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2018 Rain Garden Events in Washtenaw County, Michigan

Event   Date Time   Location
Master Rain Gardener Training Class
Must attend all 5 classes and build/adopt a rain garden to obtain MRG certification
Wednesdays from Jan 17 - Feb 14  9:30-12:30pm

MSU Extension Classroom, 705 N. Zeeb Rd, Ann Arbor REGISTER

Master Rain Gardener Leadership Awards presented at the Washtenaw County Environmental Excellence Awards Ceremony Thursday, March 15 Evening Weber's Inn, 3050 Jackson Rd, Ann Arbor
Miller Ave Rain Garden Workday  Saturday, April 28  9:30-11:30am 1916 Miller Ave, Ann Arbor
West Park Rain Garden Love-A-Park Day TBD  TBD Chapin Street parking lot

AADL Nature Walk

Madison Street Rain Gardens

Wednesday, June 6  6-7:30pm Veteran's Memorial Park, ice arena entrance at 2150 Jackson Ave, Ann Arbor
Plant Sort Friday, May 18  9:00-4:00 2314 Eton, Ann Arbor
Plant Order Distribution Saturday, May 19

 Sat. 11-12:30pm

2314 Eton, Ann Arbor
Hunt Park Rain Garden  Love-A-Park Day TBD  TBD Hunt Park playground at 1035 Daniel St, Ann Arbor
Rain Garden Plant Swap & Potluck BBQ Sunday, June 10  4-7pm MRG house, 3159 La Fere St, Ann Arbor
Master Rain Gardener Training Class
Must attend all 5 classes and build/adopt a rain garden to obtain MRG certification
Thursdays July 12-August 9 12:00 noon - 1:00pm Online.  
Plant Swap & Weed Pull Sunday, August 19 1:30-2:30pm Rec and Ed, 1515 S. 7th St, Ann Arbor 
Field trip to Wildtype Native Plant Nursery Sunday, August 26  12-3 pm Wildtype Nursery - 900 N Every Rd, Mason, MI 48854

AADL Nature Walk

Stone School Road

Wednesday, September 26  6-7:30pm 2000 Champagne Drive, Ann Arbor
Miller Ave Rain Garden Workday Saturday, September 22  9:30-11:30am 1916 Miller Ave, Ann Arbor
Buhr Park Rain Garden Love-A-Park Day TBD  TBD  Ice arena entrance
 Rain Garden Seed/Plant Swap & Potluck BBQ Sunday, September 30  4-7pm MRG house, 3159 La Fere St, Ann Arbor

 Other rain garden workdays are planned for the following locations but dates will be coordinated directly with interested volunteer groups. If you would like to participate in one of these workdays, please contact Catie Wytychak at wytychakc@ewashtenaw.org or (734) 222-6813. 

Arbor Oaks, Belize, Briarcliff, Burns, Firestation III, Olson Park, Stone School, Veteran's Park Zamboni, Veteran's Park Skate Park and West Park.

 

 

                             

                               

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 4th, Sunday 1:00-3:00  Rain Garden Plant Swap – free plants!  Rec & Ed offices, 1515 South Seventh, Ann Arbor MI
     
     
     

 

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