Nature Fest 2024

Elk Rapids Veterans' Memorial Park 603 River St, Elk Rapids, MI, United States

This event is hosted by Green Elk Rapids. Description: Connect with leaders from 50 regional organizations, hear initiatives about protecting our environment, explore outdoor education and recreation ideas, enjoy live music, workshops, crafts, food, and storytelling. Enjoy a family-friendly day in the park, playground included!

Composting for the Lakes

Virtual

This class is offered through a partnership with Northwestern Michigan College Extended Education & Training. You must complete registration on their website here. Cost: $69 Class description: Michigan has a lot of surface and watershed to protect. As we know, rain events are getting more dramatic and shorelines are always changing. This lesson aims to […]

Perennial Edible Landscaping

The SEEDS Farm at Historic Barns Park

This class is offered through a partnership with Northwestern Michigan College Extended Education & Training. You must complete registration on their website here. Cost: $79 Class description: Explore food production within a forest system and the multiple functions these systems serve in carbon sequestration, wildlife habitat creation, and food and medicine production. You will learn […]

Composting 101: Food Scraps, Yard Waste & Wood – Oh My!

The SEEDS Farm at Historic Barns Park

This class is offered through a partnership with Northwestern Michigan College Extended Education & Training. You must complete registration on their website here. Cost: $69 Class description: Do you wish your trash bins weren’t so full of wet, stinky stuff? Come learn about the processes and the magnificent organisms that turn your trash into valuable […]

Eat the Invasives

The SEEDS Farm at Historic Barns Park

This class is offered through a partnership with Northwestern Michigan College Extended Education & Training. You must complete registration on their website here. Cost: $69 Class description: New! Join SEEDS staff in an introduction to preparations you can make at home out of aggressive plants that might be on your property. Learn about why it […]