TSN Events Calendar

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Harmful Algal Bloom Research Symposium

The Algal Bloom Action Team's popular Harmful Algal Bloom Research Symposium will return for it's third year this January 5-6, 2023. The symposium is free and will be held entirely virtually. Tune in to hear the latest harmful algal bloom research, discuss examples of effective bloom management, and learn about the latest technologies being used […]

New Year’s Lantern-lit Ski and Snowshoe

Grass River Natural Area 6500 Alden Highway (Co. Road 618), Bellaire

Lantern light reflecting off freshly fallen snow is a great way to enjoy the forest at Grass River Natural Area in winter. Enjoy a self-guided evening ski on GRNA’s groomed ski trails, or snowshoe the boardwalk to the river. We will have a warm campfire at the Center pavilion and the heated building will be […]

Volunteer River Clean-Up

Family Dollar 408 W Maumee St, Adrian, MI

Help cut encroaching shrubs alongside the river and open up the view and remove garbage. Tools, gloves, and trash bags for collecting refuse provided, as well as snacks and water. Minors should be accompanied by a guardian. Close-toed shoes, long pants, and layers for the weather recommended. Meet at: Family Dollar 408 W Maumee St, […]

Nature Trivia Night

Short's Brewing Company Pull Barn 211 Industrial Park, Elk Rapids, MI

Join Grass River Natural Area for Nature Trivia Night at Short's Pull Barn in Elk Rapids! Get your team of 2-6 players together and get ready to stretch your brain with 5 rounds of clever, family-friendly trivia. Don't worry if you're not a nature expert; questions will draw from other areas of knowledge - like […]

Serving the Curve: Stopping Invasive Species Early

Zoom

Join Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network's (ISN) Coordinator Audrey Menninga for a webinar on January 18th from 11am - 12pm covering some of the invasive species that are at an early detection level in ISN's service area (Manistee, Benzie, Leelanau, and Grand Traverse Counties) and some that are just outside. Species will include hemlock woolly […]

Free

Webinar: The Blue Ribbon AIS Commission – Process, Participation and Final Report

Webinar: The Blue Ribbon AIS Commission – Process, Participation and Final Report January 18, 2023 @ 1:00 pm CDT Presented by: Chris Macaluso, Director of the Center for Marine Fisheries for the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, and Clay Crabtree, Director of Federal Government Relations for the National Marine Manufacturers Association Click here to register An […]

How to Assess, Manage, & Preserve Your Land

Sharon Township Hall 18010 Pleasant Lake Rd, Manchester, MI

SHARON TOWNSHIP HALL 18010 PLEASANT LAKE RD MANCHESTER, MI 48158 Learn about options for conserving or managing your farmland and natural areas. Following the presentation, staff from local conservation organizations will be available to discuss individual properties. Refreshments provided! RSVP at washtenawcd.org/events or 734-302-8715

New Year’s Lantern-lit Ski and Snowshoe

Grass River Natural Area 6500 Alden Highway (Co. Road 618), Bellaire

Lantern light reflecting off freshly fallen snow is a great way to enjoy the forest at Grass River Natural Area in winter. Enjoy a self-guided evening ski on GRNA’s groomed ski trails, or snowshoe the boardwalk to the river. We will have a warm campfire at the Center pavilion and the heated building will be […]

Winter Watercolors

Grass River Natural Area 6500 Alden Highway (Co. Road 618), Bellaire

 Watercolors are not just brush and paint - we will also use watercolor pencils for this class at Grass River Natural Area. And winter is not just black and white. We will explore the colors of winter using a variety of water-based media. Join GRNA to look for and paint the light and bright spots […]

Toward Harmony With Nature Conference

The Culver Family Welcome Center 625 Pearl Avenue, Oshkosh, WI

Toward Harmony With Nature Conference https://www.towardharmonywithnature.org Register here: https://www.towardharmonywithnature.org/register.html Presented by Wild Ones Fox Valley Area Chapter January 28, 2023 The Culver Family Welcome Center 625 Pearl Ave. Oshkosh, WI 54901 Join us In-Person or Virtually for an exciting all-day program with six expert speakers, exhibitors and vendors, and network with like-minded natural landscaping enthusiasts. […]

Stonefly Search

HELP US FIND SOME SPECIAL WINTER STONEFLIES! This winter stonefly is one type of insect that you will most likely find! These underwater creatures elude most predators by growing during the winter months when most fish are more sluggish. They live only in good quality streams so searching for them tells us about problems in […]

Free

Winter Tracking (Online)

Grass River Natural Area 6500 Alden Highway (Co. Road 618), Bellaire

 Winter is a perfect time of year to learn the art and science of tracking animals, with snow providing a great medium for preserving tracks at Grass River Natural Area. In this free Zoom class, GRNA staff will go over how to identify tracks of northern Michigan mammals to the species level and learn how […]

Adaptive Responses to Red Swamp Crayfish Invasions in Michigan

Red swamp crayfish are an invasive species which can outcompete native species, introduce diseases into the local environment, and destabilize river banks! We are pleased to have Dr. Brian Roth from the Dept. Fisheries & Wildlife (Michigan State University) discuss his research examining different adaptive response strategies to local red swamp crayfish invasions in Michigan. […]

Free

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