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Insect Identification 101 at Maas Family Nature Preserve

Maas Family Nature Preserve 10450 Summit Ave, Rockford, MI, United States

Join the Land Conservancy of West Michigan and insect ecologist James Dunn for an interactive introduction to insect identification! James will share the basics of insect identification, and attendees will explore the nature preserve and capture specimens to practice identifying. Some sweep nets and field...

Second Saturday Workday at Wege Foundation Natural Area

Wege Foundation Natural Area 11715 Vergennes Road, Lowell, United States

Join the Land Conservancy of West Michigan to remove invasive shrubs at Wege Foundation Natural Area and help restore healthier conditions to an important habitat type.  Register on EventBrite About Second Saturday Events The Land Conservancy’s 19 nature preserves contain an incredible diversity of...

CANCELLED – Sedge Identification at Wege Foundation Nature Preserve

Wege Foundation Natural Area 11715 Vergennes Road, Lowell, United States

Plants in the sedge family are notoriously difficult to identify. We’re here to help! Join botanist and LCWM Conservation Director Justin Heslinga for an informative evening at Wege Foundation Natural Area in Lowell. We will discuss the basics of sedge identification and highlight a variety...

Old Growth Forest Network Recognition Ceremony for Flower Creek Dunes Nature Preserve

Flower Creek Dunes Nature Preserve 8501 Meinert Park Road, Montague, MI, United States

Join us in welcoming Flower Creek Dunes Nature Preserve to the Old-Growth Forest Network! Land Conservancy of West Michigan Staff and local botanist, historian, and OGFN volunteer County Coordinator, Bill Martinus, will help lead the hike. From nearby Meinert Park, we will walk along the...

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Second Saturday Workday at Wege Foundation Natural Area

Wege Foundation Natural Area 11715 Vergennes Road, Lowell, United States

Join the Land Conservancy of West Michigan to remove invasive shrubs at Wege Foundation Natural Area and help restore healthier conditions to an important habitat type.  Register on EventBrite About Second Saturday Events The Land Conservancy’s 19 nature preserves contain an incredible diversity of...

Ottawa Sands Guided Hike

Ottawa Sands 18153 North Shore Drive, Ferrysburg, MI, United States

Join the Land Conservancy of West Michigan and botanist Bill Martinus for a guided hike through Ottawa Sands! Throughout the hike, Bill will share about the history and acquisition of the Ottawa Sands property by Ottawa County Parks, as well as basic property information, geology, and...

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Second Saturday Workday at McDuffee Creek Nature Preserve

McDuffee Creek Nature Preserve 11510 N Walnut Ave, Bitely, MI, United States

Join the Land Conservancy of West Michigan to prepare McDuffee Creek Nature Preserve for public exploration!   Register on EventBrite About Second Saturday Events The Land Conservancy’s 19 nature preserves contain an incredible diversity of natural features including prairies, forests, and wetlands that are great...

Walk & Roll through Anderson Woods with Disability Network West Michigan

Anderson Woods 3901 Simonelli Road, Whitehall

Join the Land Conservancy of West Michigan and Disability Network West Michigan for a guided tour of Anderson Woods Nature Preserve! Anderson Woods is a forested, natural area near Muskegon, Whitehall, and Montague, Michigan. An accessible trail system of crushed limestone leads visitors through the preserve’s...

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Second Saturday Workday at Saul Lake Bog

Saul Lake Bog Nature Preserve 10471 Six Mile Road, Rockford, MI, United States

Join the Land Conservancy of West Michigan to collect seeds in the prairie at Saul Lake Bog to expand native grassland habitat at our different nature preserves!  Register on EventBrite About Second Saturday Events The Land Conservancy’s 19 nature preserves contain an incredible diversity...

Celebrating McDuffee Creek Nature Preserve

McDuffee Creek Nature Preserve 11510 N Walnut Ave, Bitely, MI, United States

Through powerful partnerships and community support, the Land Conservancy of West Michigan has protected 300 acres of natural land along the shores of the Little South Branch of the Pere Marquette River and McDuffee Creek. Let’s celebrate making this beautiful landscape available to public exploration!...

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