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September 22, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Washtenaw County Emergency Operations Center Conference Room
September 22, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Zoom (Virtual Meeting)
September 23, 2020, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The Board will meet to deliberate on issues facing our county.
September 24, 2020, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
September 24, 2020, 6:30 PM @ Zoom Link (TBD)
The focus is going to be discussing our summary of the public comments from the Appleridge Incident. We're finalizing the summary and it will be formatted as a memo to the Sheriff.
September 25, 2020, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Washtenaw County Health Department
The May 22, 2020 Washtenaw County Board of Health meeting is CANCELLED.
The Board of Health works to identify public health problems and concerns in the community, establish health priorities and advise the Board of Commissioners and Washtenaw County Health Department on issues and possible solutions.
September 12, 2020 - October 11, 2020
Saturday, September 12th - Sunday, October 11
Various Parks and Preserves
The Preserve Challenge is a four week virtual challenge encouraging people to get outside and explore. Join a staff-led event or explore on your own time. Participate by taking a photo or short video of your experience and posting it to social media with #ExploreWashtenaw. If you have a private social media account, email your photo to [email protected] By sharing your experience, you will be entered to win a prize for each week you participate.
September 19, 2020, 10:00 AM - 2:45 PM @ Independence Lake 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. Although there is no age requirement for archery, our instructor recommends that participants be at least 7 years of age and able to pull and hold between 5-8 pounds of tension on the bow for success and safety. Program fee is $10 per family/household, up to 4 members. Only one person is needed to register, as the fee is per family. The check in table will be in our Beach Center parking lot. Three families per 45 minute session. Families will be positioned in their household and in a lane to shoot, however we still ask that family members wear masks during the activity. Register at parksonline.ewashtenaw.org. Registration # IL461100.
September 19, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Virtual
Spiny and smooth, colorful and camouflaged, quite hairy and hairless - caterpillars are an amazingly diverse group of animals! We will look at caterpillar traits that help with identification, learn about ways that caterpillars protect themselves, learn various plants eaten by caterpillars and more. Program is geared for adults and for children ages 8 and up, especially children who are already interested in caterpillars. There will be time for questions at the end. Program led by Faye Stoner.
To join this presentation, visit zoom.us and hit the button for 'join a meeting'. Then enter the code 853 8362 1058 to join.
See you then!
September 20, 2020, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ County Farm Park
*** MEET AT MEDFORD PAVILION*** Late summer plants are bursting with seeds in all shapes, sizes, and textures. Take a leisurely hike and gather a bouquet while learning some botany along the way. This program will offer information and experiences for children and adults alike. Materials for bouquet gathering will be provided. Led by Elle Bogle. Program is limited to 10 people total. Pre-registration is required for everyone attending over the age of 2. Register online at parksonline.ewashtenaw.org. Registration # 811002.
September 20, 2020, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Sharon Mills County Park
Learn about the varied uses of the property from its beginnings as a grist mill to the redevelopment as a small automotive factory. Visitors can also explore the beautiful gardens surrounding the mill.
September 20, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Watkins Lake State Park & County Preserve
We’ll trek around 5.5 miles of trail as we wander through a mix of fields, forests, and lakeside. This wellness and fitness hike provides a fairly level terrain and good for the hiker who is starting to expand the length of their hike. Maybe you even want to try carrying a backpack with some extra weight for an additional workout. Please be sure to bring a mask, sunscreen, bug spray, and water. Space is limited to 10 hikers. To register, email Kelsey Dehring at [email protected]
September 25, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Independence Lake County Park
Gather at the Beach Center to hear The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child read by a professional story reader. Enjoy a campfire, s’more’s, boxed apple juice and popcorn while listening to the stories. Parks Naturalist Shawn Severance will lead a Gruffalo Hunt nature hike. Follow a brave little mouse on a hike to discover the houses of woodland creatures…can we find an underground house, a log pile house and a tree top house? Program fee is $5.00 per family/household, up to 4 members. Only one person is needed to register, as the fee is per family/household. If you are interested in registering, please go to parksonline.ewashtenaw.org search program code- IL461100
September 26, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Blue Heron Bay
Fall flowers are essential for pollinators and other wildlife. We will look at some of the field flowers and wetland flowers that can be found in this highly diverse native prairie, and perhaps learn a few grasses too. Please bring a hand lens if you have one. A plant list will be provided. Shawn Severance leads this walk. 10 people maximum. Please email [email protected] to register. Meet at the Blue Heron Bay Parking Lot.
September 27, 2020, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Sharon Mills County Park