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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!
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
11:15 – 12:15 Guest speaker: History of Natural Features and Ecology of GRNA
12:15 –12:30 Wrap up and thanks