The Independent • Sunday, June 27, 2010 Page 9
LAINGSBURG AMERICAN LEGION member Ari Golden (front center) shipped out for Afghanistan Friday, June 18. Golden is a Blackhawk crew chief out of the Grand Ledge 1147 Air Division. He is shown here at a farewell party thrown for him at Victor Township Hall by his fellow Clinton Area Fire and Rescue volunteer firefighters.
FRIENDS OF SLEEPY HOLLOW State Park President Barry Jubeck is shown here with one of the 18 tee pads the Friends recently installed at the new Sleepy Hollow Disk Golf Course. Dale Hostford Brothers donated a Bob Cat and labor to place the concrete pads.
PROUDLY displaying the nice 16.5 inch, 2 lb. 5 ounce crappie she caught last week at Sleepy Hollow State Park's Lake Ovid is Alyne Rubelman. (Weighed and certified at Don's Country Store).
(Courtesy Photo) Edible and Medicinal Plants Walk
Hear some of the stories behind our summer wildflowers and find out which plant is high in vitamin C and which one was said to cure poison ivy on a guided walk with a naturalist at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township on Sunday, July 11 at 3 p.m. The fee is $2/person or $5/fam- ily, due at the time of the walk. Contact us at (517) 349-3866 or harriscen- firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
Prairie Wildflower and Wildlife Photo Workshop
DeVries Nature Conservancy is excited to host their second Eco-Photography workshop, July 10 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. For beginners and advanced amateurs alike, these special one-day excursions combine informative group instruction with tutored photography sessions. From fascinating close-ups to dramatic landscapes, every budding nature photographer is offered an opportunity to learn more about their own camera while taking their photography to the next level. All participants can improve their photography and naturalist skills by learning from the profession- al team from Great Lakes Photo Tours, Mark S. Carlson and Bob Grzesiak, during these very educational, one-day eco/photo excursions.
This photo workshop highlights the beautiful prairie wildflowers and grasses that bloom in the prairie restoration at DeVries Nature Conservancy as well as the wildlife that calls it home. Tuition for the workshop is $79. Gift certificates are available. Registration should be completed by July 1. Email email@example.com
or call (989) 723-3365 to register.
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Sun., July 4, 2010 Sat., Sept. 18, 2010
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Saginaw Co. Fairgrounds Mud Flies at 2:00 pm
Registration 10 am to 1 pm Entry fees $25.00 ALL CLASSES
Bart Harris, Agent 805 N. Saginaw Street Durand, MI 48429
Bus: 989-288-4328 Fax: 989-288-4067 www.callbartharris.com
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Location: 1 Mile South of M-57 on M-52 to Peet Rd., Turn East to 11350 Peet Rd.
Admission: $7.00 per person, $1.00 kids 5-10
Concession Stand • No Fireworks or Alcohol For Information: Joe (989) 280-3534
The prairie wildflower workshop will be followed by one more seasonal eco- photo workshop. October 23 participants will explore the beauty of fall and our local critters with the third great workshop. Complete all three to expand your photography skills is a beautiful setting. For more information visit the website at www.devriesnature.org
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