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May 2019

Bundy Hill Geology Hike

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bundy Hill Preserve, West River Road
Remus, MI 49340 United States
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Explore the fascinating geology of the Bundy Hill area with Dr. Fred Heck, professor of geology and Ferris State University. In contrast to the flat and fertile farmland of the Saginaw River Watershed, the 100-acre Bundy Hill Preserve features scenic rolling hills and massive boulders. This event is free and open to the public. Advanced registration is not required. Directions to the preserve: bit.ly/Bundy-Hill-Preserve

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June 2019

National Trails Day Hikes

June 1 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

June 1st is National Trails Day! Hiking alone is fun; hiking with friends is better! Celebrate National Trails Day with us by spending the day hiking at one of our four flagship preserves. At 8:00AM join us for a hike at Sylvan Solace Preserve. At 10:30AM we’ll be at the Bundy Hill Preserve for a hike to the summit. 1:30PM will find us hiking at Hall’s Lake Natural Area. Finally at 4:00PM join us at Audubon Woods Preserve to close…

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Insect Exploration at Sylvan Solace Preserve

June 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Sylvan Solace Preserve, 4561 W. Pickard Rd
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 United States
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Let's explore the fields and woods of Sylvan Solace Preserve in search of insects! We'll look under logs, on leaves and flowers, on the ground and on tree trunks. We will bring bug boxes, nets, spoons and field guides to aid our investigation. Meet Interpretive Naturalist Jeanne Henderson at Sylvan Solace Preserve, 4 W. Pickard Road, Mt. Pleasant, protected by the Chippewa Watershed Conservancy.  Please leave pets home out of consideration for the other participants and the guest lecturer. FREE…

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Hall’s Lake Stewardship Saturday

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hall’s Lake Natural Area Remus, MI 49340 United States + Google Map

Join us at the beautiful Hall's Lake Natural Area for our third Stewardship Saturdays outing of 2019. Volunteers will help CWC staff and board members maintain hiking trails and remove invasive species. No experience is necessary. All tools and training will be provided. Advanced registration is not required. P.S. We love seeing kids participate in stewardship!

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Leave No Trace Hike

June 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bundy Hill Preserve, West River Road
Remus, MI 49340 United States
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Leave No Trace is a globally recognized set of outdoor ethics. LNT ethics address human behaviors to both protect and enhance natural areas and the recreational experiences we participate in within their boundaries. CWC staff, Alexis Wixson, along with intern Katelyn Maylee will lead this interactive program at our Bundy Hill Preserve. Bring the whole family to this program, all ages and experience levels are welcome. Come out and learn how to protect the places you love by leaving only…

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July 2019

Chippewa River Water Festival

July 13 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Island Park, 331 N. Main St.
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858 United States
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The 3rd Annual Chippewa River Water Festival is a fun, free and family-friendly event that features Michigan musicians, storytellers and speakers for the purpose of promoting water conservation, environmental education, the Chippewa River, and community health. The mission of the festival is to create a family-friendly festival that brings our community together to learn about, celebrate, and promote the Chippewa River and the role water plays in our lives.

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