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Volunteer Enrichment Workshop Grass River Natural Area

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Date:
April 29
Time:
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Organizer

Grass River Natural Area
Email:
tina@grassriver.org

Venue

Grass River Natural Area
6500 Alden Hwy.
Bellaire, MI United States
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Phone:
231.533.8314

What: Volunteer Enrichment Workshop

When: Saturday, April 29, 9:00am – 12:30pm

Where: Grass River Natural Area, 6500 Alden Hwy, Bellaire, MI 49615, USA

Description: Volunteer Enrichment Workshop —
The workshop will run from 9 am to 12:30 pm and will include breakout sessions for nature education and interpretation, tree ID and signs of disease, invasive species ID and bird ID and monitoring. We will also have a special guest speaker from Michigan Natural Features Inventory (MNFI) to present about the history of natural features at GRNA!

You can register here for one of the four breakout sessions: http://www.grassriver.org/rsvp.html
If you have any questions feel free to contact Kendra at volunteer@grassriver.org or 231-676-8302.

Agenda:
GRNA VOLUNTEER ENRICHMENT DAY
Saturday, April 29
9 am-12:30 pm

8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. Sign-in and refreshments

9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Welcome/Overview of goals and layout of training

Short presentation on GRNA:
9:30 – 9:45 a.m. General info about center/property

Safety at GRNA:
9:45 -10:00 a.m. Introduction to the handbook

10:00 -11:00 a.m. Breakout training sessions: volunteers may opt in any training they like
Education Volunteers and Docents•Nature education and interpretive training
Trail Monitors and Land and Trail Stewards •Tree ID, signs of disease, proper pruning, etc.
•Invasive species *ID Conservation Steward •Bird ID and monitoring
**Additional sessions may be added depending on interest

11:00-11:15 Break/Snack

11:15 – 12:15 Guest speaker: History of Natural Features and Ecology of GRNA

12:15 –12:30 Wrap up and thanks

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