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E-M:/ "Michigan's Pigeon River: History and Habitat of the Lower Peninsula's Largest Wild Place" on Tuesday, January 20 in Ann Arbor
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join us at a free
public program on Tuesday, January 20 when we'll hear about "Michigan's
Pigeon River: History and
Habitat of the Lower
Peninsula's Largest Wild Place."
No membership is required to
this family-friendly, public event, which
begins at 7:30 pm at the lovely Matthaei Botanical Gardens in Ann Arbor (map
here - directions below).
Named for the now-extinct passenger pigeons that once
lived there, beloved by Hemingway, nearly destroyed by logging, the Pigeon
River area remains a treasure worth protecting.
Clarke Franz, author of Pigeon
River Country, will
talk about the history, management, and 21st century problems of the
largest single block of wild state land in the Lower Peninsula.
presentation, we invite you to stay for refreshments and to mingle with
friendly people who share your interest in
nature. You can learn about local Sierra Club activities like hiking,
skiing, and our conservation projects.
Sierra Club-Huron Valley
Group's public programs are
normally held on the third Tuesday of each month at the Matthaei
Botanical Gardens, located at 1800
N. Dixboro Road (between Geddes and
Plymouth roads, just east of Ann Arbor and US-23), beginning
at 7:30 pm. Meetings are free and open to the public. Next month's
be selling organic, fair-trade, shade-grown coffee and
tea, and EarthCash
shopping vouchers. With
EarthCash you can help
stop sprawl when you shop at many of your favorite stores -- at no
additional cost to you. Both wall and desk size 2009
Sierra Club calendars will be available at a discount.
You can also purchase
Sierra Club cards.
is available for purchase by cash or
free to forward this
message to others who
Sierra Club-Huron Valley Group
February 17: Where do the Children Play?
Reclaiming the Creative Power of Outdoor Play
March 17: Local Treasures: Special
Plants, Animals, and Habitats in Washtenaw County
Parks and Preserves*
Faye Stoner -- Parks Naturalist,
Washtenaw County Parks
more information about all local Sierra Club activities: http://www.michigan.sierraclub.org/huron/