Streambank Stabilization Volunteer Event – Saturday, August 26
East Branch Au Gres River

Thank you to all the volunteers who came out to help us reduce erosion and inputs of sediment pollution by stabilizing approximately 500 feet of streambank along the East Branch Au Gres River. This event was co-hosted by Huron Pines, the William B Mershon Chapter of Trout Unlimited and the Ann Arbor Chapter of Trout Unlimited.


Vanderbilt Area School Forest Trail Building Day  – August 19,2017

Vanderbilt, MI

Thank you to all of the staff, students and community members who came out to help build a trail through the Vanderbilt Area School forest. Support for this trail came from the Otsego County Community Foundation (Youth Advisory Council Fund, Otsego County United Way and the McNamara Fund), M&M Excavating, and Bunker and Sons Sawmill.


Huron Pines AmeriCorps Signature Service Project May 19, 2017

Grayling, MI

Thank you to everyone who volunteered with us. You all accomplished so much and made a real difference in Grayling. Check out our Huron Pines AmeriCorps Facebook page for photos from the day!


6th Annual Garlic Mustard Pull
May 25 10am-1pm
Rea Road boat access near Foote Dam

Thank you to all of our volunteers, Consumers Energy and the students from Oscoda High School! Everyone had a great time at the event and together we pulled 900 pounds of garlic mustard from the forest!

GM Pull 2017 Group Shot


Kirtland’s Warbler Weekend – June 2-3
Roscommon, MI

The Kirtland’s Warbler Alliance, Huron Pines and our Roscommon community partners want to say thank you to everyone who attended the Kirtland’s Warbler Weekend events! We hope you had a memorable time, we’ll see you next year!

Check out the Kirtland’s Warbler Festival’s Facebook page for announcements on the program and details about the day!

Kirtland’s Warbler Home Opener Sponsors

Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation

Au Sable North Branch Area Foundation

American Bird Conservancy



Tap Takeover
June 8
Latitudes Tavern, Alpena, MI

Thank you for joining us at the frog-bit pre-event celebration at Latitudes Tavern in Alpena and thank you to the featured Michigan breweries from Huron Distributors:

Austin Brothers (Alpena) 
Kuhnhenn (Warren)
North Peak (Traverse City)
Perrin (Comstock Park)


Gaylord BioBlitz
July 22
Otsego Environmental Learning Site/Aspen Park, Gaylord

Thank you to everyone who came out and explored with us on July 22! Kids and adults alike enjoyed learning about and using the iNaturalist app and connecting with other community members. We hope you can join us next year!