Belle Isle Park - Jan. 16, Stewardship Saturdays

Date:  January 16, 2021  
Time:  09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Belle Isle Park, 99 Pleasure Drive, Detroit, MI 48207

Contact: Kelsey Dillon, Natural Resource Steward 517-388-8517

Fall/Winter volunteers cutting back invasive brush

Meet on Vista Drive at the parking area across from the athletic fields and building. Map/GPS coordinates: 42.340013, -82.979474.

Join us for Stewardship Saturdays on Belle Isle. Our winter project will focus on cutting invasive shrubs, especially glossy buckthorn and honeysuckle, to help restore the wet mesic flatwoods on the island. Knee-high waterproof boots are recommended for this site.

Registration is required and space may be limited to comply with social distancing guidelines. Register by emailing Kelsey Dillon at

Please Note: Dates occasionally change and events may be canceled due to inclement weather and other reasons. Please call the event contact to confirm dates/times prior to your arrival.

For more information on the program, visit the Volunteer Stewardship webpage. For more information about invasive species, visit

Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into Michigan state parks. To make a camping reservation, visit or call 1-800-447-2757.

Stay in the know! Sign up for the parks you're interested in volunteering, and you will be notified about upcoming volunteer stewardship events.