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September 11, 2019


Women Can Women Do: A Purposeful Luncheon

From 11:30AM to 1:30PM

Women Can Women Do - Emmet

Wednesday, September 11th 2019

11:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Bay Harbor Yacht Club - Lange Center, Bay Harbor

 

Support of the Women Can Women Do fundraising luncheons helps make a positive difference in communities and families that rely on their vital programs & services. 

Money raised at these events supports the Women's Resource Center of Northern Michigan (WRCNM) services (Such as: counseling, domestic abuse, sexual assult, child abuse/sexual assult, education, employment, and children's programs. 

Support helps them fulfill their commitment to provide quality programs/services supporting equality, justice, & the well-being of young women. 

Location: Bay Harbor Yacht Club - Lange Center, Bay Harbor

Phone: 231-347-0067

Roscommon Bucks Golf Team Fundraiser Outing

From 12:30PM to 5:00PM

Roscommon Bucks Golf

This is the sole fundraiser for the Roscommon High School golf team, which is no longer funded by the school district.

Entry fee: $200 per 4 person team on or before September 19th

Entry fee: $220 after September 19th up to the day of outing. 

Check in @ 12:30 P.M. & tee off at 1:30 P.M.

Prizes for 1st & 2nd place. 

 

Golf team fundraiser, 9 hole scramble with contests, great prizes, live auction for great golf packages, including dinner.

 

Location: The Quest Golf Club

Phone: 9896192183

Business After Hours - NCMC

From 5:00PM to 7:00PM

 Business After Hours- North Central Michigan College

September 11, 2019

5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. 

North Central Michigan College

Members: $5
Not-Yet-Members: $10

 

Join them for their monthly Business After Hours hosted by North Central Michigan College! This is a great opportunity to meet up with new and old colleagues! More detail to come...

 

Location: stephanie@gaylordmichigan.net

Website: https://www.gaylordchamber.com/events/details/busi

Phone: 989-732-6333

Northern Michigan Conservation Stewards Program

From 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Register now for the Northern Michigan CONSERVATION STEWARDS PROGRAM 

September 10th - October 22nd, 2019

Register at : https://events.anr.msu.edu/NorthernMichiganConservationStewardsProg/ 

 

 

Become a Certified Michigan Conservation Steward!

 

SUBJECTS:

♦ Michigan’s Conservation Heritage

♦ Ecological Foundations and Regions

♦ Terrestrial Ecosystems

♦ Aquatic Ecosystems 

 

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

♦ 45+ hours of basic ecological training

♦ 40 hours of conservation volunteer service annually

♦ 8 hours of continuing education annually

♦ Completion of a capstone project (assistance provided in finding projects that match interests)

♦ For specific dates and times and contact information for the Northern Michigan Conservation Stewards Program visit: https://www.canr.msu.edu/ conservation_stewards_program/ 

 

WITH LEADERSHIP FROM: 

Acommodatioions for persons with disabilities may be requested bu contacting Julie Crick at 989-275-7179 by August 21, 2019.  Requests recieved after this date will be honered whenever possible. MSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Michigan State University Extension programs and materials are open to all without regard to race, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, or veteran status.

 

Program Overview 

The mission of the Conservation Stewards Program (CSP) is to deliver high-quality, locally-based training oppurtunities to develop informed Michigan residents who will practice community-based volunteer conservation management activites. 

Conservation Stewards are volunteers who help protect and restore our state's natural areas and ecosystems. They help remove invasive species, build trails, collect data, and work with naturalists, biologists, and land managers to perserve public land. The Conservation Stewards Program will help you gain the skills to lead or contribute to land stewardship efforts in your area. 

Classroom and online suessions provide education in ecology, and multiple field trips guide students through forest, wetland, lake, and stream environments. Professional level instruction is provided by MSU Extension, Michigan Natural Features inventory, and other local experts. 

 

PROGRAM DETAILS 

Conservation Stewards Program is an eight week course consisting of in person classes on select Tuesday evening and two Saturday field days. Additional course work is complete online. 

Cost is $250 per person Scholarships are available! Contact Julie Crick at crickjul@msu.edu

 

Northern Michigan Conservation Stewards Program Kirtland Community College, Four Mile Campus Agenda 

Tuesday, September 10th, 6-9pm Program Introduction Capstone Project Discussion

 

Tuesday, September 17th, 6 - 9pm Aquatic Ecosystems

Watersheds: Interconnectedness of Lakes and Streams - Awaiting confirmation of speaker 

Zoning in the Stream Corridor - Awaiting confirmation of speaker 

 

Saturday, September 21st, 9 - 5pm Aquatic Ecosystems Presenter: Erick Elgin, MSU Extension, Natural Resources Educator

Guided interpretive float on Marl Lake 

Collection, identification and discussion of specimens from Marl Lake 

 

Tuesday, September 24th, 6 - 9pm Michigan's Conservation Heritage

How Native Americans Managed Michigan’s Pre-Settlement Forest by Jim Ren, USFS Archaeologist 

Michigan’s Logging Era and the Civilian Conservation Corps by Hillary Pine, DNR State Historian

 

Tuesday, October 1st, 6-9pm Ecological Foundations

Conservation History of the Kirtland Warbler by Mark Janesco 

Local Landscape Geology by Ty Black, retired DNR Geologist 

 

Tuesday, October 8th, 6 - 9pm Forest Ecosystems

Jack Pine Forest Ecosystems by Phyllis Higman, Botanist, Michigan Natural Features Inventory 

Jack Pine Forest Management - Awaiting confirmation of speaker 

 

Saturday, October 12th, 9 - 4pm Forests and Forested Wetlands Presenter: Julie Crick, MSU Extension Natural Resources Educator Presenter: Phyllis Higman, Michigan Natural Features Invertory

Gahagan Nature Preserve, Tank Creek Headwaters 

 

Tuesday, october 15h, 6 - 9pm Ecosystem Threats: Climate Change  

Current Research on Climate Change by Brian Klatt, Director, Michigan Natural Features Inventory 

Forest Adaption Materials and Discussion by Julie Crick, MSU Extension Natural Resources Educator 

 

Tuesday, October 22nd, 6 - 9pm Capstone Project Presentations Graduation!

 

 

 

 

Location: Kirtland Community College 4 Mile Road Grayling Mi

Website: https://www.canr.msu.edu/ conservation_stewards_p

Colorado Trip

The Crawford County Commission on Aging & Senior Center is joining the Kalkaska Commission on Aging on a trip to Colorado. This 9-day trip is scheduled from September 7th through September 15th, 2019. The cost of the trip is $902 per person, which includes 8 nights lodging, including 4 consecutive nights in Colorado; 8 breakfasts and 6 dinners; tour of the Garden of the Gods; visit to the United States Air Force Academy; visit to the Royal Gorge, including Bridge and Aerial Team; Historic Manitou Springs; visit to the U.S. Olympic Training Center, and much more. $75 is due upon signing and the final payment is due June 30th, 2019. Price is per person, based on double occupancy. For more information and reservations, contact Mary Ladach, Kalkaska COA (231) 258-5030.