Experience the stars, moon, planets over the prairie of Letcher Basin Land & Water Reserve while enjoying wine, fruit, and cheese included with admission. Experts from the Twin City Amateur Astronomers will be on hand to educate us about the night sky, astronomy, and star maps using high-quality telescopes. We expect to see Venus, Jupiter, Saturn,
A Mackinaw Cache blade and a collection of artifacts from the Mackinaw River ParkLands welcomes renowned archeologist, anthropologist, and historian Dr. Michael Wiant to Chinquapin Bluffs on Saturday, October 9th. Dr. Wiant will pull from his extensive research on local Indigenous societies to present on the pre-settlement history of the Mackinaw River valley, focusing on
Help fight back against invasive woody brush such as bush honeysuckle and autumn olive from our community's most beloved preserve. Involves some physical activity navigating unlevel ground, using loppers/handsaws, and handheld herbicide sprayers. Please bring water, work gloves, sturdy shoes and long pants. Sign up to volunteer! For more information: About Merwin Preserve About bush
Collect seeds from a tallgrass prairie remnant! We will meet at the BP gas station in Lexington before caravanning to Cayuga Ridge, which is just north of Pontiac. Please bring water, work gloves, sturdy shoes and long pants. Sign up to volunteer!
Barbed wire fencing removal. Please bring water, work gloves, sturdy shoes and long pants. Sign up to volunteer! About Kenyon-Baller Woods Preserve