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River day 2000 Activities
Saturday, June 3rd

River Day 2000 is a celebration of Rivers in Southeast Michigan.  The Huron
River Watershed Council is organizing events throughout the watershed.
River Day begins with a free breakfast at Delhi Metropark from 9:30-11:00
with an overview of the day's events.


Birdwatching: 10:00-12:00.  Join a Boy Scout troop in a guided tour at
Kensington Metropark to learn the basics of birdwatching and identification.
Call HRWC for more details 734.769.5123.

Clean-up:  11:00-1:00.  Help clean-up areas of Miller's creek in Northeast
Ann Arbor with the SouthEast Michigan Coalition on Environmental and Jewish
Living.  Contact: Lucy Hadden. 734.647.0917.

Stormdrain Stenciling: 10:00-1:00.  The Sierra Club Crossroads Group in
Livingston County invites all to help them stencil stormdrains in downtown
Brighton.  Contact Emily Gobright, (h) 810.227.3652.  (w) 517.548.0595.

Clean-up: 12:30-3:00.  Join in on a clean-up of Malletts Creek in Southeat
Ann Arbor with the Social Action Group of Temple Beth Emeth.  Meet at NCMS
parking lot on Boardwalk, off Eisenhower.

Bank Stabilization: 11:00-1:30.  The City of Ann Arbor's Natural Areas
Program invites all to help stabilize river banks along the east side of
Argo Pond in Ann Arbor . Meet at North end of Argo Canoe livery.

Canoe Trip: Starting at 7:30 a.m. at Hudson Mills Metropark.  Canoeing to
Delhi Metropark for kick-off breakfast.  Leaving Delhi Metropark at 11:00
and canoeing on to Argo Pond.  Call John Maddox: 313.323.0394.

River-friendly Landscape Tour: 2:00-5:00.  Learn about river-friendly
landscapes on a tour of homes and yards in Malletts and Allens creekshed of
Ann Arbor.  This self-guided tour includes 8 homes with informative
materials describing the landscaping techniques used at each location.
Begin tour at Ron Emaus' house, 2503 Hampshire.

Clean-up 11:00-2:00. Join Limnotech, Inc. in a clean-up of Traver Creek in
North/Central Ann Arbor.  Contact Carrie Turner, 734.332.1200.

Ford Lake Education Fair  11:00-4:00.  Learn about the Ford Lake
ecosystem-including insects, plants, fish, and algae.  At Ford Lake Park,
Pavilion #3.

Please call the Huron River Watershed Council with any questions at
734.769.5123.


River Day 2000 is sponsored by the Huron River Watershed Council,
Limno-Tech, Inc., Ford Motor Company, the Bank of Ann Arbor, the Ann Arbor
News, Border's, and Rolison Pro Hardware.




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