Public Hunts

DEERFIELD NATURE PARK, Isabella County (See map on page 16)

May 27, Wednesday, 1:30pm – 4:00pm

Educational Foray, ID Session

Directions: 2425 W. REMUS RD, MT. PLEASANT, MI 48858

Meet at the Fussman Pavilion – Free admission for this program.

Call to register 989.317.4083.

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin

Cell/text 989.621.7940 or Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


INGALLS FOREST PRESERVE, Iosco Conservation District near East Tawas (WEST OF TAWAS CITY)

May 30, Saturday, 10:30am – 1:00pm

Educational Program, Foray, and ID Session

Directions: 1561-1799 BISCHOFF ROAD, TAWAS CITY, MI.

Go to http://www.alconaconservation.org/calendar-of-events.html for more description and an interactive map. Email Janet atjanet.reins@macd.org to register.

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin

Cell/text: 989.621.7940 or Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


HALLS LAKE, NEELY CHIPPEWA WATERSHED CONSERVANCY PRE-SERVE, Isabella County

June 3rd, Wednesday, 1:30pm – 4:00pm

Educational Foray, ID Session

http://www.chippewawatershedconservancy.org Click on preserves, then on Halls Lake Neely Preserve.

Directions: 11332 OLD STATE RD., REMUS, MI.

Go to Meet at the Parking Lot at the corner of Old State Rd. & Broadway. For more information and registration, call 989.772.5777 or email info@chippewawatershedconservancy.org

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin

Cell/text: 989.621.7940 or Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


SEVEN LAKES – FUNGUS FEST PLANNING MEETING & POTLUCK (See map on page 16)

July 5, Sunday, 9:00am

Directions: Meet at Dickerson Shelter

Hunt Whip: Scott Grywacheski

Cell/text: 248.478.8145 or Email: sgrywacheski@ford.com


WATERLOO RECREATION AREA & POTLUCK PICNIC (See map on page 15)

July 11, Saturday, 9:00am

Directions: 5400 BUSH RD, CHELSEA, MI.

Meet at the first parking lot before the Eddy Discovery Center. The Club will furnish plates, silverware, cups, etc. Please label the contents of your dish.

Hunt Whips: Phil Tedeschi / Emily

Cell/text: 734.355.0359 or Email: philt@umich.edu,

Cell/text: 715.557.2397 or Email: emrose.pfz@gmail.com


MERIDIAN PARK, Isabella County (See map on page 16)

July 15, Wednesday, 9:30am – Noon

Educational Foray, ID Session

Directions: 3995 MERIDIAN ROAD, MOUNT PLEASANT, MI

Meet at the parking lot near entrance –Free admission for this program. Call to register 989.317.4083.

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin

Cell/text: 989.621.7940 or Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


SURPRISE SPOT, ISABELLA COUNTY

July 29, Wednesday, 10:00am – 1:00pm

Meet at East side of Mt. Pleasant at Mac-Donald’s by 127 N. Mt. Pleasant exit, near Home Depot.

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin

Cell/text: 989.621.7940 or Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


WATERLOO RECREATION AREA & POTLUCK PICNIC (See map on page 16)

August 1, Saturday, 9:00am

Directions: 5400 BUSH RD, CHELSEA

Meet at the first parking lot before the Eddy Discovery Center. The Club will furnish plates, silverware, cups, etc. Please label the contents of your dish.

Hunt Whips: Kirk Coppernoll / Olga Macdona

Cell/text: 517.879.7757 or Email: mailmankirk@gmail.com  

Cell/text: 734.846.8970 or Email: omacdona@gmail.com


MNA PARSONS PRESERVE,Clare County

August 1st, Saturday, 10:00am – 12:30pm

Educational Foray and ID Session (no take-home preserve)

Directions: From the South, go North on I-127 just past the north Clare exit I-127. Turn West on M115/US 10 West. Go to the Old State Road/Ave exit. Turn North on S. Old State Road/Ave. Go a mile or two and turn left on Ziggy Road (gravel). Travel another mile or so and you will find a sign to Buzz Parson’s driveway, east of the Preserve. The entrance to the Preserve is located at the lake where Ziggy Road turns south a number of yards west of Buzz’s Daughter’s driveway.

Register with MNA Rob by calling 517.580.3021 or 989.400.8828.

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin,

Cell/text: 989.621.7940 or Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com  

Follow-up with Lunch and parking at Kathy’s Pastie Shop,www.kathyspastie.com, 3510 W. Cadillac Dr., Farwell, MI 48622, off M115, near junction with US 10, then forage and ID at CMU Neithercut Woods 1:30 p.m.

