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Upcoming Events

all-day Huron to Erie Habitat Celebration @ GM Milford Proving Ground
Huron to Erie Habitat Celebration @ GM Milford Proving Ground
Jun 4 all-day
Join corporate habitat volunteers, other executives, conservation professionals, and community leaders at this year’s June 4 Huron to Erie Habitat Celebration. Event highlights: Explore the 2014 Seedling Corporate Habitat of the Year at General Motors Company’s GM Milford Proving Ground. Honor the achievements of 16 corporate wildlife and education teams from 4 organizations in southeast Michigan and southwest Ontario, including Seedling Habitat and the Regional Corporate Habitat of the year. Engaging presentations about wildlife, habitat, and positive actions for conservation, including local and landscape-scale action to protect watershed health, and practical insights on developing community partnerships. WHC President Margaret O’Gorman will talk about the [more...]
1:00 pm Plants and Pollinators with Dr. ...
Plants and Pollinators with Dr. ...
Jun 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Free webinar! In anticipation of National Pollinator Week, June 15-21, join renowned author Dr. Stephen Buchmann for a memorable conversation about pollinators and the plants to which they are intimately linked. Dr. Buchmann first called our attention to the world of pollinators through his book “The Forgotten Pollinators” and will share his stunning photos, scientific knowledge, and engaging stories as he previews his latest book, “The Reason for Flowers.” Dr. Buchmann is perhaps the world’s foremost authority on native and honey bees, and plant/pollinator interactions. His research interests include native bee nesting behavior, conservation biology and pollination ecology, especially buzz [more...]
1:00 pm Managing Land for Healthy Deer H...
Managing Land for Healthy Deer H...
Jun 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Humans enjoy seeing, studying and hunting whitetail deer; these majestic creatures have also gained much attention because of the effect that they can have on the ecological integrity of the landscape. For all these reasons, people have sought to manage deer populations both locally and regionally, but often struggle to find the best practices. What is the right population for my area? How can I best improve my habitat to support deer? What are the best ways to check on the health of the local deer population? How are hunting limits set? Can taking does actually increase fawn production? What’s the [more...]

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