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Claire Peterson

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  1. MISC / CISMA Coordinator Conference Call

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    Topics on the agenda right now include: · Info about potential collaboration with USDA · Discussion of forming regional coordinator meetings · Review of the MISC Core Team meeting (being held March 12th)
  2. Rare or Endangered Species App similar to MISIN?

    Thank you Katie for your input! I will make sure to pass that information and the concern on to Monica.
  3. Hi everyone, I received a phone call from Monica Day with the MSU Extension and she was curious if there was a smartphone app out there that was similar to MISIN but allowed you to submit observations of rare or endangered species? Does anyone know if the state of Michigan has something like that or if there is one that covers a larger area (Midwest, whole US)?
  4. Highland Recreation Area Volunteer Work Day

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    We will likely be pulling garlic mustard. Plants may be small but they should still be visible. Meet at the bike trailhead parking lot on the north side of Livingston Road between Duck Lake and Waterbury Roads. Map/GPS coordinates: 42.639536, -83.576926 More Info: http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10366_10871-162412--,00.html
  5. Waterloo Recreation Area Volunteer Work Day

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    Help us remove oriental bittersweet and invasive shrubs from the higher quality areas of McClure woods. We need to remove scattered outlier invasives and patches of bittersweet to keep them from taking over and crowding out our native plants. Please arrive on time so we can get a prompt start and cover a lot of ground. Meet at the park headquarters at 16345 McClure Road in Chelsea. Map/GPS coordinates: 42.33298, -84.10672 More Info: http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10366_10871-162412--,00.html
  6. Belle Isle Park Volunteer Work Day

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    Join us for stewardship Saturdays. Our winter project will focus on cutting invasive shrubs, especially glossy and common buckthorn and honeysuckle, to restore the wet mesic flatwoods on the island. Meet on Vista Drive at the parking area across from the athletic fields and building. Map/GPS coordinates: 42.340013, -82.979474 More Info: http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10366_10871-162412--,00.html
  7. Pinckney Recreation Area Volunteer Work Day

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    Come out and help remove invasive black locust and other shrubs that don't belong in this dry sand prairie and oak barrens, making room for neat native plants. Meet at the Halfmoon Lake entrance to help out. From North Territorial Road, take Hankerd Road north until you see the entrance on the left. Map/GPS coordinates: 42.4140822,-83.9927 Don’t forget daylight saving time starts today; set your clocks an hour ahead or you could be an hour late to the workday!
  8. Bald Mountain Recreation Area Volunteer Work Day

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    Glossy buckthorn and other invasive, non-native shrubs, continue to slowly move into the Graham Lake Fen area. Let’s stop them in their tracks and protect this rare type of wetland. Meet at the East Graham Boat Launch parking lot on the north side of Predmore Road in the park’s North Unit. Map/GPS coordinates: 42.786267, -83.190904 ***Waterproof boots, either knee-high rubber boots or hip waders, are recommended for this site. Knee-high rubber boots are available to borrow, upon request (please specify size). Availability is limited; first come, first served.
  9. Highland Recreation Area Volunteer Work Day

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    Stop oriental bittersweet and several invasive shrub species from invading this beautiful natural area. We will work in a few thicker areas to slow the spread of these plants farther into Haven Hill Natural Area. Meet at the bike trailhead parking lot on the north side of Livingston Road between Duck Lake and Waterbury Roads. Map/GPS coordinates: 42.639536, -83.576926
  10. Island Lake Recreation Area Volunteer Work Day

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    Help remove autumn olive and other invasive shrubs from the Meadow unit. We need your help to restore these prairies and adjacent woodlands! This work will give native flora and fauna a fighting chance. Meet at the Meadow Picnic Area parking lot. Map/GPS coordinates: 42.5043,-83.7020
  11. Highland Recreation Area Volunteer Work Day

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    Join us in removing invasive shrubs and vines from a high quality natural area! We’ll be removing a smorgasbord of invasive species and we need your help. Meet at the bike trailhead parking lot on the north side of Livingston Road between Duck Lake and Waterbury Roads. Map/GPS coordinates: 42.639536, -83.576926 More Info: http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10366_10871-162412--,00.html
  12. Van Buren State Park Volunteer Work Day

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    Come help us remove Japanese barberry that has invaded this high-quality portion of the dunes! We’ll take a beautiful walk along the trails in the forest searching for invasive plants… while keeping our eyes open for signs of hemlock woolly adelgid! No experience is necessary! Meet at the park headquarters and we will caravan or walk to the work site. GPS coordinates: 42.337038, -86.301764. More Info: http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10366_10871-162412--,00.html
  13. Waterloo Recreation Area Volunteer Work Day

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    We will be searching for oriental bittersweet and invasive shrubs in the higher quality areas of McClure woods. Help us cut scattered, outlier invasives to keep them from taking over; the native flora and fauna will thank us. Please arrive on time so we can get a prompt start and cover a lot of ground. Meet at the park headquarters at 16345 McClure Road in Chelsea. Map/GPS coordinates: 42.33298, -84.10672 More Info: http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10366_10871-162412--,00.html
  14. Grand Mere State Park Volunteer Work Day

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    Join us for a morning removing Japanese barberry and other invasive woody shrubs from some lesser traveled portions of Grand Mere State Park! No experience is necessary as many of these plants stand out from our native understory species and are easy to identify in the winter. Meet at the small parking area at the end of Willow Dr. Please arrive on time as we’ll caravan/carpool to the work location (limited parking). GPS coordinates: 41.985645, -86.553083. More Info: http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10366_10871-162412--,00.html
  15. Belle Isle Park Volunteer Work Day

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    Join us for stewardship Saturdays. Our winter project will focus on cutting invasive shrubs, especially glossy and common buckthorn and honeysuckle, to restore the wet mesic flatwoods on the island. Meet on Vista Drive at the parking area across from the athletic fields and building. Map/GPS coordinates: 42.340013, -82.979474 More Info: http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10366_10871-162412--,00.html
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