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Last update: April 30, 2017

2017 Native Plant Society Field Trips and other events

June 3.  Hemlock Lake Old Growth and Vernal Pond
Saturday June 3rd from 9 until noon. Northern Highland American Legion StateForest - near Woodruff. Ecologists will lead you on a journey into managed old growth forests..., vernal ponds, early successional forests. We will botanize and bird and view the intricate web of life this place has to offer. Rolling terrain and some road system hiking - intermediate level. Bring bug repellent, rain gear, water and lunch for afterward. Please meet at the Hemlock Lake (walk in) boat landing off Woodruff Rd.  RSVP colleen.matula@wi.gov.

June 17.  Trap Hills. 
Hike the North Country Trail through a scenic and diverse section of the Trap Hills.  We'll hike from Forest Road 400 to Forest Road 630.  Trip leader Ian Shackleford, Ottawa National Forest.
              
Keep checking back.  Other trips are in development!
 

Other events of interest:

May 6:  Creating Gardens for Pollinators and Butterflies.  Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, Porcupine Mountains Folk School.  Registration deadline May 2.

June 1:  Monarchs and Milkweed.  Ottawa National Forest Visitor Center presentation by Sue Trull.  7 PM CT.

June 22:  Impact of Deer Browsing on Shrubs and Wildflowers.  Ottawa National Forest Visitor Center presentation by Dr. Walter Carson.  7 PM CT.

July 22:  Dyeing Yarn Using Natural Dyes.  Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, Porcupine Mountains Folk School. Registration deadline July 15.

July 23:  Exploring Lichens and Linen Stitch Knitting.  Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, Porcupine Mountains Folk School.  Registration deadline July 15.

July 27:  Edible Plants.  Ottawa National Forest Visitor Center presentation by Ian Shackleford.  7 PM CT.

September 30: National Public Lands Day. Watch for volunteer events on your local public lands.


Ottawa National Forest Visitor Center 2017 Summer Program Schedule

Gratiot Lake Conservancy 2017 Calendar


      
        
 


 




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