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River Raisin Watershed Council 2022 Semi-Annual Spring Meeting

Hidden Lake Gardens 6214 W. Monroe Road, Tipton, MI

The schedule for this event is as follows: 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM: Meet & Greet - Refreshments 6:30 PM to 6:45 PM: Business/Adopt 2022 Budget and Elections 6:45 PM to 7:15 PM: Staff Presentations 7:15 PM to 8 PM: Program - TBD If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please feel free to reach out to us […]

Explore the Night Frogs and Toads @ the Dahlem

Dahlem Center 7117 South Jackson Road, Jackson

Hop to it – April is all about frogs and toads! Join Dahlem Nature Center and the Ella Sharp Museum for an in-depth exploration of these wetland creatures. First, meet live examples of Michigan’s frogs and toads, and experience rarely-seen pieces of wildlife art from the Andrews Wildlife Collection. Then grab your galoshes and join […]

$8 – $12

Spring Bird Migration Walk

Mull Road 11007 Mull Rd, Tipton, MI

Sunday, May 1, 2022 8:00 AM 10:00 AM 11007 Mull Rd Tipton, MI, 49287United States (map) One of the most beautiful displays of spring is the migration of birds during their flight to their breeding grounds in the north. Filling the air with new colors and sounds, the spring migration is truly a treat. This will […]

Bark Containers

Mull Road 11007 Mull Rd, Tipton, MI

Saturday, May 7, 2022 11:00 AM 2:00 PM 11007 Mull Rd.  Tipton, MI (map) Containers to transport food, water, objects and the like are largely factory made and totally taken for granted today, however this technology is essential to our daily lives as humans. In this class we will make a crude and simple container. […]


Loomis Road, North of Liberty Landfill

7.0 MILE TRIP FOR 3.5 TO 5 HOURS Plan on arriving at Loomis Road, North of Liberty landfill with your boats or gear unloaded by 9:30 a.m. to participate in the shuttle. All paddle events are open to the public. If you would like to reserve a canoe or a kayak for this event, at […]


Ephemeral Wildflowers Hike

11007 Mull Rd. Tipton 11007 Mull Rd., Tipton, MI

Sunday, May 15, 2022 11:00 AM 1:00 PM Join Open Grown School and Anna Snoeyink this Sunday for an Ephemeral Wildflower Hike. Starting at 11007 Mull Rd. Tipton this class will venture through the forest, looking for those spring delights that quickly fade away as the trees get their leaves. Open Grown School classes are […]

Spring Birding

Sharon Mills County Park 5701 Sharon Hollow Rd, Manchester, MI

Recent habitat restoration has led to exciting birding sights at Sharon Mills Park. New wetlands have given waterfowl and shorebirds a new place to visit. In addition, we’ll scan the nearby fields and tree lines for other exciting feathered friends. Led by Kelsey Dehring. Limited to 12 birders. Please bring binoculars. Pre-registration is required. Register […]


Heckuva Hike – A wellness and fitness hike

Watkins Lake State Park & County Preserve 14801 Arnold Road, Brooklyn, MI

We’ll trek around 5.5 miles of trail as we wander through a mix of fields, forests, and lakeside. This wellness and fitness hike provides a fairly level terrain with a couple steep hills to get the heart pumping. These hikes focus more on the health benefits of being outdoors and less on nature interpretation. Space […]


Identification And Management Strategies Of Japanese Stiltgrass

Join us for a FREE virtual seminar to learn about Japanese stiltgrass, and management strategies at Watkins Lake State Park & County Preserve!  Speaker Dr. Shikha Singh (JLW CISMA Coordinator) will define what an invasive species is, how to identify it, and prevent its spread to new are-as. Allison Krueger (Stewardship Manager, Washtenaw County Parks) […]

Land Protection Workshop

Mid-Michigan Land Conservancy (MMLC) will be hosting a free workshop on protecting open space lands - natural lands and farmlands - in Hillsdale County. How to protect and why protect such lands will be discussed. MMLC is the premier land trust of mid-Michigan with 20 years of expertise in private land protection. Join us for […]


Grass Lake Paddle

Grass Lake County Park 400 N. Lake Road, Grass Lake

2 TO 3 HOUR PADDLE EXPLORING GRASS LAKE Plan on arriving at the boat launch in the Grass Lake Couunty Park located at 400 N. Lake Street, Grass Lake, MI 49240 by 10:00 a.m. We will be exploring the 338 acre lake with lots of undeveloped shorline full of wild flowers and waterfowl. All paddle […]


From Toxic Chemicals to Fossil Fuels to Trillium: Making Green End-of-Life Decisions

Hidden Lake Gardens 6214 W. Monroe Road, Tipton, MI

This presentation is an attempt to explain why a growing number of Americans would prefer final resting places filled with wildflowers instead of concrete, steel, and granite. It will cover the pros and cons of conventional burial and cremation end-of-life options; the definition and types of green cemeteries and how they are certified; location of […]


Grand-Raisin Conservation Community Fall Wrap-Up Event

Hidden Lake Gardens 6214 W. Monroe Road, Tipton, MI

We can’t do it alone, please join us for: The Grand-Raisin Conservation Community Fall Wrap-Up event. Saturday, November 5, from 1-3:00 at Hidden Lake Gardens, 6214 W. Monroe Road (Hwy M-50) Tipton, MI 49287 Click here to register Each year we like to reflect on our past, present and future.  This is an opportunity to introduce […]

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