Excluding the Deer

On August 19, 2015, eight hammer-wielding CWC supporters converged at the Kabana Preserve at the Hall’s Lake Natural to hang, stretch and nail fencing for the deer exclosure demonstration project. This long-term project, partially funded by a Community Action Mini-grant from the Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative (WIN), and partially supported by individual contributors, is intended […]

Summer Mushrooms at the Hall’s Lake Natural Area

It may seem counter-intuitive to look for mushrooms on a hot, dry July day. Most Michiganders think of hunting for morels from mid-April thru May. But local expert, Sister Marie Kopin, will tell you mushrooms can be found here nearly year-round. On Saturday, July 25, 2015, sixteen hunters took to the trails at the Hall’s […]

Scavenger Hunting – Photographic Style

On Saturday, June 27, twenty participants enjoyed an old game with a new twist during the photographic scavenger hunt at the Hall’s Lake Natural Area. Local preserve stewards Judy and Larry Schaftenaar created an entertaining and educational 16-stop (plus a bonus question!) trail of natural treasures to be found at the Hall’s Lake Natural Area. […]