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May

Spring Wildflower Walk at Fernwood Botanical Garden

May 5, 2018 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Discover the beauty of spring wildflowers on a guided hike through Fernwood Botanical Garden.

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Stewardship Day at Jens Jensen Preserve

May 12, 2018 from 10:00am to Noon

Join us for a Stewardship day at Jens Jensen Preserve on Saturday, May 12 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

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Sustainable Living Series: Session I

May 19, 2018 from 10:00am to Noon

Forest Ecology: Managing Your Backyard Trees. Join COL and certified arborist, Christian Siewert, from C&A Arborists to learn about tree care and proper tree management for your own yard!

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June

Sustainable Living Series: Session II

June 9, 2018 from 10:00am to Noon

Join COL and Verdant Hollow Farms to learn about the art and science of creating and managing a vibrant and productive organic vegetable garden in your backyard.

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Stewardship Day at Robinson Woods Preserve

June 9, 2018 from 10:00am to Noon

Join us for a Stewardship Day at Robinson Woods Preserve on Saturday, June 9 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

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Tie Dye for 4th of July

June 23, 2018 from 11:00am to Noon

Have a little fun with COL as we explore the world of tie-dying! Join us as we take a short walk through Turtle Creek Preserve and talk about how people have dyed clothes throughout history. After the walk everyone will get to tie-dye their own shirt!

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Munchin' on the Preserve: Benefits of Composting

June 27, 2018 from 11:00am to Noon

Want to learn how composting can benefit you and your garden? COL welcomes Nancy Carpenter from Berrien County Conservation District to share her knowledge on how to properly compost food scrapes and yard waste at home during this summer lunch and learn series!

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July

Sustainable Living Series: Session III

July 14, 2018 from 10:00am to Noon

Join Chikaming Open Lands and Jack Pizzo from The Pizzo Group to learn the art and science of creating a sustainable native landscape in your own backyard!

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Stewardship Day at Flynn Woods Preserve

July 14, 2018 from 10:00am to Noon

Join us for a Stewardship Day at Flynn Woods Preserve Saturday, July 14 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

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Munchin' on the Preserve: Water Quality in Michigan

July 18, 2018 from 11:00am to Noon

Join Erik Elgin the Water Resource Educator from Michigan State Extension as he talks about water quality in our wetlands, lakes and rivers, how to monitor and protect our local waterways and what type of wildlife calls our aquatic habitats home.

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August

Stewardship Day at Flynn Woods Preserve

August 11, 2018 from 10:00am to Noon

Join us for a Stewardship Day at Flynn Woods Preserve on Saturday, August 11 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

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Munchin' on the Preserve: All About Beekeeping

August 22, 2018 from 11:00am to Noon

Enter the world of bees with local beekeeper, Charmi Keranen!

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September

Stewardship Day at Wilson Woods Preserve

September 8, 2018 at 10:00am

Join us for a Stewardship Day at Wilson Woods Preserve on Saturday, September 8 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

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Ninth Annual Barn Benefit

September 22, 2018 from 5:00pm to 7:30pm

Join us at the wonderful Granor Farm for the Ninth Annual Barn Benefit!

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October

Stewardship Day at Burns Prairie Preserve

October 13, 2018 from 10:00am to Noon

Join us for a Stewardship Day at Burns Prairie Preserve on Saturday, October 13 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

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November

Stewardship Day at Dayton Wet Prairie Preserve

November 10, 2018 from 10:00am to Noon

Join us for a Stewardship Day at Dayton Wet Prairie Preserve on Saturday, November 10 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

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