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  • Hometown Habitat, Meadow Tour - 7.18.19

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    Name: Hometown Habitat, Meadow Tour - 7.18.19
    Date: July 18, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Author and documentary filmmaker Catherine Zimmerman will be joining Angie Lucas (GTRLC) and Plant It Wild on a field trip to various grassland/meadow sites. Beginning at the Arcadia Dunes Dry Upland Grassland, we will experience a variety of medium and tall Michigan native grasses and forbs on a large scale. After, we will see urban and suburban meadows in action with a tour of several homeowners meadow installations.
    The Basics: Participants will enjoy a short walk at the Arcadia Dunes Grassland before departing on a driving tour of several smaller meadow installations. We will be walking a short distance on uneven terrain. What should you bring? Dress for the weather, always check the forecast in advance! Sturdy, close toed shoes recommended. A notebook. A re-usable water bottle. Consider sunscreen and bug spray for your comfort. Your questions for the author!  Thank you for your interest in our event!
    Directions: https://www.google.com/maps?daddr=44.503362,-86.155901
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    If you have any questions, please contact Jon Throop at JThroop@GTRLC.org or 231-922-1259
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