Oh Deer! Deer Population Management Public Meeting Scheduled for Feb. 5

Oh Deer! Deer Population Management Public Meeting Scheduled for Feb. 5

ANN ARBOR OFFICIALS want to hear from residents concerning proposals and plans to manage the city’s burgeoning deer population. The public is invited to attend a second deer management public meeting being held by the City of Ann Arbor on Thursday, Feb. 5, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Slauson Middle School located at […]

Upcoming Natural Area Preservation (NAP) Volunteer Stewardship Opportunities

Upcoming Natural Area Preservation (NAP) Volunteer Stewardship Opportunities

NAP INVITES THOSE interested to join in one of these free events. There is no need to pre-register unless otherwise noted. If you have a large group (more than five people) that is interested in attending a volunteer stewardship event, please contact NAP’s Workday Coordinator at least two weeks in advance of the event. Participants […]

Upcoming Natural Area Preservation (NAP) Volunteer Stewardship Opportunities

Upcoming Natural Area Preservation (NAP) Volunteer Stewardship Opportunities

NAP INVITES THOSE interested to join in one of these free events. There is no need to pre-register unless otherwise noted. If you have a large group (more than five people) that is interested in attending a volunteer stewardship event, please contact NAP’s Workday Coordinator at least two weeks in advance of the event. Participants […]

At Thurston Nature Center, Neighbors Come Together to Carry on a 50 Year Legacy of Stewardship

At Thurston Nature Center, Neighbors Come Together to Carry on a 50 Year Legacy of Stewardship

by Marjorie Winkelman PRAVEENA  RAMASWAMI IS an enthusiastic, energetic woman with sparkling eyes and a streak of bright purple through her dark hair. She is the perfect tour guide at the Thurston Nature Center Fall work-day, greeting neighbors, activists, children and the Thurston Elementary School PTO president. The enthusiasm is not Ramaswami’s alone. On Sept. […]

Natural Area Preservation (NAP) September Events

Natural Area Preservation (NAP)  September Events

ANN ARBOR NATURAL  Area Preservation (NAP) works to protect and restore Ann Arbor’s natural areas and to foster an environmental ethic among its citizens. This involves conducting plant and animal inventories, ecological monitoring, and stewardship projects in Ann Arbor parks. These tasks are performed by both staff and volunteers. Volunteer opportunities coming up in September […]

Upcoming Natural Area Preservation (NAP) Volunteer Opportunities

Upcoming Natural Area Preservation (NAP) Volunteer Opportunities

THE CITY OF Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation (NAP) works to protect and restore Ann Arbor’s natural areas. This involves conducting plant and animal inventories, ecological monitoring, and stewardship projects in Ann Arbor parks. These tasks are performed by both staff and volunteers. NAP asks volunteers to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes to workday […]

While Oil Drilling Proposed For a Site One Mile Away from River, Huron River Day Spotlights City’s Fresh Water

While Oil Drilling Proposed For a Site One Mile Away from River, Huron River Day Spotlights City’s Fresh Water

by David Alexander THE WATERS WERE right for canoeing and kayaking Sunday afternoon. People from around Washtenaw County flooded Gallup Park with enthusiasm for nature during the 34th annual Huron River Day. The de facto festival, which ran from noon to 4 p.m., is a day aimed to instill in area residents a sense of […]

Upcoming Natural Area Preservation (NAP) Volunteer Opportunities

Upcoming Natural Area Preservation (NAP) Volunteer Opportunities

THE CITY OF Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation (NAP) works to protect and restore Ann Arbor’s natural areas. This involves conducting plant and animal inventories, ecological monitoring, and stewardship projects in Ann Arbor parks. These tasks are performed by both staff and volunteers. NAP asks volunteers to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes to workday […]