Event Calendar

Welcome to the Stewardship Network's Searchable Events Calendar!

Across the Great Lakes, hundreds of groups offer opportunities to learn about and care for our natural land and water every day.

Does your organization or group have an event that should be on the calendar?

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Contact staff@stewardshipnetwork.org if your organization or area is not listed.

Events (All times Eastern)

Fundraising Essentials for Success

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

FREE for dues-paying Members!

This series of 5 webinars covers essential best practices and strategies for focused, effective fundraising.

River Network's Headquarters: P.O. Box 21387, Boulder, CO 80308

Lunch and Learn: Michigan's Energy Economy—Present and Future

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 10:30am to 1:00pm

Energy has been at the forefront of our national dialogue this past year from the "war on coal" to the Paris Climate Agreement.

701 W. Cloverdale Rd. Hastings, MI 49058

Winter Owl Prowl

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

The Great Horned and Barred Owls are beginning to nest at Grass River Natural Area. Do you know which owl you're hearing when they "hoot" at night?

6500 Alden Highway, Bellaire, MI 49615

Highland Recreation Area volunteer workday

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Join ongoing efforts to restore this area to an open grassland. Volunteers will be hauling and piling brush and stacking fire wood.

Highland Recreation Area, Silo Field Trial Area. See description for details.

Waterloo Recreation Area volunteer workday

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

We will remove invasive glossy buckthorn and others to restore this fen wetland; join in the fun!

Waterloo Recreation Area. See description for details.

Island Lake Recreation Area volunteer workday

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Assist us in clearing out invasive shrubs that could take over neat prairie remnants and crowd out native plants.

Island Lake Recreation Area. See description for details.

Bald Mountain Recreation Area volunteer workday

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

The Graham Lake Fen Complex needs your help. Come cut and pile glossy buckthorn and other shrubs that threaten this unique ecosystem.

Bald Mountain Recreation Area. See description for details.

Pinckney Recreation Area volunteer workday

Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Thickets of black locust and other invasive shrubs don’t belong in this sand prairie and oak barrens ecosystem. Help remove them and make room for some neat, native plants.

Pinckney Recreation Area. See description for details.

Highland Recreation Area volunteer workday

Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Join ongoing efforts to restore this area to an open grassland. Volunteers will be hauling and piling brush and stacking fire wood.

Highland Recreation Area, Silo Field Trial Area. See description for details.

Belle Isle Park volunteer workday

Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for stewardship Saturdays.

Belle Isle Park. See description for details.

Waterloo Recreation Area volunteer workday

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

We will be searching for oriental bittersweet and invasive shrubs in the higher quality areas of McClure woods.

Waterloo Recreation Area. See description for details.

Highland Recreation Area volunteer workday

Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Join us in removing invasive shrubs and vines from a high quality natural area! We’ll be removing a smorgasbord of invasive species and we need your help.

Highland Recreation Area. See description for details.

Island Lake Recreation Area volunteer workday

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Help remove autumn olive and other invasive shrubs from the Meadow unit. We need your help to restore these prairies and adjacent woodlands!

Island Lake Recreation Area. See description for details.

Highland Recreation Area volunteer workday

Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Stop oriental bittersweet and several invasive shrub species from invading this beautiful natural area.

Highland Recreation Area. See description for details.

Bald Mountain Recreation Area volunteer workday

Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Glossy buckthorn and other invasive, non-native shrubs, continue to slowly move into the Graham Lake Fen area. Let’s stop them in their tracks and protect this rare type of wetland.

Bald Mountain Recreation Area. See description for details.

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