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Yankee Springs Recreation Area - Aug. 27, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Group of masked volunteers helping remove invasive plants.

Yankee Springs Recreation Area - Aug. 27, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

2022-08-27T14:00:00Z 2022-08-27T16:30:00Z Yankee Springs Recreation Area - Aug. 27, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Volunteers will take a short hike to the Deep Lake prairie fen where we will continue to remove invasive shrubs to protect this unique wetland! We will work to remove plants that were missed this winter. No experience is necessary; volunteers will be trained to identify target species. Register by emailing Emily at LeslieE1@Michigan.gov.

Additional information is available via the DNR Volunteer Stewardship webpage. For more information about invasive species, please visit Michigan.gov/Invasives.

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.

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

Sign up below for the parks you are interested in volunteering at and you will be notified about upcoming volunteer steward events.

Yankee Springs Recreation Area Briggs Road, Middleville, MI 49333 GPS/map coordinates: 42.616694, -85.452368 Meeting location: Meet at the Deep Lake mountain bike staging area.
Location

Yankee Springs Recreation Area
Briggs Road, Middleville, MI 49333

GPS/map coordinates: 42.616694, -85.452368

Meeting location: Meet at the Deep Lake mountain bike staging area.

Event Date

Start: August 27, 2022 10:00 AM

End: August 27, 2022 12:30 PM

Contact Information
Emily Leslie

Natural Resource Steward, Plainwell Service Center

Volunteers will take a short hike to the Deep Lake prairie fen where we will continue to remove invasive shrubs to protect this unique wetland! We will work to remove plants that were missed this winter. No experience is necessary; volunteers will be trained to identify target species. Register by emailing Emily at LeslieE1@Michigan.gov.

Additional information is available via the DNR Volunteer Stewardship webpage. For more information about invasive species, please visit Michigan.gov/Invasives.

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.

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

Sign up below for the parks you are interested in volunteering at and you will be notified about upcoming volunteer steward events.