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Current Events
Current Events For December  2016
Oct 21, 2016
- Jan 08, 2017
Ludington State Park - Snowshoe Making Classes

Snowshoe Making Classes!  Participants will learn to weave a pair of snowshoes.

Oct 30, 2016
- Oct 15, 2017
Includes deer silhouetted against pine trees, words Inventing the Outdoors
Michigan Iron Industry Museum - Inventing the Outdoors

A special exhibit about inventor, businessman and Gladstone native Webster Marble. Negaunee.

Dec 09, 2016
- Dec 10, 2016
Sleepy Hollow State Park - Snowshoe Building Workshop

Participants will learn to weave a pair of traditional wooden snowshoes similar to the ones Native Americans made for generations. This is a two-day snowshoe building class.

Dec 10, 2016
Highland Recreation Area - Stewardship Sunday

Join ongoing volunteer efforts to keep glossy buckthorn and other invasive shrubs in check in the Graham Lake Fen Complex. 

Dec 10, 2016
Hoffmaster State Park - Stewardship Volunteer Workday

Enjoy a nice day in the woods and help us search the dunes for unwanted rogue shrubs! We’ll be going off trail to find small invasive plant populations before they turn into a big problem!

Dec 10, 2016
Fort Custer Recreation Area - Rec 101 and 202: Intro to Mushing

Members of the Michigan Husky Club are providing an introductory class that will go over several different outdoor activities owners can enjoy with their dogs including: Mushing, Skijoring, Bikejoring, and tandem snowshoeing with dogs.

Dec 10, 2016
Bald Mountain Recreation Area - Owl Prowl

Learn about Michigan's owls and take a walk to have a chance to hear an owl. Enjoy complimenatry s'mores following the short walk.

Dec 11, 2016
Pinckney Recreation Area - Stewardship Sunday

Get outdoors and help remove shrubs that are too abundant in this wet prairie.

Dec 15, 2016
Michigan History Museum - Panel: 21st-Century Michigan through Native Eyes

Part III of our Rock Your Mocs series examining 21st-century Native American perspectives in Michigan. Lansing.

Dec 17, 2016
Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Snowshoe Making Workshop

This eight-hour workshop that will take you step-by-step through the process of weaving your own traditional wood framed snowshoes. Each kit includes one pair of wood frames, tubular nylon lacing, boot bindings and personalized instruction.The cost is $180.

Dec 17, 2016
Belle Isle Park - Stewardship Saturday

Join the DNR as we remove invasive shrubs, such as Glossy Buckthorn, to restore a special wet mesic flatwoods

Dec 22, 2016
Learn517: Cars and Rockets
For homeschoolers, ages 6 to 11. Fee, walk-in registration only. Michigan History Museum, Lansing.
Dec 31, 2016
Maybury State Park - Shoe Year's Hike

Run, walk, hike, snowshoe or cross country ski the beautiful trails at Maybury State Park.