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
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: National Winter Trails Day is designed to encourage people of all ages to get outdoors and enjoy winter! Cross country skis and snowshoes will be available free of charge for the public to use from noon until 4:00 p.m. on January 21st. Volunteers who groom the ski trail during the winter will be on hand to outfit everyone with the proper gear and to teach the fundamentals of both skiing and snowshoeing. Please pre-register for the event by calling Brampton Bike and Ski no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 20th at 906-428-2135.