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June

June 21

Chemistry Summer Seminar Series, noon at EMU Science Complex 158

Join us for a chemistry seminar! This seminar will be led by Dr. David Kass and all students and faculty are welcome to attend!

Summer Solstice Bike Ride, 6:30 p.m-8:30 p.m. at the MSU Tollgate Center (8115 Meadowbrook Rd. Novi, Mich.

Take a fun bike ride and learn about the geology that shaped the northern edge of the Rouge River Watershed! Exercise, knowledge and fun all in one awesome adventure! An 11 mile ride consisting of riding along wetlands, mitigated wetlands, retention ponds, lakes and streams. The land also features the rolling Defiance Glacial Moraine, peppered with kames and kettle lakes.

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June 23

GINLC Stewardship Workday, 9–11 a.m. at Meridian Rd, across from Meridian Elementary School

Help clean-up the Meridian Trailhead at this GINLC (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) stewardship event! More Information

Huron River Watershed Council, Chemistry and Flow Monitoring, 1:00 p.m. at NEW Center (1100 N. Main St., Ann Arbor)

Help the HRWC monitor the quality of the lakes and rivers this summer! Learn how to collect water samples, measure stream flow, and sample rain storm runoff. Training starts in July. Sampling requires 2 or more hours each trip. July through September. Must attend this orientation before starting! To sign up, email  Andrea at  apaine@hrwc.org or sign up online!  More Information


June 24

GINLC Open House, 1–4 p.m. at Detroit River International Wildlife Area (28820 E River Rd, Grosse Ile)

Enjoy your own nature walk and meet GINLC (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) members every Sunday afternoon from 1–4 p.m. May 6 to Oct 28, weather permitting.


June 28

Biology Summer Seminar Series, noon at EMU Science Complex 158

Join us for a biology seminar! This seminar will be led by Dr. Kristin Judd and all students and faculty are welcome to attend!


June 30

Growing Hope Plant Swap, 12 p.m.- 2 p.m. at Cultivate Coffee & TapHouse

Join Growing Hope at their free plant swap! Share your extra plants, unwanted house plants, or split perennials at this awesome event at Cultivate Coffee & TapHouse.


July

July 1

GINLC Open House, 1–4 p.m. at Detroit River International Wildlife Area (28820 E River Rd, Grosse Ile)

Enjoy your own nature walk and meet GINLC (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) members every Sunday afternoon from 1–4 p.m. May 6 to Oct 28, weather permitting.


July 8

GINLC Open House, 1-4 p.m. at Detroit River International Wildlife Area (28820 E River Rd, Grosse Ile)

Enjoy your own nature walk and meet GINLC (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) members every Sunday afternoon from 1–4 p.m. May 6 to Oct 28, weather permitting.


July 10

Love the River Day, 1-3 p.m. at Gallup Park Canoe Livery

Want to canoe around the river and enjoy nature while cleaning up trash and taking care of our beautiful Huron River? We've got two Love The River Days planned to give individual volunteers and pairs of volunteers (not groups) the chance to come help out. We supply trash pickers, trash bags, and free boat rentals for river volunteers. There is a limit of 20 people per event so reserve your spot quickly. Reserve your spot via email at volunteer@a2gov.org.


July 14

GINLC Stewardship Workday, 9–11 a.m. at Sunrise Park (E River Rd at Grosse Ile Pkwy)

Help clean-up Sunrise Park at this GINLC (Grosse Ile Nature & Land Conservancy) stewardship event!

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GINLC Evening Exploration, 7- 9 p.m. at the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge, GBU (28820 E River Rd, Grosse Ile)

Join us for a relaxing evening hike around the Gibraltar Bay area – a great time to observe wildlife before the night sets in. We will also take a look at what makes this wetland habitat great for so many wildlife species. All ages are welcome to this family-friendly program.


July 15

GINLC Open House, 1-4 p.m. at Detroit River International Wildlife Area (28820 E River Rd, Grosse Ile)

Enjoy your own nature walk and meet GINLC (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) members every Sunday afternoon from 1–4 p.m. May 6 to Oct 28, weather permitting.


July 22

GINLC Open House, 1-4 p.m. at Detroit River International Wildlife Area (28820 E River Rd, Grosse Ile)

Enjoy your own nature walk and meet GINLC (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) members every Sunday afternoon from 1–4 p.m. May 6 to Oct 28, weather permitting.


July 28

Annual Huron River Clean-up Day, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Livingston County Wildlife and Conservation Club (Marshalling site) (Hamburg)

Help clean up the Huron River this summer at the Annual River Clean-up event! Volunteers needed! Sign up today!

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July 29

GINLC Open House, 1-4 p.m. at Detroit River International Wildlife Area (28820 E River Rd, Grosse Ile)

Enjoy your own nature walk and meet GINLC (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) members every Sunday afternoon from 1–4 p.m. May 6 to Oct 28, weather permitting.


August

August 5

GINLC Open House, 1-4 p.m. at Detroit River International Wildlife Area (28820 E River Rd, Grosse Ile)

Enjoy your own nature walk and meet GINLC (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) members every Sunday afternoon from 1–4 p.m. May 6 to Oct 28, weather permitting.


August 6

Love the River Day, 1-3 p.m. at Gallup Park Canoe Livery

Want to canoe around the river and enjoy nature while cleaning up trash and taking care of our beautiful Huron River? We've got two Love The River Days planned to give individual volunteers and pairs of volunteers (not groups) the chance to come help out. We supply trash pickers, trash bags, and free boat rentals for river volunteers. There is a limit of 20 people per event so reserve your spot quickly. Reserve your spot via email at volunteer@a2gov.org.


