Help restore natural areas at Michigan state parks

Several state parks in southern Michigan will host volunteer stewardship workdays in November. Volunteers are needed to help with removing invasive plants that threaten high-quality ecosystems in the parks or collecting native wildflower and grass seeds.

Please note that registration is required for all volunteer workdays.

Workdays will take place:

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at Highland Recreation Area (Oakland County)
10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 6, and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 20, at Warren Dunes State Park (Berrien County)
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, at Maybury State Park (Wayne County)
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, at Fort Custer Recreation Area (Kalamazoo County)
9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 13, at Bald Mountain Recreation Area (Oakland County)
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, at Saugatuck Dunes State Park (Allegan County)
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, at Yankee Springs Recreation Area (Barry County)
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, at Island Lake Recreation Area (Livingston County)
9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 20, at Belle Isle Park (Wayne County)
10 a.m. to noon Sunday, Nov. 21, at Hoffmaster State Park (Muskegon County)

More details about each workday and how to register can be found on the DNR volunteer events calendar.