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Water Rangers General Training – Michigan

The Socially Responsible Agriculture Project (SRAP) Water Rangers Program is hosting a free virtual water monitoring training for Michigan on Thursday, March 21, 2024 from 6:30pm - 8pm EDT. Attendees will learn about the adverse impacts of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) in Michigan and how to monitor water for pollution caused by industrial livestock operations. The […]

Growing Wild: Creating Vital Ecosystems with Native Plants in our Home Gardens

university of michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens 1800 N Dixboro Rd, Ann Arbor, United States

Ann Arbor Farm & Garden, AAF&G presents: “Growing Wild: Creating Vital Ecosystems with Native Plants in our Home Gardens”  Presentation by Meg Delaney and Lissa Spitz from Ann Arbor Wild Ones; followed by a panel discussion including a native plant grower and Q&A time.   Date: Saturday, March 23rd Time: 10 am – noon.  Place: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, […]

New to Natives? No Problem!

Portage District Library 300 Library Lane, Portage, United States

New to Natives? No Problem! with Christopher Hart, Horticulturist, Hartscapes LLC Wednesday, March 27, 6:30 pm at Portage District Library Christopher Hart has been designing native landscapes professionally for over a decade, and had been designing as a hobby for twenty years prior. This presentation is born from hindsight and includes all the mistakes, myths, misconceptions, […]

Grasses, Sedges, and other under-used and over-looked plants.

Hartley Nature Center 3001 Woodland Ave, Duluth, United States

Presenter: Mandy McDonald, founder and owner of Rusty Patch Natives in Hermantown. 6:30 pm socialize, 7:00 program >You will learn how to use grasses, sedges, and cool season plants as ground covers, to add structure, texture, habitat, winter interest and movement to gardens. >Margaret West, chapter member, will do a short presentation about "neighbors helping […]

Bridge Lunch Break to discuss Michigan’s warming winters

Bridge Michigan invites readers to a free Zoom discussion from noon to 1 p.m. on March 28 about Michigan’s disappearing winters. Warming winters are not only affecting the environment, but changing how Michigan lives, our hobbies and traditions. As temperatures continue to rise, Michiganders are adjusting to these new weather conditions. Guest panelists will include […]

Michigan Amphibians & Reptile Conservancy 2024 Conference

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd Midland, Midland, United States

We are thrilled to inform you about the upcoming 2024 Michigan Amphibian and Reptile Conservancy Herp Conference, marking the return of in-person herp meetings to Michigan! This conference is a testament to the dedication and passion of the individuals in Michigan who are committed to the conservation and management of amphibians and reptiles. On behalf […]

Master Rain Gardener – Saline

Saline Recreation Center 1866 Woodland Dr E,, Saline, United States

Become a Master Rain Gardener - Saline – Spring 2024 In-person class! This spring 2024 class will be every Wednesday afternoon April 10th through May 8th from noon to 2:30 p.m. Classes will be held at The Saline Recreation Center (1866 Woodland Dr E, Saline, MI 48176) in the classroom from noon to 2:30 p.m. […]


Phosphorus Management and Water Quality webinar

Managing phosphorus to both meet crop needs and reduce P loss from agricultural fields is critical to managing water resources. This edition of The Current will focus on P management and water quality - the latest research on P transport modeling, and a review of ag BMPs and their efficacy for reducing P loss.   […]

Botanical Names Demystified

Botanical Names Demystified with Chris Benda, aka the Illinois Botanizer When: Apr 10, 2024 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. (with Q&A) Format: online via Zoom * Free & Open to the Public * “The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their rightful names.” Botanists communicate about plants using scientific names, but they are often difficult to spell […]

Love the Earth – Nature Appreciation Event

804 N Evans St Tecumseh, MI 49286 804 N Evans St, Tecumseh, MI, United States

The River Raisin Watershed Council Presents: Love the Earth - Nature Appreciation Event Activities include: - NATURE WALK - BIRD FEEDER MAKING - SEED BOMB MAKING - NATURE JOURNALING - FLOWER PRESSING SATURDAY APRIL 13TH Families: 9 am to 10:30 am or 11 am to 12:30 pm Adults: 2 pm to 4 pm Located at […]


Rain Gardens: Improving Water Quality, One Garden at a Time Webinar

This webinar will cover the basics of what a rain garden is, reasons to build one, and how to get started with planning, designing and building. Participants will learn about the many Michigan native plants that do well in rain gardens. Program presented by Rachel Leonard, Outreach Assistant for the Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner’s […]

National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program

Walter E. Washington Convention Center 801 Mount Vernon Place, N.W., Room 146A-B, Washington, DC

The 2024 National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program will be held April 16-18, 2024 in Washington, D.C.. Leaders from various sectors will engage in 3 days of free exchange of ideas and approaches to achieving environmental justice. These interactive training sessions will feature voices of experience, research, discussions, and thought-provoking dialogue. The National Environmental […]

Removing Invasives and Planting Natives to Protect Our Fresh Water

Michigan Nature Association 2310 Science Pkwy #100, Okemos, United States

The Wild Ones Red Cedar Chapter March meeting will focus on protecting our precious water resources. Our guest speaker will be Paige Filice, Natural Resources Educator with Michigan State University Extension. She will highlight the value of native plants and how they can improve our waterways. This can include having buffer zones and natural shorelines along lakes […]

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