Date: Friday, May 20, 2016 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Location: Hiawatha NF
Munising Ranger District Office
400 East Munising Avenue
Munising, MI Description: All members of the public are welcome to join us for this semi-annual informational update. Forest Service staff will be available for questions. Please RSVP to ensure adequate seating. Accessibility/Special Needs request form due Friday, May 6, 2016. Contact us for more information.
Date: June 11, 2016 Time: 12 pm - 3:30 pm Registration: 11 am - 1 pm - in the Camp 7 Picnic Area Location: Camp 7 Campground Description: Designed for kids up to 16 years of age, the purpose of Kids Fishing Day is to introduce youngsters to the joy of fishing and typically draws between 250 and 300 youngsters each year. It’s a great time to introduce youngsters to the outdoors and specifically to the sport of fishing!
June 11th is Michigan’s Free Fishing weekend, a day when all fishing license fees are waived for residents and out-of-state visitors alike. The entire event is free and open to youngsters’ ages 16 years and under.
Form More Information: Contact Brenda Madden at (906) 341-5666, ext 17
Date(s): Sunday, June 12, 2016; Saturday, October 8, 2016, and Sunday October 9, 2016 Time: 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Point Iroquois Lighthouse Description: River Lark Mary and Wood Smoke Jim present stories that spotlight high adventures on these inland seas, known as the Great Lakes. Come and enjoy stories of voyagers, maritime adventures, and local history. Listen to Wood Smoke Jim's stories and sing along with River Lark Mary.
Dates: July 11-13, 2016 Times: 8:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Grand Island National Recreation Area Description: A hands-on experience where participants will gain a new understanding of our area's history and the importance of protecting cultural resources as they participate in an actual survey on Grand Island National Recreation Area. Participants will spend three days working alongside Forest Service Archaeologist Eric Drake and Forest staff. Parti;cipants will be exposed to the techniques of archaeological excavation, data collection and artifact analysis. For brochure click here. For application click here.
Description: Free Daily Tours, Park and meet your Forest Service Guide at the Range Lights. Directions to Range Lights from Interagency Visitor Center in Munising. Turn left out of visitor center parking lot. Continue west on M-28 for 4.7 miles. Park at the "Welcome to Christmas" sign located on the right side of the road.
Location: Meet at the corner of M-94 and CR437, Northern Schoolcraft County about 23 miles north of Manistique.
Description: Harvesting native warm season grass seed from multiple species. Harvested seed will be used for future native plant restoration work. Please wear clothing and footwear for walking in the woods. There are poison ivy plants present which we avoid but we wish for volunteers to be aware of this plant.