Winter Tree Identification Walk Provides Different Perspective at Sylvan Solace

Saturday, February 28 dawned clear and cold, at about 8 below zero. But by the 10 a.m. start time, a hardy group was raring to explore the reaches of Sylvan Solace Preserve to practice tree identification. Central Michigan University student intern Jonathan Breithaupt took the group around the preserve to look at and identify many of […]

Discovering Animal Tracks at Sylvan Solace Preserve

Animal Tracks in Winter.  There is no better time than the middle of winter for a walk at Sylvan Solace Preserve to see animal tracks. On Saturday, January 24, 2015, Mike LeValley, the Environmental Educator for the Isabella Conservation District, began our program by giving participants a chance to see and feel the winter pelts […]