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Current Events
Current Events For April  2017
Jan 01, 2017
- Dec 31, 2017
Weekly nature programs at Michigan state parks and recreation areas

Waterloo Recreation Area interpretive program

Select Michigan state parks, recreation areas and fish hatcheries offer weekly interpretive events, including educational, historical and stewardship programs. Schedules are updated bi-weekly.

Apr 29, 2017
- Apr 30, 2017
Big Oaks Equestrian State Campground - Equestrian Friends of Big Oaks Annual Workbee

Come help and learn about the Equestrian Friends of Big Oaks at their annual workbee. This volunteer workbee and gathering will be focused on spring clean up of the campground and the installation of various barriers to help with the completion of the new campground.

Apr 29, 2017
Allegan State Game Area - Spring Birding Tours at Michigan's Wetland Wonders

Highlights of the birding tours may include diving and dabbling ducks in full breeding plumage, trumpeter and tundra swans, osprey, bald eagles, sandhill cranes and much more!

Apr 29, 2017
P.J. Hoffmaster State Park - Plants of the Wooded Dunes

Learn to identify key plant features, plant identification, particularly as it relates to spring wildflowers of the wooded sand dune and information on dune systems.

Apr 29, 2017
Invazive species Garlic mustard
Algonac State Park - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Want to enjoy a day in the woods? Help us remove garlic mustard from the trails and wooded areas in this amazing state park and keep thousands of its seeds out of the seed bank.

Apr 29, 2017
Invazive species Garlic mustard
Waterloo Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Help hand pull garlic mustard, a stubborn invasive weed that could take over in this amazing woodland. Removing this plant will make the area more suitable for native plants and animals.

Apr 29, 2017
Invazive species Garlic mustard
Island Lake Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Help combat the spread of garlic mustard by pulling these weedy plants from woodlands with volunteer stewards Bill B. and Kathy W.

Apr 29, 2017
Invazive species Garlic mustard
Saugatuck Dunes State Park - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Help us wipe out scattered populations of garlic mustard that threaten forest communities at Saugatuck Dunes! Volunteers will pull this unwanted herb from the forest understory to make way for spring wildflowers and native saplings.

Apr 30, 2017
Invazive species Garlic mustard
Pinckney Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Help us remove non-native garlic mustard from the woodlands near Hankerd Road. This is a great activity for the whole family!

Apr 30, 2017
Invazive species Garlic mustard
Highland Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Join Steve P., volunteer steward, in pulling non-native, invasive garlic mustard from the woodlands at Highland Recreation Area. See first-hand how this plant starts taking over in woodlands if we don’t do anything to stop it!

Apr 30, 2017
Invazive species Garlic mustard
Muskegon State Park - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

We’re on a mission to search for and remove garlic mustard! Help search for isolated populations of garlic mustard in the campground before they have a chance to hitchhike along the trails and into our natural areas! Work will involve scouting and removal by hand-pulling located populations.