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July 2017

Native Landscaping Tour & Workbee with the Master Gardeners

July 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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Our continued thanks to the Master Gardener Association of Northwest Michigan for their hard work in maintaining the demonstration gardens at the Boardman River Nature Center!   We'll begin at 5:00pm with a tour of the native gardens at the Nature Center. From 5:30pm-7:30pm we'll get to work to make the gardens shine (plant plants, design new areas, spread compost and mulch, etc.).   It's a great way to meet new people, learn about native plants, and learn from experienced…

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August 2017

Baby’s Breath Workbee

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Elberta Beach, Benzie County MI United States + Google Map

Join ISN and the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy as we work to remove invasive baby's breath from Elberta Beach in Benzie County! Spreading easily over northwest Michigan's beaches and dunes, baby's breath crowds out native plants and degrades important habitat. We need your help to restore Elberta Beach back to a diverse, healthy landscape! With a deep taproot, removal is hard work but extremely rewarding. Shovels and other tools will be provided but please bring your own work gloves…

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