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It's free fishing weekend in Michigan! Come learn all about the fish that inhabit Independence Lake, where they live, and what they eat. We will sample fish with a beach seine net and identify what we catch. All fish will be released at the end of the program. Please wear shoes and shorts appropriate for going in the water. Program led by Darryl Hondorp, Research Fish Biologist with the US Geological Survey and Shawn Severance, Parks Naturalist. Pre-registration is required - maximum 5 children. To register your child, visit parksonline.ewashtenaw.org. Registration #841004.
Rolling Hills – meet near the pond, located down the hill from the Lodge
Park entry fee required
Children and adults alike are welcome to come and participate in Michigan’s Free Fishing weekend. Poles, bait and instruction provided; bring your own poles if you’d like. No license needed! Bring sunscreen and a water bottle! For more information email Kelsey Dehring at [email protected] Pre-registration required - max. 10 people per session. Please register at parksonline.ewashtenaw.org. (Registration #841001 Section A: 10 – 11am, Section B: 11am – noon.)
Join us the second Saturday of every month to help the environment and explore new places. Volunteers are needed to help remove non-native plants from this woodland along the Huron River. No prior experience is needed; social distancing and face coverings are required. Led by Stewardship Coordinator Katie Carlisle. Email [email protected] to register.
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 washtenaw.org/hometoxics for a complete list of accepted items.
- 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 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 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.