Northern Michigan Events: Explore winter wildlife, snow or no snow, on a nature hike with the Leelanau Conservancy. Knowledgeable docents will guide you through the beautiful natural areas, curiosity in hand. Please call 256.9665 for reservations. For a list of directions and maps is also available.
Saturday January 14th 1pm
Winter Mushrooming and More at Kehl Lake Natural Area
Are there mushrooms in winter? What do animals and other living things do to survive and thrive? Why do we even have Winter? Join mushroom expert Ed Reinert and Docents Ann McInnis and Holly Pharmer to explore or answers to these questions and more. If you own snowshoes, and the snow is deep, please bring them and meet near the kiosk.
Saturday January 28th 10am
Tracks and Trails at Houdek Dunes Natural Area
Have you gotten your Vitamin G this winter? Find out how this can improve your health while at the same time discover clues that suggest the strategies used by wildlife to successfully manage their winter living. Explore with docents Ann McInnis, Ed Arnfield, and Judy Smart as they search for tracks and trails, browse and scats and much more that all contribute to the wildlife’s winter story at this wonderful former-ice-contact natural area. If you own snowshoes, and the snow is deep, please bring them and meet near the kiosk.