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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

  • 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

  • Science Talks: Let’s Get Wild!

    Cranbrook Institute of Science
    April 16, 2015

    Hear Conservation Director Dr. Patrick Doran talk about the best wild places in Michigan and the Great Lakes and what we can do to protect them for the future. MORE 6:30 p.m. – Meet Patrick with a cash bar and light snacks 7:00 p.m. – Lecture Begins 7:45 ... Learn more

  • 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

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