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Bay City State Park - Tobico Marsh Wild Mushroom Clinic

morel mushroom growing in the forest

Bay City State Park - Tobico Marsh Wild Mushroom Clinic

2023-04-23T14:00:00Z 2023-04-23T19:00:00Z Bay City State Park - Tobico Marsh Wild Mushroom Clinic

Join outdoor enthusiasts Jill and Aaron Grenchik as they instruct you on how to identify a variety of Michigan's edible wild mushrooms and share some tips on where to start looking. In addition, you will learn about proper handling techniques for transport, cleaning, consumption (including some sampling) and home preservation.

The class will start at the Saginaw Bay Visitor Center at 10 a.m. (doors open at 9:30) and will run four to five hours. We will start the day in the classroom and then move to the woods nearby.

Cost is $58. Participation is limited to 40 students.

To register for this class, go to Michigan.gov/DNRLicenses and click on the "Purchase a license" button. Sign in (using either a username and password or your ID and birthdate), and find the class under the Outdoor Skills Academy tab.

Please note: Cancellations must be made by April 8 in order to guarantee a full refund.

For more information, contact Jonathan Massung, park interpreter, at 989-667-0717.

A Recreation Passport is required for entry into Saginaw Bay Visitor Center and Bay City State Park.

This class is part of the Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Skills Academy, which offers in-depth, expert instruction, gear and hands-on learning for a range of outdoor activities at locations around the state. Learn more at Michigan.gov/OutdoorSkills.

3582 State Park Drive

Bay City, Michigan, 48706

Event Date

Start: April 23, 2023 10:00 AM

End: April 23, 2023 3:00 PM

Contact Information
Jonathan Massung

Park Interpreter, Bay City Recreation Area

Join outdoor enthusiasts Jill and Aaron Grenchik as they instruct you on how to identify a variety of Michigan's edible wild mushrooms and share some tips on where to start looking. In addition, you will learn about proper handling techniques for transport, cleaning, consumption (including some sampling) and home preservation.

The class will start at the Saginaw Bay Visitor Center at 10 a.m. (doors open at 9:30) and will run four to five hours. We will start the day in the classroom and then move to the woods nearby.

Cost is $58. Participation is limited to 40 students.

To register for this class, go to Michigan.gov/DNRLicenses and click on the "Purchase a license" button. Sign in (using either a username and password or your ID and birthdate), and find the class under the Outdoor Skills Academy tab.

Please note: Cancellations must be made by April 8 in order to guarantee a full refund.

For more information, contact Jonathan Massung, park interpreter, at 989-667-0717.

A Recreation Passport is required for entry into Saginaw Bay Visitor Center and Bay City State Park.

This class is part of the Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Skills Academy, which offers in-depth, expert instruction, gear and hands-on learning for a range of outdoor activities at locations around the state. Learn more at Michigan.gov/OutdoorSkills.