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WHAT'S THAT IN MY FIELD?
Identifying & Treating Invasive Species
Thank you to Fallon Januska and Vern Stephens for presentations!
Thank you to everyone who attended!
Thank you to our sponsors: Bright Insights LLC, Kalamazoo Farm Bureau, Naylor Landscape Management, and Wilbur Ellis!
On May 22, some of the Kalamazoo County's 5th graders spent the day outside at the Kellogg Bird Sanctuary learning about Conservation. They built native bee houses, played a game to illustrate how invasive species compete with native species, identified household hazardous waste, learned how to plant a tree, found aquatic macroinvertebrates, observed bald eagles and discussed bioaccumulation, and watched a demonstration of stormwater runoff.
"Every station was very interactive and engaged the students!" - participating teacher
KCD would like to thank our partners Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, MSU Extension Kalamazoo 4-H, Kalamazoo County Drain Commission Office, BCK-CISMA, Kalamazoo County Household Hazardous Waste, Kalamazoo County Farm Bureau, and the KCD volunteers in providing support and educational activites for the students.
Support for this program was provided by a grant from the
Kalamazoo Community Foundation.
The Kalamazoo Valley Museum is the place to BEE for this summer’s hands-on art programs! Every Wednesday in July from 1 to 4 p.m., visitors will be able to make ten different crafts related to bees. There will be many other free activities and the chance to explore a variety of artistic approaches to conservation all month! Check it out!
Local Farmers Markets are open! Fresh from the farm, support local!
Douglas Farmers Market, Tues., 3:00-6:00pm https://douglassfarmersmarket.wordpress.com/vendors/
Kalamazoo Farmers Market, http://pfcmarkets.com/
Portage Farmers Market, Sundays 10am – 2pm www.FarmersMarket.portagemi.gov
Richland Farmers Market, https://richlandwafarmersmarket.com/
Schoolcraft Farmers Markets, Wednesdays 3:00-6:00pm http://schoolcraftumc.com/index.html
Texas Township Farmers’ Market http://www.texastownship.org/community/farmers-market/
Vicksburg Farmers Market, Fridays 2:00-6:00pm http://www.vicksburgfarmersmarket.com/
THANK YOU CURRENT SPONSORS!
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