What's going on in the River Raisin Watershed?

Lenawee County Conservation District's Annual Meeting

01/16/20

6pm

Location:  The Centre, 1800 W. US 223, Adrian, MI  49221

In Advance Price:  Adults-$15.00   Children under 10 yrs.-$10.00

At the Door Price:  Adults-$20.00  Children under 10 yrs.-$15.00

Program to include:

Conservation Farmer of the Year

Lenawee Conservation District Year in Review

Followed by:  "History of the Saline Salt Springs" presented by Jim Peters, Saline Area Historical Society President

RSVP by calling (517) 263-7400 Ext. 3

Washtenaw County Conservation District's Annual Meeting

01/16/20

6:30pm

Location: Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds

Keynote speaker: Gabriela Quinlan, PhD candidate at Michigan State University on  Michigan’s Native Bees. Michigan is home to a huge diversity of native, wild bees. Come hear about their fascinating life history, learn some tips for identifying bees in your backyard, and learn ways you can support these communities.

Catered dinner by Moveable Feast, cost is $12 per person.  Event will include local conservation awards ceremony and door prize drawing. 
RSVP with the District Manager, Megan DeLeeuw at 734-761-6721 Ext. 5 or megan.deleeuw@macd.org.

Water Quality Forum

01/22/20

6-8pm

Location: Ruckert Auditorium at Siena Heights University's Dominican Hall: 1247 Siena Heights Dr. Adrian, MI 49221.

The Lenawee Conservation District and Lenawee County Farm Bureau are hosting a forum on water quality for anyone to come and ask questions about our water. Please come with questions you have about water, especially relating to agriculture and water quality. Representatives from The Nature Conservancy, Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Lenawee Conservation District, Lenawee County Farmer, Erb Family Foundation, and Lenawee County Farm Bureau will be on a panel to answer your questions.

Monroe County Conservation District's Annual Meeting

01/23/20

6pm

Location: Prince of Peace Church, Ida, MI

Tickets are $10. Please call Catherine Acerboni, District Manager, to RSVP at 734.265-9311.

Nature Walk: Sterling State Park

02/02/20

2-4pm

Location: Sterling State Park, Monroe (Map here)

February 2 is World Wetlands Day, and in celebration we are partnering with Michigan DNR at Sterling State Park to check out their wetlands, talk about their history, and learn about their wetland restoration projects at the park. Please park at the small parking lot on the right before passing the large pond. We will begin our walk there. Dress for the weather!

Invasive Species Seminar

02/05/20

10:30am-12:30pm

Location: Scio Twp Hall: 827 N. Zeeb Rd. Ann Arbor, MI 48103

RSVP: To Coordinator Shikha Singh at shikha.singh@macd.org

The JLW CISMA is holding this Invasive Species Seminar to teach landscaping/lawn care professionals and anyone interested in the invasive species in our area, how to ID them, and how to get rid of them. Event is FREE and refreshments provided.

Nature Walk: Indian Crossing Trails

02/22/20

9-11am

Location: Indian Crossing Trails, Park behind the Senior Community Center in Tecumseh: 703 E. Chicago Blvd, Tecumseh, MI 49286 (Map here)

Join RRWC and the City of Tecumseh's Parks and Recreation Director on National Wildlife Day for a hike through the forest and along the River Raisin. Trails are dirt and uneven, please wear good walking shoes. If there's snow, you can rent snowshoes (only 10 pairs, so please RSVP to rrwc@lenawee.mi.us if you're coming and would like snowshoes). We will learn about the plants and animals along the river and restoration efforts being done by the City.

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