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Beating the Bushes

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The Nature Conservancy in Michigan

Sun Ok Treating the Stumps
We use sponge applicators to apply herbicide to the stumps to prevent regrowth. Other jobs you can choose from are cutting and dragging.

Work with other Nature Conservancy volunteers cutting and making brush piles of the invasive shrub honeysuckle that is taking over the upland forest next to the prairie. Tools and training will be provided. As the season progresses you will see a myriad of wildflowers, songbirds, and butterflies, with naturalists present to help with identification. This part of the preserve is not open to the public, so this is your only chance to see it. For even more fun bring your friends!

Bring your phone to Instagram the neat things you see.

P.S. Stick around for Lev’s Bakery chocolate chip cookies and cold Coke at the end of the day.

P.P.S. There will be an optional walk to see cricket frogs after the refreshments.

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About The Nature Conservancy in Michigan


101 East Grand River, Lansing, MI 48906, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.


Michigan Statistics
Membership: 26,532
Volunteers: 350+
Land Protected: The Nature Conservancy has protected 260,422 acres in Michigan through purchase, partnerships and easements.
Preserves Owned: 35, totaling 45,887 acres throughout the Upper and Lower Peninsulas

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Sat Sep 26, 2020
08:45 AM - 12:00 PM  


5701 Raisin Center HighwayTecumseh, MI 49286



  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Botany
  • Youth Services
  • Outdoor Recreation


  • Group


  • Must be at least 2

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