August 12

GINLC Open House, 1-4 p.m. at Detroit River International Wildlife Area (28820 E River Rd, Grosse Ile)

Enjoy your own nature walk and meet GINLC (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) members every Sunday afternoon from 1–4 p.m. May 6 to Oct 28, weather permitting.


August 19

GINLC Walk to the Lovely Lotus, 1-4 p.m. at Detroit River International Wildlife Area (28820 E River Rd, Grosse Ile)

Join us for a hike down to the American Lotus bed to observe this beautiful wetland flower. Discover what makes this plant so important for wildlife, technology, and humans. We will also observe the other plants and animals found alongside the Lotus during late summer in the marsh. 

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August 26

GINLC Open House, 1-4 p.m. at Detroit River International Wildlife Area (28820 E River Rd, Grosse Ile)

Enjoy your own nature walk and meet GINLC (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) members every Sunday afternoon from 1–4 p.m. May 6 to Oct 28, weather permitting.


September

September 2

GINLC Open House, 1-4 p.m. at Detroit River International Wildlife Area (28820 E River Rd, Grosse Ile)

Enjoy your own nature walk and meet GINLC (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) members every Sunday afternoon from 1–4 p.m. May 6 to Oct 28, weather permitting.


September 8

GINLC Stewardship Event, 9-11 a.m. at Meridian Rd and Intrepid

Help clean-up the Intrepid Pond at this GINLC  (Grosse Ile Nature & Land Conservancy) stewardship event!

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September 9

GINLC Open House, 1-4 p.m. at Detroit River International Wildlife Area (28820 E River Rd, Grosse Ile)

Enjoy your own nature walk and meet GINLC (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) members every Sunday afternoon from 1–4 p.m. May 6 to Oct 28, weather permitting.


September 16

GINLC Open House, 1-4 p.m. at Detroit River International Wildlife Area (28820 E River Rd, Grosse Ile)

Enjoy your own nature walk and meet GINLC (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) members every Sunday afternoon from 1–4 p.m. May 6 to Oct 28, weather permitting.

Michigan Nature Association, Turtle Trot Family Fun Run and 5K, 9:30 a.m. at Gallup Park

Run to support the Michigan Nature Association in preserving the turtle habitats! The turtles include the eastern box turtle, the spotted turtle, Blanding's turtle, and the wood turtle! Special award for top male and top female in 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run. All participants will receive a finisher medal. Must sign up! 

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September 22

GINLC Stewardship Workday, 9- 11 a.m. at Meridian Rd and Annette Ave

Help clean-up the Hennepin Marsh Gateway at this GINLC  (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) stewardship event!

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September 23

GINLC Open House, 1-4 p.m. at Detroit River International Wildlife Area (28820 E River Rd, Grosse Ile)

Enjoy your own nature walk and meet GINLC (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) members every Sunday afternoon from 1–4 p.m. May 6 to Oct 28, weather permitting.


September 24

Ypsilanti Parks and Recreation, 3rd Annual Fall River Day, 12-3 p.m. at Riverside Park

Come kayak down the Huron River into Ford Lake at the 3rd Annual Fall River Day! Enjoy activities for kids and hear awesome presentations about the Canoe Launch at Frog Island Park, restoration ideas for the Huron River and much more! More information


 

September 30

GINLC Open House, 1-4 p.m. at Detroit River International Wildlife Area (28820 E River Rd, Grosse Ile)

Enjoy your own nature walk and meet GINLC (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) members every Sunday afternoon from 1–4 p.m. May 6 to Oct 28, weather permitting.


October

October 6

GINLC Stewardship Workday, 9–11 a.m. at Thorofare and Byromar Lane

Help clean-up the Kobiljak Preserve at this GINLC  (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) stewardship event! More Information


October 7

GINLC Open House, 1–4 p.m. at Detroit River International Wildlife Area (28820 E River Rd, Grosse Ile)

Enjoy your own nature walk and meet GINLC (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) members every Sunday afternoon from 1–4 p.m. May 6 to Oct 28, weather permitting.


October 14

GINLC Open House, 1–4 p.m. at Detroit River International Wildlife Area (28820 E River Rd, Grosse Ile)

Enjoy your own nature walk and meet GINLC (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) members every Sunday afternoon from 1–4 p.m. May 6 to Oct 28, weather permitting.


October 21

GINLC Open House, 1–4 p.m. at Detroit River International Wildlife Area (28820 E River Rd, Grosse Ile)

Enjoy your own nature walk and meet GINLC (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) members every Sunday afternoon from 1–4 p.m. May 6 to Oct 28, weather permitting.


October 27

GINLC Stewardship Workday, 9–11 a.m. at Sunrise Park (E River Rd at Grosse Ile Pkwy)

Help clean-up Sunrise Park at this GINLC  (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) stewardship event! More Information


October 28

GINLC Open House, 1–4 p.m. at Detroit River International Wildlife Area (28820 E River Rd, Grosse Ile)

Enjoy your own nature walk and meet GINLC (Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy) members every Sunday afternoon from 1–4 p.m. May 6 to Oct 28, weather permitting.


November 9

GINLC Owl Prowl, 7–8 p.m. at Centennial Farm (25797 Third St, Grosse Ile)

Discover what owls eat by dissecting owl pellets then take a short hike to find who is out that night! Register early, this event fills up quickly.  More Information


January

January 8

2019 Annual Conference for Sustainable Infrastructure and Resilience, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C.

For a second consecutive year, the National Council for Science and the Environment is pleased to share that the 2019 Annual Conference will focus on Sustainable Infrastructure and Resilience and will build upon the conversation from the previous Annual Conference, held in January 2018.  More Information