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Posted on: February 14, 2020

River Raisin Watershed Council


Nature Walk: Indian Crossing Trails
Date: Feb. 22, 9am-11am

Location: 703 E. Chicago Blvd, Tecumseh - park and meet behind Senior/Community Center

Information: Celebrate National Wildlife Day with a walk in Tecumseh’s beautiful park next to the River Raisin. You never know what kinds of wildlife we’ll see! We will be joined by the Tecumseh Parks and Recreation Director who will tell us about Tecumseh’s restoration efforts. We’ll talk about the plants and animals we see along the way. Bring good walking shoes, dress for the weather, and if there’s a chance there’s lots of snow you can reserve a pair of snowshoes by emailing Click here to register for this Nature Walk.

Invasive Species Seminar: Oak Wilt
Date: Feb. 27, 12pm-1pm

Location: Jackson County Commission Chambers - 5th floor (120 W. Michigan Ave., Jackson, MI 49201)

Information: The Jackson Lenawee Washtenaw Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (JLW CISMA) is holding a learning session about oak wilt. You’ll learn what it is, how to identify trees that have it, and what to do to treat it and prevent its spread. RSVP to Shikha Singh at for this free event!

Nature Walk: Riverbend Preserve
Date: Mar. 1, 2pm-4pm

Location: 12639 Allen Rd, Clinton

Information: It’s National Day of Unplugging, so put those phones and iPads away and celebrate with a walk through one of Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation’s preserves! We will be joined by Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation staff and as we trek through the trails where we’ll learn about the history of the preserve, the flora and fauna we see, and answer your nature questions. Dress for the weather and bring your hiking boots! Click here to register. 

Invasive Species Seminar: Japanese Knotweed

Date: Mar. 11, 10am-11am

Location: River Raisin Room in Lenawee County Health Department Building (1040 S Winter St Suite 2328, Adrian)

Information: JLW CISMA Coordinator Shikha Singh will teach us all we need to know about Japanese knotweed - an invasive plant that can do lots of damage to building foundations, sidewalks, and parking lots. We’ll also discuss local efforts to eradicate it. RSVP to by March 4. Free!

Want to become a member to support events like these? Click here to become a member in 2020 for $25.

Thanks and see you outside!

River Raisin Watershed Council
Outreach Coordinator
320 Springbrook Ave. Ste #102
Adrian, MI 49221

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