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June 2021

Conservation Farmer Field Day

June 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Soil is one of our most precious resources. Without it, we cannot produce the foods and products that society relies on. Unfortunately, we are losing topsoil 10x faster than it's being replaced. If something doesn't change, we could be out of topsoil within 60 years. But there is hope. Funding is available for conservation practices to help you keep our soil and our money on your land, protecting our local waterways. Several landowners are leading the way and have already signed…

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July 2021

Board of Directors Meeting

July 14 @ 5:30 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 5:30-7:30pm). Please note that the Board meeting has been moved to  Wednesdays vs Thursdays come December 2021. Call the office to confirm at (616) 222-5846. The conference room is a USDA facility so we are requesting that most guests, during covid times join us via ZOOM instead of in person to reduce the number of attendees…

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Landowner Tool Kit: Invasive Species Control Workshop

July 17 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join the strike team for a hands on demonstration on how to properly cut and treat your bittersweet vines and other problem invasive species. Treatment kits and various supplies ($7 daubers) will be available for sale using check (preferred) or credit card. When: Saturday, July 17th 9-12pm Where: Burton Park (meet near barn and restrooms in back of park: 42.924170, -85.498725). RSVP EVENTBRITE by clicking this link: Landowner Tool Kit: Invasive Species Control Workshop Tickets, Sat, Jul 17, 2021 at 9:00…

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August 2021

Board of Directors Meeting

August 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 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 5:30-7:30pm). Please note that the Board meeting has been moved to  Wednesdays vs Thursdays come December 2021. Call the office to confirm at (616) 222-5846. The conference room is a USDA facility so we are requesting that most guests, during covid times join us via ZOOM instead of in person to reduce the number of attendees…

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September 2021

Board of Directors Meeting

September 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 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 5:30-7:30pm). Please note that the Board meeting has been moved to  Wednesdays vs Thursdays come December 2021. Call the office to confirm at (616) 222-5846. The conference room is a USDA facility so we are requesting that most guests, during covid times join us via ZOOM instead of in person to reduce the number of attendees…

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Wildflower & Potted Plant Sale

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

BROWSE 'N BUY - Enjoy a special browse and buy of all your favorite wildflowers from Designs by Nature (wildflower and grass quarts for $5.50), Go Grow Natives (various shrubs and trees $10+) and Calvin University's Ecosystem Preserve and Native Gardens. When: Saturday, September 11th 2021 from 10-3pm. Rain or shine. Where: 3260 Eagle Park Drive NE, Grand Rapids located at the corner of Leonard and Beltline (just north of Meijer gardens).  Cash, credit card and check (preferred) accepted. Why:…

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October 2021

Board of Directors Meeting

October 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 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 5:30-7:30pm). Please note that the Board meeting has been moved to  Wednesdays vs Thursdays come December 2021. Call the office to confirm at (616) 222-5846. The conference room is a USDA facility so we are requesting that most guests, during covid times join us via ZOOM instead of in person to reduce the number of attendees…

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Fall Tree and Shrub Seedling Sale

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

TREE & SHRUB SEEDLINGS -  Choose to reserve a variety of your favorite native Michigan trees and shrub seedlings directly from our website or by downloading the Fall 2021 order form. Fall is one of the best times of the year to plant. Please note that checks and credits cards from mail-in orders will not be processed until after pickup. Instructions on pickup will be emailed and posted on the website and will be emailed. PRE-ORDER DATE: Pre-order by Friday, October 4th. The…

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November 2021

Board of Directors Meeting

November 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 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 5:30-7:30pm). Please note that the Board meeting has been moved to  Wednesdays vs Thursdays come December 2021. Call the office to confirm at (616) 222-5846. The conference room is a USDA facility so we are requesting that most guests, during covid times join us via ZOOM instead of in person to reduce the number of attendees…

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Board of Directors Meeting

November 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Feel free to attend a monthly Board of Directors meetings (normally held the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Grand Rapids field office from 6-7:30pm). Due to Veteran's Day, the board meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 17th at 6pm (same location: 3260 Eagle Park Drive NE, room 105). Questions call the office to confirm at (616) 222-5846.

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