Below is a list of our 2019 events, you may download a copy of this at the end of the page!
Note: dates and times can be variable for outdoor events.
- Sun, January 27 Designs of Nature: Environmental Art Workshop; 1:00 to 4:00 pm
- Tues, February 5 American Chestnuts Today, 6:30 to 8 pm at Boardman Nature Center, GTCD
- Thurs, March 21 Planting Workshop: Remove Invasives; Plant Natives! Homestead Twp Hall, Honor, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
- Wed, April 3 Mushroom Workshop: with Linda Schribner, Mills Community House, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, pre-registration required!
- Wed, April 10 Spring Seedling Sale Orders Due
- Fri, April 19 Periwinkle Club: “Lawn Stewardship” presentation
- Mon, April 22 Earth Day Beach Clean Up
- Fri, Apr 26/Sat, Apr 27 Spring Seedling Order Pick-Up (Fri, 9am to 4pm; Sat, 9am to 12pm) at Beulah Park
- Tues, May 7 Nature Discovery program with Betsie Valley Elementary
- Sat, May 11 Volunteer Stream Monitoring Field Collection Event, 9 am, meet at District office
- Sat, May 18* Spring Hike at Old Indian Trail, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
- Thurs, May 30 Annual Platte River Clean Sweep, Veteran’s Memorial State Forest Campground, 9 am
- Sat, June 8 Annual Betsie River Clean Sweep, 8:30 am, meets at Benzonia Congregational Church
- June 17-21* Nuts 4 Nature: Environmental Day Camp with Nature Explorers
- July 1-7 Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Week
- July 12 Garden Party: Nature Art Auction, BCD office, 6 to 9 pm
- Sat, July 27* Water Tour
- Thurs, Aug 15 Volunteer Appreciation Picnic, Elberta Waterfront Park
- Sat, Aug 17* Water Tour
- Tues, Sept 10 Snorkeling Event
- Sat, Sept 14 Adopt-a-Beach
- September 16-21/25* Leave No Trace: Platte River @ Riverside Canoes
- Fri, Sept 27 Fall Seedling Sale Orders Due
- Tues, Oct 8 Crystal Lake Fall Walkabout (Benzie schools only)
- Fri, Oct 11 Fall Seedling Sale Pick Up Orders
- Sat, Oct 12 Volunteer Stream Monitoring Field Collection Event, 9 am, District Office
- Wed, Nov 13 Annual Meeting
All dates are subject to change. Starred dates are yet to be determined based on weather and scheduling, please visit our website,
www.benziecd.org, or facebook page for current updates.