web analytics

Categorized | Outdoors

Be a Mamma’s Boy…or Girl: Help Mother Nature!

September 11, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon – Woody Invasive Plant Eradication Workshop and Work Day

Presenter Melanie Manion (from the West Michigan Cluster of the Stewardship Network) will teach you to identify many of the most common invasive plants in West Michigan plus learn tips and tricks on how to eradicate them. Related activities for children ages 4-12 will provided during the workshop. Then, everyone can get hands on experience removing these species from HCNC. FREE, but registration requested. Please call or e-mail HCNC and let us know how many people are coming, how many children and a contact number or e-mail.

This event qualifies for a stamp on your Connecting Families with Nature Passport. Visit www.kentconservation.org/families for details on completing your passport.

September 16, 6:00-8:00 p.m. – Woodlot Management Workshop

Learn how to manage your land for wildlife or timber harvesting. Presenters include Andy Henriksen, NRCS State Forester: healthy forests and setting management goals; Matt Soehnel, Kent County District Conservationist: local assistance programs; and Paul Rogers, HCNC Advisory Committee: demonstration sites at HCNC. FREE, but registration is requested. Please call or e-mail, so we know how many to expect and give a phone number or e-mail address.

September 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. – “Connecting with Nature” Day at the John Ball Zoo

Come visit HCNC staff at the John Ball Zoo! We will be hosting a booth with activities for children along with many other environmental and outdoor education organizations. Fall admission to the zoo is $3 ages 3-13 and $3.50 for all who are older. There is no charge for the activity booths.

This post was written by:

- who has written 19598 posts on Cedar Springs Post Newspaper.

Contact the author

Comments are closed.



Get Your Copy of The Cedar Springs Post for just $40 a year!