Below are some of the upcoming events offered in our area through the Boardman River Nature Center, Plant It Wild, and The Botanic Gardens at Historic Barns Park. Check each of their websites for even more summer fun. Most, if not all, of these events earn either education or volunteer hours.
Boardman River Nature Center
Work bees at Boardman River Nature Center Native Gardens
Tuesday evenings from 5:00 -7:30 starting July 11th. Additional work bees may also be posted via the Grand Traverse Conservation District’s website or our Upcoming Events page.
Invasive Species Work Bees… Baby’s Breath at Elberta Beach
July 6 & 15, August 3, 9am-12pm
Making Native Seed Bombs Event, Traverse City Wild Ones
July 15, 10:30 am-12pm
Plant It Wild
Program: “Edible and Toxic Plants”
Peter Carrington, MSU Beal Botanical Gardens Wednesday, July 19, 7 pm, Frankfort
Field Trip: “Beal Botanical Gardens on MSU’s Campus
Monday, July 24, 1-3pm, East Lansing
Program: “Common Fungi of Northern Michigan”
Linda Scribner, Wednesday, August 16, 7pm, Frankfort
Field Trip: Foraging and Identification with Linda Scribner
Saturday, August 19, 10am-12pm, Manistee
Botanic Gardens at Historic Barns Park
All events are located at the Visitors Center unless otherwise noted.
Rose Exhibit in the Garden
July 13th, 10am-4pm
The Language of Lavender
July 19th, 7pm-9pm
Ikebana Flower Arranging
July 26th, 7pm-9pm
Register for free/fee classes on the BG website, thebotanicgarden.org, through EventBrite.