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Stewardship Workday at Black Pond Woods/International Day for Biological Diversity

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

Register at: https://nap.a2gov.org/A2BlackPond Celebrate and protect Black Pond Woods for the UN #InternationalDayforBiodiversity! As the UN explains, “When human activities produce greenhouse gases, around half of the emissions remain in the atmosphere, while the other half is absorbed by the land and ocean. These ecosystems – and the biodiversity they contain – are natural carbon […]

Stewardship Workday at Black Pond Woods Nature Area

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

REGISTER AT: http://nap.a2gov.org/BlackPondWoods110423 Did you know that in 2013, a tributary of Traver Creek—designated the Arrowood Branch—was brought aboveground after being buried in a drainage pipe for 40 years? This branch originates in Black Pond Woods, where biodiversity is relatively high. Any stewardship work done at Black Pond Woods will support the health of Traver […]

Stewardship Workday at Black Pond Woods Nature Area

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

Register at: https://nap.a2gov.org/BPW051323 Originally formed by a slowly melting remnant of glacial ice, the small vernal pool known as Black Pond collects rainfall in the spring and summer and is dry the rest of the year. Come observe this lush home of many amphibians and enjoy a few hours in nature pulling invasives. Meet at […]

Stewardship Workday at Black Pond Woods Nature Area

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

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 Black Pond Woods Nature Area

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

Running an ecosystem is hard work – good thing we have each other! Every organism from the microscopic to the massive, contributes to healthy ecosystems and, they depend on each other for survival. In our natural areas, invasive and non-native plants threaten biodiversity by blocking access to resources needed by native species. Join us to […]