Date: Sat. May 11, 2019 (9am-12NOON)
Location: W. Branch Maple River, Pellston. From US-31, go west on Robinson, past the river, to the first 2-track on the right/north and follow signs.
Bring gloves and any yard/clean-up equipment (e.g. rakes, wheelbarrows, shovels - *please LABEL your equipment), waders if you have them - anything that could help with the clean up. Please share this event with your friends and groups.
This event is organized by the Emmet Conservation District and sponsored by the MDNR, Michigan Adopt-A-Forest Program, in partnership with the Village of Pellston. For more information contact the Emmet Conservation District office at 231-439-8977 or email Jackie.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring Tree Sale
Fri. April 19, 2019 (10am-2pm) & Sat. April 20, 2019 (8am-12noon)
Spring Tree Sale Pick-Up Location: Emmet County Fairgrounds, little barns (follow the signs into the fairgrounds)
Tree Sale Information Brochure & Order Forms are available on the website. If you need one mailed or emailed to you, please contact the ECD office.
*Pre-ordering is encouraged to ensure orders. Planting products and extra trees will be available for purchase by the public at the Fairgrounds on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Sat. May 4, 2019
Spring Fruit-Apple Tree Workshop & Sale
UPDATE 5-8-19: We still have quite a fruit trees available for sale! We have apples (Honeycrisp, Gala, RubyMac, Cortland, and Fuji), Montmorency sour cherries, sweet cherries (Benton and Skeena), Bartlett and Anjou pears, and Italian plums.
Please contact us if you are interested in placing an order. Trees are $30/each, or for bulk orders of 8+ trees are $25/ea (prices include sales tax).
Sat. July 27, 2019
Native Plants/Pollinators Workshop & Native Plant Sale
Native Plant Sale: 12noon-2pm
Location: Bear Creek Township Hall, Petoskey, MI
*Pre-ordering is encouraged. Extra plants will be available for purchase by the public at the sale - please stop by to see our selection.
Sat. September 21, 2019
The SECOND ANNUAL Moonlight Madness 5K Fun Run
Location: Petoskey State Park
Join us for a unique trail race! The funds raised from this event will help the Emmet Conservation District to continue its mission of protecting and conserving our natural resources, promoting sound sustainable agricultural practices and providing educational opportunities for the community.
The 5K run will start at 8:00 p.m.
Special awards will be given to the overall 1st and 2nd male and female finishers. A unique award will also be given to the top finisher in each age group.
Course: Loop combining Little Traverse Wheelway paved bike path and trail through the Petoskey State Park
Race Fees: TBD
You can drop off your entry form at Emmet Conservation District office or mail it to Emmet Conservation District, Attn: 5k, 3434 Harbor Petoskey Rd., Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Race day registration and packet pick-up will start 6:00p.m. The run will start at 8:00p.m.
Register on line: (available soon!!)
Sat. September 28, 2019
Fall Mushroom Workshop
Join us for a fascinating walk through the woods learning about fall mushrooms with local mycologist, Marilynn Smith! We will venture out in light rain or shine, so please dress for the weather.
***Please clean the bottoms of your boots or shoes before you leave your house to reduce the spread of unwanted and invasive species along trails and in the woods.
FALL TREE SALE 2019
INFO will be posted at a later date
Tue. October 8, 2019,
Emmet Conservation District Annual Dinner Meeting & Board Elections
*The ECD is actively seeking a Board Member. If you are interested in running for a Board seat, please contact the Emmet Conservation District Office.