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Stewardship Workday at Flower Creek Dunes (Second Saturday)

Details Time to get to work on one of our newest nature preserve additions! This will be the first summer for the new addition at Flower Creek Dunes Nature Preserve. Over the winter, a cottage was removed from a high point on the dunes and soon new...

A Day on the Burn Crew

Long before the state of Michigan was made up of a patchwork of geometric farm fields, sprawling cities, meandering highways, and stretches of forest, the state was made up mostly of a dynamic mixture of three landscapes--prairie, oak savanna, and oak forest. Those habitats shifted...

Putting Nature in its Place

On a bright clear morning in early December, I watched a bulldozer tear up the land.  Back and forth it worked, methodically stripping vegetation from the ground and skimming off the soil. Behind it, an excavator ripped into a hillside and piled the dirt a few...

Black Friday Prairie Planting

Another day of collecting seeds of native prairie plants to use in restoration projects at Saul Lake Bog and other nature preserves....

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