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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 12, 2020, 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Independence Lake County Park
Bring the family out for an evening of fishing. Poles, bait, and instruction provided; bring your own poles if you’d like. Anyone 17 or older will need a fishing license. 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 placed along the path by the fishing pier. Two families per 45 minute session. Families will be positioned on opposite sides of the fishing dock.If you are interested in registering please go to parksonline.ewashtenaw.org. Registration # IL461100.
September 12, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ DeVine Preserve
Join us the second Saturday of every month to help the environment and explore new places. Help us improve the diversity of the forest by removing buckthorn with hand tools. Registration is required, but no previous experience is necessary. Be prepared for working off-trail by wearing long pants and closed-toe shoes. Please be sure to bring a mask, drinking water, and anything else you need to work comfortably outside. Workday led by Katie Carlisle. To register, email Katie at [email protected] Limit is 10 volunteers.
September 12, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Washtenaw County Home Toxics Center
The Home Toxics Center provides Washtenaw County residents with a disposal option for flammable, poisonous, toxic and corrosive materials.
New Safety Procedures:
- Please wear a mask or face covering
- Remain in your vehicle at all times
- No change can be made for donations
As always, we can only take materials from Washtenaw County residents and not any materials generated by a business (with the exception of pesticides). Visit washtenaw.org/hometoxics for more information and our complete list of acceptable and unacceptable materials. Don't want to wait in line? Weekday appointments are available - call (734) 222-3950 or schedule your appointment online at washtenaw.org/hometoxics.
Questions? Visit washtenaw.org/hometoxics for more information or call our hotline at (734) 222-3950. Leave a voicemail if you do not reach a staff member, this number is not staffed outside of business hours.