Huron Arbor Cluster Events

Join the Huron Arbor Cluster in-person at one of our upcoming events listed below! Please consider preregistering for Cluster workshops, hikes and events - but walk-ins are always welcome!

Keep scrolling past "Cluster Sponsored Events" to "Other Huron Arbor Cluster Area Events" to view a chronological list of upcoming partner events.
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Cluster Sponsored Events

There are no scheduled cluster sponsored events at this time.

Other Huron Arbor Cluster Area Events

Public Meeting: Controlled Burn Program

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

815 Taylor St. Ann Arbor MI 48105

Free

Fire is used as a restoration tool in many of Ann Arbor’s natural areas. This meeting will be a discussion about our Controlled Ecological Burn Program. Ask questions and learn more about the benefits of effectively and safely using fire as a restoration tool.

Winter Nature Walk at Furstenberg Nature Area

Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

2475 Fuller Road

Free

Want to learn more about how to identify different types of trees without their leaves? Can you tell the native species from the non-native? Kick off National Invasive Species Awareness week with us by learning to identify native and non-native trees and shrubs in the winter. Please dress for the weather and be prepared for a long hike. Meet at the parking lot off Fuller Road.

Stewardship Workday at Oakwoods Nature Area

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

3217 Dunwoodie Road, Ann Arbor MI 48105

Free

It's Invasive Species Awareness Week! Invasive species are among the greatest threats to our native biodiversity. Each morning this week we will be working to remove non-native invasive species such as honeysuckle and buckthorn from Ann Arbor’s Nature Areas. Join us to improve habitat in our city. This oak-hickory woodland includes a small pond and wetland, which are great spots for birdwatching or listening for frog calls. Meet at the park entrance off of Dunwoodie. Please dress in layers and wear shoes suitable for snow or wet ground.

Stewardship Workday at Leslie Woods Nature Area

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

2000 Upland Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48105

Free

It's National Invasive Species Awareness Week! Invasive species are among the greatest threats to our native biodiversity. Each morning this week we will be working to remove non-native invasive species such as honeysuckle and buckthorn from Ann Arbor’s Nature Areas. Join us to improve habitat in our city. Leslie Woods has some of the largest oaks in the Ann Arbor parks, plus a very diverse understory. Meet us at the park entrance at the north end of Upland Drive, north of Plymouth Road.Please dress in layers and wear shoes suitable for snow or wet ground.

Stewardship Workday at Argo Nature Area

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

1055 Longshore Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48105

Free

It's Invasive Species Awareness Week! Invasive species are among the greatest threats to our native biodiversity. Each morning this week we will be working to remove non-native invasive species such as honeysuckle and buckthorn from Ann Arbor’s Nature Areas. Join us to improve habitat in our city. The oak-hickory woods at Argo Nature Area overlook Argo Pond, and owls and hawks nest in the trees. Meet in the parking lot north of the Argo Canoe Livery, off Longshore Drive.Please dress in layers and wear shoes suitable for snow or wet ground.

Stewardship Workday at Arbor Hills Nature Area

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Ashburnham Road, Ann Arbor MI 48105

Free

It's National Invasive Species Awareness Week! Invasive species are among the greatest threats to our native biodiversity. Each morning this week we will be working to remove non-native invasive species such as honeysuckle and buckthorn from Ann Arbor’s Nature Areas. Join us to improve habitat in our city. Arbor Hills Nature Area is a small park, but home to an intricate community of wetlands and woods. Meet at the park entrance on Ashburnham. Please dress in layers and wear shoes suitable for snow or wet ground.

Stewardship Workday at Furstenberg Nature Area

Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

2475 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor MI 48105

Free

It's Invasive Species Awareness Week! Invasive species are among the greatest threats to our native biodiversity. Each morning this week we will be working to remove non-native invasive species such as honeysuckle and buckthorn from Ann Arbor’s Nature Areas. Join us to improve habitat in our city. This park along the river has high ecological diversity, including restored prairie and oak savanna. Meet in the parking lot off Fuller Road. Please dress in layers and wear shoes suitable for snow or wet ground.

Salamander Survey Kick-off & Training

Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Ann Arbor Senior Center- 1320 Baldwin Ave. Ann Arbor MI 48104

Free

Learn how to help NAP monitor salamanders in Ann Arbor’s parks – there are 5 species here! Volunteers will select parks to survey and learn how to identify these rarely-seen amphibians. Must be willing to walk in the woods on rainy cold nights in early spring, and look under logs in spring and summer. Please register by March 6. For more information or to register call NAP at 734.794.6627, or send us an email at NAP@a2gov.org.

Stewardship Saturday at Independence Lake Park

Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

3200 Jennings Road, Whitmore Lake, MI 48189

Free

Join us the second Saturday of every month to help the environment, meet like-minded people, be active, and explore. Independence Lake Park is home to a native Michigan Prairie. By volunteering to remove invasive shrubs, you will help us preserve this rare ecosystem. Please dress for the weather and be prepared for hiking and working off-trail.

Registration is required in order to waive park entrance fee. To register, visit parksonline.ewashtenaw.org (Registration #831007).

Frog and Toad Survey Kick-off & Training

Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

Ann Arbor Senior Center- 1320 Baldwin Ave. Ann Arbor MI 48104

Free

Everyone is invited to help monitor frog populations in Ann Arbor! No experience required! You will learn to identify frogs by ear and eye, and will select a route to survey. Then, once per month, March through June travel a route through the city at night, stopping to listen for frogs along the way. Most routes require driving. Please register by March 6. For more information or to register call NAP at 734.794.6627, or send us an email at NAP@a2gov.org.

Stewards Circle

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 7:30am to 8:30am

Bruegger's Bagels- 709 N. University Ave. Ann Arbor MI 48104

Free

Are you interested in learning more about how to care for our natural areas? Then join the Stewardship Network's Huron Arbor cluster for an informal discussion on a monthly topic with volunteer and professional land stewards, plus others interested in nature. Free!

March's topic: Personal Safety in the Field
Are you concerned about doing field work alone? What should you do if you see suspicious activity? What can you do to protect yourself? Join us and Ann Arbor police to discuss keeping yourself safe while out in the field.

Photo Monitoring Kick-off & Training

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am

NAP Office- 3875 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48104

Free

Do you like photography and spending time outdoors? Photo monitoring may be the perfect volunteer opportunity for you! We need volunteers to take photos at specific locations in parks throughout the year to record ecological changes and the progress of our restoration work. Come join us at this informational meeting for more details about this volunteer opportunity! Please register by March 21. For more information or to register call NAP at 734.794.6627, or send us an email at NAP@a2gov.org.

Workday Leader Training

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:30pm

NAP Office- 3875 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48104

Free

This is for volunteers interested in leading and/or co-leading NAP volunteer stewardship workdays. We will focus on procedures, ecological consideration, and tips and tricks to lead a successful event. An interest and background in ecology (and plant ID) is strongly desired, but not required. A strong commitment to preserving the environment, while fostering community and engaging the public is necessary. Participants should be dressed for classroom and possible field training. Minimum age of 18. Please register by March 21.