White Lake Guided Nature Walks – September

Second Saturdays

From 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the second Saturday of every month, we will host a volunteer event that focuses on ecological restoration activities including invasive species removal, seed collecting, and native plant installation. Volunteers may also be involved with trail maintenance, general clean-up, or other tasks that help visitors better enjoy our magnificent natural areas.

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White Lake Guided Nature Walks – September

September 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

About White Lake Guided Nature Walks

Explore and enjoy the pristine natural areas of White Lake as you are led by an expert area naturalist. Each walk will feature a specific topic, such as coastal dune conservation, local ecology, or the importance and challenge of maintaining natural areas in the city.

Established in 2006, White Lake Guided Nature Walks take place June through October on the first Saturday of each month. There is no cost to attend.

The program is a partnership of Great Lakes Consulting, the White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Land Conservancy of West Michigan. It is sponsored by Arconic (formally Alcoa Howmet) and coordinated by Great Lakes Consulting.

Details

About the Walk

The topic for September’s walk is “The Challenge of Dune Conservation.” This walk takes place at Meinert Park, and the meeting location is the lower parking lot. The guide for this walk is the land protection director for the Land Conservancy of West Michigan, April Scholtz. Read more about April on the “About Our Team” section of our website, or click here.

The walk will begin at 10:30 a.m. sharp and will end at approximately noon. The walk is free, however State or local park fees apply.

What should you bring?

Attendees are encouraged to bring insect repellant, water, and snacks if needed. Dress appropriately for the weather, and wear comfortable and sturdy shoes. Other suggested items to bring include: sunscreen, hat, umbrella, binoculars, camera, sketchpad, and pencils or pens.

Registration

Registration for walks is suggested but not required. To register for a walk, please contact the White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce (see info below).

Contact

Walks will take place regardless of weather, unless conditions are unsafe.  Please call Tanya Cabala at (231) 292-8188 to confirm on the day of the walk if you have questions.

For more information about the program, contact the White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at (231) 893-4585 or Tanya Cabala at tcabala@charter.net or her office phone at (231) 981-0016.

Directions

Individuals unfamiliar with locations can meet at the White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at 124 W. Hanson Street in Whitehall at 10 a.m. to receive detailed directions or to carpool out to surrounding locations. Parking is available.

Details

Date:
September 2
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Venue

Meinert Park
8355 Meinert Park Rd
Montague, MI 49437 United States
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