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  1. Calendar Overlay Parks & Recreation Events (4)
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Parks & Recreation Events

  1. Family Nature Adventures: Water In Our World

    May 15, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Independence Lake County Park

    In Michigan, we are lucky enough to experience all sorts of water. Marshes, rivers, ponds, and Great Lakes. During this program we’ll discover how water is important to us, the plants, and animals, and we’ll create our own watershed systems on the beach and visit a marsh. Please wear tall boots that can get wet. Program led by Kelsey Dehring on May 12, led by Elle Bogle on May 15. Pre-registration required. 10 people total on each day. Everyone over the age of 2 requires registration. To register, visit

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  2. Preschool Hike: Explore the Forest Floor

    May 15, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ County Farm Park

    Explore the living world under logs and beneath leaves. We will meet our six-legged, eight-legged and no-legged friends hidden away in the shadows. We will learn how these humble shredders and decomposers are an essential engine for the entire forest. All creatures will be released at the end of the hike. Program is limited to 10 hikers. Pre-registration is required for all hikers over the age of 2. Social distancing and face coverings are required. To register, visit Registration #831003 Hike led by Shawn Severance. For more information email [email protected]

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  3. Bonus Stewardship Saturday

    May 15, 2021, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Weatherbee Woods Preserve

    Weatherbee Woods Preserve is located on the far western boundary of the Rouge River Watershed. This Saturday, we are teaming up with Friends of the Rouge River for Rouge Rescue. Join us to remove garlic mustard and other invasive plants from the woods in order to improve the habitat for native plants and animals. No experience or tools are necessary; be prepared for light hiking and working off trail. Registration is required by emailing Stewardship Coordinator, Katie Carlisle, at [email protected]

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  4. The Power of Flowers Mindfulness Hike

    May 15, 2021, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Park Lyndon

    ** WE'LL MEET AT LYNDON SOUTH** Flowers are smiles from the universe and the month of May is beaming. Roam the woods surrounded by spring blossoms and enjoy a guided meditation while learning a bit of botany with naturalist Elle Bogle and Mindful City’s Julie Woodward. Hike limited to 10 people and masks required. To register, please email [email protected]

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Water Resources

  1. Home Toxics Saturday Collection Event: OPEN

    May 15, 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    The Home Toxics Center provides Washtenaw County residents with a disposal option for flammable, poisonous, toxic, and corrosive materials such as paint, pesticides, cleaners, and more. Visit for a complete list of accepted items. Safety Procedures: - Please wear a mask or face covering - Remain in your vehicle at all times - No change can be made for donations We can only take materials from Washtenaw County residents and not any materials generated by a business (with the exception of pesticides). Visit for more information and our complete list of acceptable and unacceptable materials. Don't want to wait in line? Weekday appointments are available at Questions? Visit 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.

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