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May 2019

Kent Conservation District 2019 Spring Tree & Shrub Sale

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
kent Conservation District, 3260 Eagle Park Drive Northeast, #111
Grand Rapids,MI49525
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The author of Bringing Nature Home, Doug Tallamy has shared that over the past century, urbanization has taken intact, ecologically productive land and fragmented and transformed it with lawns and exotic ornamental plants. The continental U.S. lost a staggering 150 million acres of habitat and farmland to urban sprawl, and that trend is not slowing. So, what can you do about it? We can help habitat loss by planting native species in our own yards and office spaces. We are…

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Board of Directors Meeting

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Feel free to attend a monthly Board of Directors meetings (held the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Grand Rapids field office from 6-7:30pm).

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Landowner’s Invasive Species Tool Kit – Controlling the invasive species on your property

May 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
kent Conservation District, 3260 Eagle Park Drive Northeast, #111
Grand Rapids,MI49525
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Come join the Kent Conservation District Strike team for a workshop on identification and control of invasive plant species, such as oriental bittersweet, autumn olive, garlic mustard, among others. Reviews control options and challenges using examples aimed at the average homeowners. Treatment kits will be available to purchase. Pre-orders are recommended. Please e-mail if you are interested in purchasing a treatment kit for $75 (includes everything you will need to treat your invasive species: instructions, herbicide, safety gear, hand tools,…

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Eco-steward Invasive Garlic Mustard Removal at Waterfront Park

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Waterfront park, 2206 Reeds Lake Boulevard Southeast
East Grand Rapids,MI49506
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Join the East Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation and Kent Conservation District to help control and learn about invasive species in our community. Volunteers are needed to help control several aggressive non-native invasive species, including garlic mustard, at Waterfront Park. Treatment will involve pulling and bagging targeted species growing unchecked. Learn about nonnative invasive species that alter ecosystem processes in complex ways. All ages are invited to attend. The day will be led by Kent Conservation District's STRIKE team. No…

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Kent Conservation District 2019 Native Wildflower Sale

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
kent Conservation District, 3260 Eagle Park Drive Northeast, #111
Grand Rapids,MI49525
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The author of Bringing Nature Home, Doug Tallamy has shared that over the past century, urbanization has taken intact, ecologically productive land and fragmented and transformed it with lawns and exotic ornamental plants. The continental U.S. lost a staggering 150 million acres of habitat and farmland to urban sprawl, and that trend is not slowing. So, what can you do about it? We can help habitat loss by planting native species in our own yards and office spaces. We are…

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June 2019

Board of Directors Meeting

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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Feel free to attend a monthly Board of Directors meetings (held the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Grand Rapids field office from 6-7:30pm).

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Land Manager’s Tool Kit: Controlling Invasive Species Using Herbicide

June 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$35

Invasive species control is a growing field and an important component of land restoration. Come review the risks and benefits of controlling invasive species using herbicides with experts from the field. Participants will discuss best management practices for invasive species control. Topics will include roadside inspections, new regulations, strike team and contractor need to know facts and early detection invasive species identification. Earn 6 CEUs. This class will take place in the field and includes an invasive species ID tour…

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July 2019

Board of Directors Meeting

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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Feel free to attend a monthly Board of Directors meetings (held the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Grand Rapids field office from 6-7:30pm).

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August 2019

Board of Directors Meeting

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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Feel free to attend a monthly Board of Directors meetings (held the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Grand Rapids field office from 6-7:30pm).

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September 2019

Board of Directors Meeting

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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Feel free to attend a monthly Board of Directors meetings (held the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Grand Rapids field office from 6-7:30pm).

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