2013 Native Plant Society Field Trips and other events
June 22 Redboat Resource Project, near Marenisco, MI Susan Trull, botanist. Learn how Ottawa National Forest resource management affects plant communities.
July 13 Trap Hills northeast of
north of Trout Creek, MI
Quita Sheehan, botanist. Interesting wetland area.
August 3 Frog Bay Tribal National Park (Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa) and Houghton Falls State Natural Area, Bayfield County WI
Colleen Matula, botanist
Possible optional overnight stay to allow for visiting more great spots on Sunday
September 7 Victoria Reservoir near Rockland MI
Botany and history trip. Walk on the bottom of the lake! (it will be drained).
Ian Shackleford, botanist
Keep checking back. Other trips are possible!
such as Lightfoot Bay / Baraga County waterfalls (near Skanee MI)
and Winter Tree and Shrub ID snowshoe/ski (winter 2013/2014)
Other events of interest:
August 24 - 25 Aquatic Plants Workshop, Gratiot Lake, Keweenaw
Janet Marr, botanist
These have been annual events at Gratiot Lake. Also
August 26 Lakeshore restoration at Gratiot Lake
Keep checking for details at
September 28 National Public Lands Day
Find a volunteer work project near you at www.publiclandsday.org, or
watch for a possible Ottawa National Forest project to be announced