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Field Trips and Events

Take advantage of a Michigan event or field trip! Complimentary, and open to the public, don’t miss out on these great opportunities to meet Conservancy scientists, spend time outdoors, and get an in-depth look at our conservation work. In addition, visit our volunteer page to learn more about volunteer opportunities and how you can help protect the lands and waters on which all life depends. For questions or additional information on an event or field trip, contact us at (517) 316-2260.

Special Events

  • Spring Treasure Hunt

    Nan Weston Nature Preserve at Sharon Hollow
    May 02, 2015

    Join us for our annual Spring Treasure Hunt at the Nan Weston Nature Preserve at Sharon Hollow in Grass Lake, Michigan. An event for all ages, rediscover spring with Conservancy scientists on a special guided tour of this preserve. Young and old alike will delight in... Learn more

  • Laughing Whitefish Lake Preserve Trail Clean-up

    Laughing Whitefish Lake Preserve
    May 09, 2015

    Help with trail maintenance on the George Shiras III Discovery Trail while enjoying spring ephemerals. We will hold our annual Spring Trail Clean-up on Saturday May 9, 2015 at 9:00am. We will cut any downed trees across the trail, clear brush and leaves to make the t... Learn more

  • Science Talks: Getting Connected

    Cranbrook Institute of Science
    June 11, 2015

    Freshwater Ecologist Mary Khoury will explain what “connectivity” means to river systems in the Great Lakes and why it’s so important to the health of our rivers and the creatures that live in them. MORE 6:30 p.m. – Meet Mary with a cash bar a... Learn more

  • Science Talks: Just Dune It!

    Cranbrook Institute of Science
    May 07, 2015

    Learn how Eastern Lake Michigan Project Manager Shaun Howard and his crew are working with partners to restore, manage and protect the world’s largest freshwater dune system. MORE 6:30 p.m. – Meet Shaun with a cash bar and light snacks 7:00 p.m. – L... Learn more

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