Current Volunteer Events
February
Feb012020
Island Lake Recreation Area - Feb. 1, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Assist us in clearing out invasive shrubs that could take over prairie remnants and crowd out native plants.

Feb022020
Pinckney Recreation Area - Feb. 2, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Thickets of black locust and other invasive shrubs don’t belong in this sand prairie and oak barrens ecosystem. Help remove these invasives and make room for some neat, native plants.

Feb082020
Bald Mountain Recreation Area - Feb. 8, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

The Graham Lake Fen Complex needs your help. Come cut and pile glossy buckthorn and other shrubs that threaten this unique ecosystem.

Feb092020
Waterloo Recreation Area - Feb. 9, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

We will be searching for oriental bittersweet and invasive shrubs in higher-quality areas of McClure woods. Help us cut outlier invasives to keep them from taking over.

Feb092020
Warren Dunes State Park - Feb. 9, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Volunteers will help remove common privet, Japanese barberry, non-native honeysuckle and other misfit plants from the nature trail before they spread to the high dunes. 

Feb152020
Belle Isle Park - Feb. 15, Stewardship Saturdays

Join us for stewardship Saturdays. Our winter project will focus on cutting invasive shrubs, especially glossy and common buckthorn and honeysuckle, to help restore the wet mesic flatwoods on the island.

Feb152020
Highland Recreation Area - Feb. 15, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Join ongoing efforts to restore this area to an open grassland. Volunteers will be hauling and piling brush and stacking firewood.

Feb162020
Brighton Recreation Area - Feb. 16, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Glossy buckthorn and other invasive shrubs are moving into a beautiful wet meadow. Waterproof boots, either knee-high rubber boots or hip waders, are recommended for this site.

Feb162020
Warren Dunes State Park - Feb. 16, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

 Join us for an afternoon of invasive elimination along the beautiful dunes! 

Feb222020
Highland Recreation Area - Feb. 22, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Removing invasive shrubs and vines from a high-quality natural area takes many hands! We’ll be targeting oriental bittersweet and several invasive shrub species, and we need your help.

Feb232020
Algonac State Park - Feb. 23, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Join us as we cut invasive shrubs to keep them from shading out native plants in this beautiful prairie remnant. 

Feb232020
Warren Dunes State Park - Feb. 23, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Volunteers will help remove common privet, Japanese barberry, non-native honeysuckle and other misfit plants from the nature trail before they spread to the high dunes.

Feb292020
Island Lake Recreation Area - Feb. 29, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Assist us in clearing out invasive shrubs that could take over neat prairie remnants and crowd out native plants.