Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Upcoming Events July & August 2013

The following events are scheduled for the Isabella Conservation District (ICD) over the next six weeks.

Isabella County Youth and Farm Fair (21-27 July 2013)
     -ICD will be sharing a booth with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service at the Isabella      
      County Fair Fairgrounds.  Our booth can be found in the Merchants' Building at the fair.  I will be on      
      hand several times during the week with specimens to examine and posters and other items to hand out.

Backyard Birds program at the CMU Museum of Cultural and Natural History (30 July 2013 at 10:00AM)
     - I will be presenting a program on Michigan Birds at the CMU Museum using real and replica artifacts
       and specimens.  This is a great opportunity to interact with preserved specimens from the museum
       collection.  This event is free and open to the public.  The CMU Museum is located inside Rowe Hall 
       on the Campus of Central Michigan University.

Clean Sweep & Household Hazardous Waste Collection (10 August 2013)
    -  ICD will be hosting our second Clean Sweep & Household Hazardous Waste collection of the year at
       the Isabella County Fairgrounds beginning at 9:00AM for a listing of the types of items that are 
       accepted please look here

Connecting with the “Wild Life”… Don’t let today’s technologies keep you inside…Create your own adventure! Unplug and Reconnect with Nature!! at Deerfield Nature Park (24 August 2013 from 11:00AM to 4:00PM)
      - I will be participating in this event with some sort of hands on nature activity (TBD).  Other activities 

·                        GEO Caching 
             Disc Golf Demonstrations and/or Mini Workshop
·                        River testing 
·                        Bridge Tour/Nature Hike 
·                        Nature Journals 
·                        Petting Zoo
·                        Sharpie Tie Dye

            This event is being set up by the Isabella County Parks and Recreation Department.  Please call 
            (989) 772-0911 ext. 340 for more information

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