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April 2017
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Parklands Spring Clean-up

April 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Parklands

When: Multiple Wednesdays - April 5th, April 12th, and April 19th, from 9:30am-12:00pm Where: Various parklands throughout Grand Traverse County Shortly after snowmelt is a great time of year to remove unwanted debris and miscellaneous items from our local parklands. In addition to cleaning up the parks, small scale park enhancement projects will take place. Contact us today to learn more about which parklands will be of focus this year, and what you can do to help! Registration: RSVPs are…

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Parklands Spring Clean-up

April 12 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Parkland August Enews

When: Multiple Wednesdays – April 5th, April 12th, and April 19th, from 9:30am-12:00pm Where: Various parklands throughout Grand Traverse County Shortly after snowmelt is a great time of year to remove unwanted debris and miscellaneous items from our local parklands. In addition to cleaning up the parks, small scale park enhancement projects will take place. Contact us today to learn more about which parklands will be of focus this year, and what you can do to help! Registration: RSVPs are…

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Seedling Packing – Volunteer Opportunity

April 18 @ 10:00 am - April 20 @ 4:00 pm
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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When: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, April 18th through April 20th, from 10:00am-4:00pm If you are looking for a volunteer opportunity in April, come help us pack seedling orders! There are various shifts available. Sign up for a shift today by clicking here! For questions, please contact Kelly Dillan at kellydillan@aol.com or call 231-941-0960.

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Parklands Spring Clean-up

April 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Parklands Photo

When: Multiple Wednesdays – April 5th, April 12th, and April 19th, from 9:30am-12:00pm Where: Various parklands throughout Grand Traverse County Shortly after snowmelt is a great time of year to remove unwanted debris and miscellaneous items from our local parklands. In addition to cleaning up the parks, small scale park enhancement projects will take place. Contact us today to learn more about which parklands will be of focus this year, and what you can do to help! Registration: RSVPs are…

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Earth Day Planting Workbee

April 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Hickory Meadows, Randolph Street Trailhead
Traverse City, MI United States
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Earth Day- 2015- Childrens House (6)

Join our Parklands program staff on the restoration of a utility corridor that was recently upgraded by Traverse City Light and Power. The corridor has already been seeded with a high quality of native grasses and forbs, but your help is needed to plant a variety of native trees and shrubs using basic hand tools. Come join us to get your hands dirty and actively restore one of your local downtown parklands! Registration: RSVPs required; to register or for questions,…

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Arbor Day Planting Workbee

April 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Join our Parklands program staff in celebrating Arbor Day (actual Arbor Day is Friday, April 28th) by planting small bareroot native trees and shrubs to restore areas impacted by the removal of Brown Bridge Dam. This is a great opportunity to actively connect with the parkland by exploring new areas, meeting new people, and learning about many exciting project taken place on the property. Refreshments and a light snack will be provided. Sign up today! Registration: RSVPs are required; contact…

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May 2017
FREE

Garlic Mustard Workbee and Lunch (Grand Traverse County)

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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Garlic mustard_WI DNR

Join the Invasive Species Network (ISN) to remove invasive garlic mustard. Volunteers will work hand-in-hand with staff to target this plant and learn valuable information about invasive species management. After, join us for a free lunch made with garlic mustard! Volunteers will receive an ISN t-shirt and invasive species field book as a thank you for participating. For more information, please visit www.habitatmatters.org or contact Emily Cook at ecook@gtcd.org or 231.941.0960x20.

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