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Neighborhood Nature Restoration Days – County Farm Park

Medford Pavilion at County Farm Park 2223 Medford Rd, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Learn, explore, and give back to nature in a friendly setting. During early spring (March - mid-April), we’ll spread native seeds in places where volunteers previously cleared invasive plants to improve habitat for birds, bees, and butterflies. We’ll also enhance the spectacular wildflower displays of Britton Woods by removing the invasive plants Wintercreeper and English […]

Stewardship Workday at Bluffs Nature Area/UN International Day of Forests

Bluffs Nature Area 918 N Main St, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

REGISTER AT: https://nap.a2gov.org/Bluffs031724 From The United Nation’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs: “Forests make our lives better in countless ways. They sustain us – from clean air and water, to food and fuel, to medicines and income. Being near trees helps boost our immune systems, lower blood pressure, reduce stress, and improve mood. When […]

Fourth Friday Stewardship Workday at Bandemer Nature Area

Bandemer Park 1352 Lake Shore Dr, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

REGISTER AT: https://nap.a2gov.org/Bandemer032224 You can make a difference for the global water cycle on World Water Day! Wetlands do so much, like controlling sediment, pollution, and erosion. They are also nature’s own flood mitigation program. The wet meadow at Bandemer contributes to the health of the Huron River and its watershed, which everyone in Ann […]

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, […]

Stewardship Workday at Furstenberg Nature Area/World Water Day

Furstenberg Nature Area 2626 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

REGISTER AT: https://nap.a2gov.org/Furstenberg032324 Furstenberg Nature Area stretches along the Huron River, and the natural communities in the park play essential roles in the health of the river – and in turn, the Huron River watershed. Freshwater ecosystems are facing devastation globally, and communities that depend on fresh water (that’s everyone!) are in danger of losing […]

Neighborhood Nature Restoration Days – County Farm Park

Medford Pavilion at County Farm Park 2223 Medford Rd, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Learn, explore, and give back to nature in a friendly setting. During early spring (March - mid-April), we’ll spread native seeds in places where volunteers previously cleared invasive plants to improve habitat for birds, bees, and butterflies. We’ll also enhance the spectacular wildflower displays of Britton Woods by removing the invasive plants Wintercreeper and English […]

Stewardship Workday at Braun Nature Area

Braun Nature Area 1400 Chalmers Drive, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

REGISTER AT: http://nap.a2gov.org/A2Braun Malletts Creek runs through Braun Nature Area on its way to South Pond and the Huron River. The Huron River Watershed Council describes the Mallets creekshed as having less than 8% natural lands! Braun’s natural areas protect the creek – and the Huron River – from the negative effects of stormwater runoff […]

Stewardship Workday at Folkstone Park

Folkstone Park 1500 N Folkstone Ct, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

REGISTER AT: https://nap.a2gov.org/A2Folkstone The undeveloped area that comprises Folkstone Park was set aside by developers as the surrounding area was being built up with housing. Fairly wet and heavily wooded, we can be thankful that it was unattractive for development. Despite being disturbed by the installation of utilities, this little haven still holds valuable habitat […]

Stewardship Workday at Riverwood Nature Area

Riverwood Nature Area 1605 Riverwood Dr, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

REGISTER AT: https://nap.a2gov.org/A2Riverwood It’s a somewhat small park at fewer than 5 acres, and it lies between residential areas and M-14, so how much nature can be found at Riverwood? A beautiful display of blossoms from spring to fall, a collection of mature native trees, and wildlife that enjoy the habitat they provide. Controlled burns […]

Stewardship Workday at Bird Hills Nature Area/Earth Day

Bird Hills Nature Area 1850 Newport Rd, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

REGISTER AT: https://nap.a2gov.org/A2BirdHills Bird Hills Nature Area was the site of NAP’s first workday in 1994 and work there continues to keep the 146 acres healthy. The hilly terrain features several different plant communities. Join the effort in honor of #EarthDay2024 to restore this previously logged and farmed woodland by removing invasive species such as […]

Stewardship Workday at Bird Hills Nature Area/Earth Day

Bird Hills Nature Area 1850 Newport Rd, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

REGISTER AT: https://nap.a2gov.org/A2BirdHills Join nature lovers, volunteering enthusiasts, and hardcore Bird Hills fans for the second of two work events today! In honor of #EarthDay2024, NAP is hosting a double-header at the largest natural area in the parks system. The wildlife and native plants at this quiet oasis will be well on their way to […]

Stewardship Workday at Mary Beth Doyle Park/Earth Day

Mary Beth Doyle Nature Area 3500 Birch Hollow Dr, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

REGISTER AT: https://nap.a2gov.org/A2MaryBethDoyle It’s another #EarthDay at Mary Beth Doyle Park! NAP will be out this morning to celebrate nature and all its wonders while putting in the work to help protect the natural oasis that is Mary Beth Doyle Park. Join other volunteers in the forest to pull invasive weeds to make way for […]

Stewardship Workday at Cedar Bend Nature Area/Earth Day

Cedar Bend Nature Area 1500 Island Drive, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

REGISTER AT: https://nap.a2gov.org/A2CedarBend The #EarthDay2024 celebration continues at Ann Arbor’s oldest park! The Ann Arbor community has enjoyed this “natureful” public resource since 1900, and it’s our job to make sure it stays vibrant and thriving. Alongside other volunteers, you can show your commitment to the health of the global ecosystem by removing invasive weeds […]

Wildflower Rangers | Eat the Weeds!

Explore our region’s beautiful diversity of spring ephemeral wildflowers and get trained as a Wildflower Ranger through this hands-on service-learning activity removing spring invasive plants. You’ll also learn the basics of spring edible weeds (most of which are related to broccoli!). Attend a training session, then volunteer two more times on your own to become […]

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