Conservation: Miller Woods at 50 Years
Join the Friends of Miller Woods as they celebrate 50 years since the acquisition of the woods! Several local conservation groups will share their success stories. Co-sponsored by Bosch Community Fund. Registration requested.
NOTE: Due to a change in the speaker's schedule, the listing below differs from the one in the library's newsletter.
Thursday, April 12, 7 p.m.
Dorothy McLeer, Interpretive Naturalist from the University of Michigan-Dearborn will discuss how access to green spaces improves our quality of life.
Cheryl Bord, of the Friends of Miller Woods, will highlight 50 years of citizen involvement in Miller Woods, honoring the foresight of the Miller Family in preserving the land in 1968.
Tuesday, April 17, 7 p.m.
Dr. John Hartig, former manager of the Detroit International Wildlife Refuge, and author of Bringing Conservation to Cities, will speak on the Humbug Marsh and the role of local citizens in its success.
Taylor Myatt from the SE Michigan Land Conservancy will discuss some of their most significant land protection projects, including 17 publicly accessible nature preserves. He will highlight the Superior Greenway located just outside of Plymouth, a great place to explore some of Michigan's natural wonders.