/MI/city-of-ann-arbor/catalog?filter=c2VhcmNoPTExNTk0NDg=
Facebook event here
Stewardship Workday at Furstenberg Nature Area (Ann Arbor NAP)
Saturday, August 1st, 2020 from 9am – 12pm (ET) @ Furstenberg Nature Area (2626 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105)
Spend the year’s first August morning in one of Ann Arbor’s most biologically diverse parks. Furstenberg Nature Area, bordering the Huron River to the south and Gallup Park to the east, has a high diversity of beautiful native plants. Help us keep this amazing diversity by removing invasive plants from the prairie of this beloved park. Pre-registration through Rec-1 is required as space is limited. Participants must wear a mask and maintain a 6-ft distance from others at all times. Please wear long pants, closed-toed shoes, and gardening gloves. All minors should be accompanied by a guardian. Compost bags and know-how provided. Meeting location will be provided after registration.
Facebook event here