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June 2018
$10.00

Jane Kramer Papermaking Class

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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Join Artist Jane Kramer as she takes participants through the process of making archival-level paper from garlic mustard. Learn about turning plant biomass into pulp and then transforming that into a finished product. All materials are provided, and each participant will take home their own handmade paper. Price: $10.00 per participant - class capped at 10 people, so be sure to register! Registration: Register by clicking here! Or, contact ISN Outreach Specialist Emily Cook at ecook@gtcd.org or 231.941.0960 x 20. Deadline…

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7th Annual Adams Fly Festival & Kayak Raffle

June 2 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Kingsley Public Library, 213 S. Brownson Avenue
Kingsley, MI 49649 United States
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Visit the annual Kingsley Adams Fly Festival for a fun-filled afternoon the whole family can enjoy! Stop by the Grand Traverse Conservation District booth and try your luck for an Old Town Kayak Raffle drawn later that afternoon. Tickets available by contacitng Steve Largent at slargent@gtcd.org or at the Boardman River Nature Center front desk.

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Baby’s Breath Workbee

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Elberta Beach, Benzie County MI United States + Google Map

Join the Invasive Species Network (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…

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FREE

Baby’s Breath Workbee

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Elberta Beach, Benzie County MI United States + Google Map

Join the Invasive Species Network (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…

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FREE

Japanese Barberry Trade-Up Day

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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Trade in your landscaped Japanese barberry for a coupon to a local landscaper or nursery! Receive a $5.00 coupon for every plant you bring us (up to $50.00). We’ll properly dispose of your invasive species and you can go shopping for a non-invasive alternative! Registration: RSVPs are required - please contact ISN Outreach Specialist Emily Cook at ecook@gtcd.org or 231.941.0960 x 20.

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July 2018
FREE

Baby’s Breath Workbee

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Elberta Beach, Benzie County MI United States + Google Map

Join the Invasive Species Network (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…

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Watershed Protection Plan Meeting

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Woodmere Library – McGuire Room, 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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FREE

Baby’s Breath Workbee

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Elberta Beach, Benzie County MI United States + Google Map

Join the Invasive Species Network (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…

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August 2018
FREE

Baby’s Breath Workbee

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Elberta Beach, Benzie County MI United States + Google Map

Join the Invasive Species Network (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…

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Guided Float on the Boardman River

August 8 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Scheck’s State Campground to Brown Bridge Landing, 6024 Brown Bridge Rd
Traverse City, MI United States
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Join District staff on a guided 2-3 hour float along the Boardman River from Schecks State Forest Campground to the Brown Bridge Quiet Area. Step back in time and navigate your watercraft through century old stumps along the relic river channel prior to the former dam impoundment. Witness six years of restoration activities first hand and learn more about the many habitat improvement projects that have taken place since Brown Bridge Dam was removed in 2012. Where: Boardman River, Schecks…

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