City of Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation

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Stewardship Workday at Bird Hills Nature Area

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

Register at tinyurl.com/Bird102322. No need to chase the fall colors all the way to the UP - just come join us for a workday at Bird Hills! This hilly park offers magnificent views of the sweeping forest and of the Huron River from a variety of vantage points. Thank the glaciers for providing such rich […]

Stewardship Workday at Kuebler Langford Nature Area

Kuebler Langford Nature Area ​101 W Huron River Dr, Ann Arbor, MI

Register at tinyurl.com/Kuebler103022. Come join NAP for a fa-BOO!-lous workday at Kuebler Langford! The fall-flowering shrub, witch-hazel, is just one of a variety of beautiful native plants at this 31-acre nature area. At this workday, give the native plants a treat by cutting and removing invasive shrubs. Meet at the park entrance on Beechwood Dr, […]

Stewardship Workday at Brokaw Nature Area

Brokaw Nature Area 3013 W Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI

Register at tinyurl.com/Brokaw110522. Have you ever seen a snake hibernaculum? Snakes like to hibernate in underground pockets below the frost line. When the park was established in 2017, the contractor working with NAP used an out-building's old foundation as a place to bury tubing and rubble which created the perfect place for snakes overwinter. The […]

Stewardship Workday at Barton Nature Area

Barton Nature Area 1970 S Huron Parkway, Ann Arbor, MI

Register at tinyurl.com/Barton110622. Popular for sunsets, photography, fishing, birding, or a scenic stroll, Barton Nature Area provides access to Barton Pond, which provides 85% of Ann Arbor’s drinking water. The park is a matrix of old field, dry prairie, wet meadow and shrubland, mesic forest, and emergent marsh. Come enjoy the crisp fresh air of […]

Stewardship Workday at Bluffs Nature Area

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

Register at tinyurl.com/Bluffs110622. Described by one of the fans of this park as “a wild oasis in the midst of Ann Arbor,” Bluffs Nature Area engulfs you in nature yet is close to the comforts of the city. On a glacially-formed ridge above the Huron River and N. Main St., this park is an important […]

Stewardship Workday at Ruthven Nature Area

Ruthven Nature Area 100 Huron Parkway, Ann Arbor, MI

Register at tinyurl.com/Ruthven111222. Are you familiar with the word “kame”? Ruthven Nature Area is an excellent example of glacial terrain. Come see and learn about Ruthven’s kame, a glacier-created hill found in the park. If you look closely, you might find fox tracks or dens on the kame. Enjoy working with your hands to cut […]

Stewardship Workday at Mary Beth Doyle Park / NAP 29th Anniversary

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

Register at tinyurl.com/MBD111322. Celebrate NAP’s 29th Anniversary at southeast Ann Arbor’s largest park. The park, named in memory of leading environmentalist Mary Beth Doyle, is a perfect example of NAP’s ongoing mission to protect and restore Ann Arbor's natural areas and to foster an environmental ethic within the community. Enjoy the crisp fall air and […]

Stewardship Workday at Black Pond Woods Nature Area

Black Pond Woods Nature Area 1831 Traver Road, Ann Arbor, MI

Register at tinyurl.com/BPW111922 Black Pond Woods is a beautiful location year-round. The trails through the woods offer a great chance to imagine the winter lives of the birds, amphibians, and mammals that live here. They survive winter in some intriguing ways. Some, like the woodchuck, sink into true hibernation. Others, like squirrels and deer, forage […]

Stewardship Workday at Cedar Bend Nature Area

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

Register at tinyurl.com/Cedar111922. Cedar Bend Nature Area is one of Ann Arbor’s oldest parks and was designed by landscape architect O.C. Simonds. Simonds insisted on keeping the park as close to the natural landscape as possible, helping to preserve the biodiversity and native plant population that make Cedar Bend such a beautiful nature area today. […]

Stewardship Workday at Marshall Nature Area

Marshall Nature Area 3355 N Dixboro Rd, Ann Arbor, MI

Register at tinyurl.com/Marshall112022. Marshall Nature Area is one of the larger natural areas in the Ann Arbor Parks system. The park is situated in the heart of an even larger habitat complex owned by the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Parks, Washtenaw County Parks, and private landowners—this might be viewed as Ann Arbor’s largest ecological […]

Stewardship Workday at Bandemer Park

Bandemer Park 1352 Lake Shore Dr, Ann Arbor, MI

Register at tinyurl.com/Bandemer120322. Bandemer Park is home to a wide variety of plants and animals, and it is a great park for visitors as well. However, the park has had a rather unnatural history. The land that now makes up the park was historically used as a stockyard for the railroad, as pasture land, and […]

Stewardship Workday at Bird Hills Nature Area/World Soil Day

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

Register at tinyurl.com/Bird120422. Join NAP at Bird Hills Nature Area for World Soil Day! #WorldSoilDay is held annually to focus attention on the importance of healthy soil and to advocate for the sustainable management of soil resources. Bird Hills Nature Area is the largest natural area in the city at 146 acres, and the rich […]

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