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August 3, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ remote meeting (via Zoom)
Due to the impacts of COVID-19, all Coalition for Action on Remediation of Dioxane (CARD) meetings will be remote on Zoom until further notice. If you haven't gotten the Zoom link from the CARDcore email list please email CARD Secretary Beth at [email protected]
CARD meets the first Tuesday of the month. Once each quarter there is a day-time meeting. Please be aware that meeting dates and times are subject to change with short notice and all CARD meetings are audio and video recorded.
August 10, 2021, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Parks Administrative Offices
August 16, 2021, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Western Washtenaw Service Center
THE FOLLOWING CHAPTER 20 DRAINS ARE AFFECTED:
Allen Creek & Branches
East Branch of Big Marsh
Huron River Green Infrastructure
Huron River Pollution Abatement
Malletts Creek & Branches
Michigan Avenue East Central
Millers Creek Ann Arbor
North Branch of Stony Creek
North Ford Lake Consolidated
North Whittaker Road #1
Swift Run Extensions & Branches
Traver Creek & Branches
Upper Paint Creek
Whittaker Road Tile
Whittaker – Textile
Willow Run Extension #1 & Branches
Ypsilanti Township Drain (YTD) #1
YTD #1 Consol.
YTD #2 Consol.
YTD #7 Extension
YTD #9 Extension
YTD #13 Extension
August 7, 2021, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ West Lake Preserve
Picturesque views of open fields, mature forests, and lake edge provide a perfect backdrop for some summer birding. All levels of birders are welcome. Please bring binoculars. Space is limited to 12 birders. Email Kelsey at [email protected] to register.
August 7, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ County Farm Park
Late summer is a busy time in the meadow. We will go on a gentle hike to take an up-close look at life in a typical North American meadow and learn about the secret lives of mice. Hike led by Shawn Severance. For ages 2- 5. Pre-registration is required - Space is limited to 5 children per section, accompanied by one adult. Please register child and adult, no unregistered siblings. Each hike is limited to 10 total people.
August 7, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ West Lake Preserve
We’ll have our heads in the clouds as we learn about the different types of clouds and make our own clouds to take home! This program is led by Kelsey Dehring. Pre-registration is required - maximum 12 people total. Register everyone over the age of 2. To register, visit parksonline.ewashtenaw.org
August 10, 2021, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Northfield Woods & Arbor Woods Preserves
August is about celebrating plants of all colors, sizes, and shapes. They support hundreds of animals from butterflies to snakes to birds, as well as decorating the planet in beauty. Spend the morning exploring the exquisite Northfield Woods Preserve with naturalist Elle Bogle to experience this beauty for yourself. Hike limited to 12 people. Pre-registration required. Email [email protected] to register.
August 11, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ County Farm Park
****Meet at Medford Pavilion****
Join us for an evening of serene immersion in nature. We will enjoy a guided meditation, followed by a silent sensory hike along lush paths and tunnels of trees. Discover the soothing power of community communion in the natural world. Co-led by naturalist Elle Bogle and Julie Woodward of Mindful City Ann Arbor. Please bring a water bottle and bug spray. Hike is limited to 12 people and pre-registration is required. Email [email protected] to register for this program.
August 13, 2021, 9:00 PM - August 14, 2021, 1:00 AM @ Independence Lake County Park
Enjoy a night under the summer stars! Bring your blankets. We will gaze upon constellations and possibly see “shooting stars” from the Perseid Meteor Shower. Park Naturalist, Kelsey Dehring, will be walking around during the evening to point out various night sky objects. Plans are in place for a small fire and s’mores. If it ends up being a cloudy night, then we will go on a creatures of the night hike. Program fee is $5 per family/household, up to 4 members. Only one person is needed to register per family, as fee is per family. 50 slots available. Pre-registration is required online at parksonline.ewashtenaw.org. Registration # IL461100. The check in table will be at the Beach Center Pavilion. Contact Julie at [email protected] or [email protected] or Kelsey at [email protected] if you have any questions.
August 14, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ County Farm Park
Join us the second Saturday of every month to help the environment and explore new places. Britton Woods is the only area of County Farm Park that has never been historically farmed. Help us preserve this high quality woodland by volunteering to remove invasive plants. No experience needed; all tools and know-how will be provided. Email Katie at [email protected] to register.
August 15, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Staebler Farm County Park
This introductory program to archery covers safety and basic shooting skills. All archery equipment is provided, and no prior archery experience is required. For ages 8 and up. Space limited to 12 people per section. Register online at parksonline.ewashtenaw.org. Registration #841007. Program led by Kelsey Dehring. Email [email protected] with any questions.
August 15, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Staebler Farm County Park
August 18, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ West Lake Preserve
Dragonflies are over 300 million years old, yet have changed very little since they first appeared on Earth. Come learn all about nature’s perfect predators, their life cycles, and look for the adults while hiking the trails of Westlake Preserve. Led by Elle Bogle. Ages 55 and Up. Limited to 12 people and pre-registration is required. Email [email protected] to register.
August 19, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ West Lake Preserve
Learn all about dragonflies, including the different stages of their life cycle and where they live in those stages. Take a hike to look for the adult dragonflies and get an up close look at the Earth’s oldest flying insect and nature’s perfect predator. Led by Elle Bogle. Please bring a water bottle and bug spray. For children ages 7 -11. Limited to 6 children, no unregistered siblings please. To register, please visit parksonline.ewashtenaw.org
August 21, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Independence Lake County Park
Hike through a spectacular prairie remnant to appreciate the abundance and beauty of late summer, and deepen skill with botanical identification of wildflowers. Please bring sun protection, water and tick repellant if desired. Hike led by Shawn Severance. Pre-registration is required. Email Shawn at [email protected] to register. Program limited to 10 people.