News & Events – January 2018

Below are some of the upcoming events offered in our area through our Association, 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.


Oak Wilt and Tree Diseases of the Horizon

with Kama Ross, Forester for Benzie, Leelanau, & Grand Traverse Counties

Tuesday, January 9 at 6:30 pm  Potluck and socializing begins at 6 pm

Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road, Traverse City, MI 49685

All Master Gardeners and the public are invited.  A $5 donation from non- members is appreciated.

MGANM February Board Meeting

February 7 at 6 pm in the Lower Level of Horizon Books

Attendance is encourage to contribute to MGANM and earn volunteer hours.


Boardman River Nature Center

Guided Winter Hike: Brown Bridge Quiet Area

February 12, 9:30 am-noon

Guided Winter Hike: Natural Education Reserve

February 17, 9:30 am-noon

Emerging Tools for Visualizing and Managing Land in Michigan

February 21, 6:30-8:00 pm


The Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park

The gardens are asleep under the snow until April.

Register for free/fee classes on the BG website,,  through EventBrite.

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