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- Subject: SG-W:/ River Day
- From: "Laura Rubin" <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 30 May 2000 16:48:25 -0500
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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,
Please call the Huron River Watershed Council with any questions at
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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