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

Stewardship Workday at Olson Park

Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

1505 Dhu Varren Road, Ann Arbor MI 48105

Free

Bird day celebrates the beauty, song, and flight of birds. Olson Park is great place to bird watch, from migrant waterfowl in the wetland to songbirds in the meadow. Help us improve the habitat for these native birds by removing invasive shrubs. Meet us at the park entrance on Dhu Varren Road, just east of Pontiac Trail. Please dress in layers and wear shoes suitable for snow or wet ground. All participants must complete a release form, and all minors should be accompanied by a guardian. Tools, snacks, and know-how provided.

Stewards' Circle

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 7:30am to 8:30am

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.

This month’s topic: Maximizing the Benefits of Controlled Burns
Some controlled burns can be more effective than others. Let’s discuss how we can be more rigorous about choosing where to burn and how to maximize the benefits. Bring your examples of burns that have had minimal or maximum effects.

Stewardship Workday (MLK Day of Service) at Barton Nature Area

Monday, January 21, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

1010 W. Huron River Dr. Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Free

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said “anyone can be great because anyone can serve”. Honor his legacy by turning your “day off” into a “day on” for community service at Barton Nature Area. The wetlands along this horseshoe shaped curve in the river benefit both humans and wildlife. Help us improve these wetlands and create habitat for turtles. Meet at the Barton Dam parking lot off Huron River Drive. Please dress in layers and wear shoes suitable for snow or wet ground. All participants must complete a release form, and all minors should be accompanied by a guardian.

Citizen Pruner Training

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Ann Arbor MI

Free

Classroom session: Wednesday, January 23, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Outdoor skills session: Saturday, January 26, 10 a.m. to noon

Stewardship Workday at Gallup Park- World Wetlands Day

Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

3000 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor MI 48105

Free

World Wetlands Day highlights the importance of wetlands to our communities and our planet.

Stewards' Circle

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

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!

February's topic: New Invasives

Stewardship Workday at Foxfire West Park

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

3120 Birchwood Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48105

Free

Being outside in nature in the winter has proven health benefits. Get some fresh air and vitamin D while working to improve biodiversity! The wetlands at Foxfire West are threatened by non-native shrubs. Help improve the habitat for frogs and other wildlife by removing these invaders.

Stewardship Workday at Leslie Park- Presidents Day

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Leslie Park Circle, Ann Arbor MI 48105

Free

Spend your day off volunteering to help wildlife! A wet meadow lies on the border of Leslie Park and Black Pond Woods, but it is threatened by invasive shrubs. Clearing shrubs from this wetland will benefit both frogs and butterflies. Meet at the parking lot at the end of Leslie Park Circle, off Dhu Varren Road. Please dress in layers and wear shoes suitable for snow or wet ground. All participants must complete a release form, and all minors should be accompanied by a guardian. Tools, snacks, and know-how provided.

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.

Volunteer Burn Crew Training

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

1831 Traver Road, Ann Arbor MI 48105

Free

Become a part of NAP’s Volunteer Burn Crew! This is the required training session for anyone interested in assisting with NAP’s controlled burns. Burns typically take place Monday through Friday between noon and 7 p.m. Registration is required by February 18, as enrollment is limited. Call 734.794.6627 or email NAP@a2gov.org to register or for more information. Some portion of training may be outdoors.

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.