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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

  • Saturday, September 19th is the 15th annual Coastal Clean-Up!

    MooseWood Nature Center
    (Presque Isle Park)
    2 Peter White Dr.
    Marquette, MI 49855
    September 19, 2015

    The Nature Conservancy is adopting FIVE local beaches this year, and we're going to need all the help we can get to clean our favorite hangouts up as the summer beach season wraps up. This is a multi-state, international cleanup effort that not only focuses on clean... Learn more

  • Third Annual Fall Festival at Echo Lake

    Echo Lake Nature Preserve
    Marquette, Michigan

    September 05, 2015

    Join us at beautiful Echo Lake Nature Preserve to celebrate the changing of the season! Bring your non-motorized boats to float on the lake and listen to the eclectic sounds of the local band Malamute echoing from the cliffs. We will have a guided hike with Michigan ... Learn more

  • Ross Preserve Fall Fest

    Ross Coastal Plain Marsh Preserve
    Covert, Michigan
    September 12, 2015

    Celebrate fall in beautiful southwest Michigan at our first ever Ross Preserve Fall Fest! From 9 AM to noon, join staff from the Conservancy and Sarett Nature Center on a birding hike as we explore this unique preserve in search of feathered friends. S... Learn more

  • Fall Treasure Hunt at Paw Paw Prairie Fen Preserve

    Paw Prairie Fen Preserve
    Mattawan, Michigan
    September 26, 2015

    Join The Nature Conservancy for a guided hike at the Paw Paw Prairie Fen Preserve. Land stewards and scientists will lead you on an exploration as you learn what makes this place so special and what we are doing to protect it. Young and old will delight in wildlife s... Learn more

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