Follow-up afternoon lunch and Foraging Hunt at CMU Neithercut Woods, Clare County. (See map on page 16)

August 1st, Saturday 1:30pm – 4:00pm

Directions: Meet at Kathy’s Homemade Pasties for lunch at 1:00 p.m. or earlier, 3510 W. Cadillac Dr., Farwell, MI 48622, then we proceed across the street to forage at the Neithercut Woods. Specimen review at the Pastie Shop parking lot or Neithercut.


BUNDY HILL, CWC Nature Preserve, Isabella County (See map on page 16)

August 5, Wednesday, 9:30am to Noon

Educational Foray, ID session

Directions: Located on River Road 1.2 miles west of S. Rolland Road, park on lot at South side of River Rd. http://www.chippewawatershedconservancy.org.

To register or for more information, call 989-772-5777 or email info@chippewawatershedconservancy.org.

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin,

Cell/text: 989.621.7940 or Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


AUDUBON WOODS CHIPPEWA WATERSHED CONSERVANCY PRE-SERVE,Isabella County

August 12, Wednesday, 9:30am to Noon:

Educational Foray, ID session

Directions: https://www.chippewawatershedconservancy.org and click on preserves, click on #10 in list or red #10 icon on map. Type in your home address to get directions. It is at the NW corner of Wing and Gilmore Roads; go down M20 to Meridian and turn right on Wing to Gilmore Road. Meet at end of Gilmore Road, going north from Wing Road.

To register or for more information, call 989.772.5777 or email info@chippewawatershedconservancy.org.

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin

Cell/text: 989.621.7940 or Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


Michigan Nature Association (MNA) BULLOCK CREEK PRESERVE, Midland

August 15, Saturday, 10:00am – 12:30pm

Educational Field Experience and ID Session (no take-home preserve)

Directions: Google Maps, search “Bullock Creek Nature Preserve”. South of Midland and West of Saginaw near Freeland Road.

Register with MNA, call Rob at 517.580.3021 or 989.400.8828 for further directions if needed.

Hunt Whips: Sister Marie Kopin / Heather Johnson

Cell/text: 989.621.7940 or Email: Secmmhc@gmail.comor

Cell/text: 810.955.7423 or Email: Heartwind77@gmail.com


SYLVAN SOLACE CHIPPEWA WATERSHED CONSERVANCY PRESERVE, Isabella County (See map on page 16)

August 19, Wednesday, 9:30am – Noon:

Educational Foray, ID session

Directions: BETWEEN 4837 & 4023 W. PICKARD RD., MT. PLEASANT, MI between Gilmore and Littlefield Roads.

Or, go to https://www.chippewawatershedconservancy.org, click on preserves, red icon #10, and type in your home address to get directions. Geographic coordinate is 43.60723, -84.941397 Meet at parking lot on the south side of Pickard Road. For more information or registration, call 989.772.5777 or email info@chippewawatershedconservancy.org.

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin

Cell/text: 989.621.7940 or Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


MERIDIAN PARK, Isabella County (See map on page 16)

August 26, Wednesday, 9:30 to Noon:

Educational Foray, ID session

Directions: 3995 MERIDIAN ROAD, MOUNT PLEASANT, MI.

Meet at the parking lot near entrance – Free ad-mission for this program. Call to register 989.317.4083.

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin

Cell/text: 989.621.7940 or Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


UPPER PENINSULA

September 6 & 7, Sunday & Monday, 9:00am

Directions: Meeting site is the Canyon Falls parking lot West (left) of M-41 about one-mile South of Alberta and the Ford Complex.

Hunt Whip: Phil Tedeschi

Cell/text: 734.355.0359 or Email: philt@umich.edu


HIDDEN LAKE GARDENS (See map on page 16)

September 19, Saturday, 9:30am

Directions: 6214 MONROE RD, TIPTON, MI 49287

Hunt Whip: Lenny Tomaszewski / Phil Tedeschi / Kirk Cop-pernoll / Olga Macdona

Cell/text: 248.310.9232 or Email: vonlen1@aol.com

Cell/text: 734.355.0359 or Email: philt@umich.edu

Cell/text: 517.879.7757 or Email: mailmankirk@gmail.com

Cell/text: 734.846.8970 or Email: omacdona@gmail.com


HALLS LAKE, NEELY CHIPPEWA WATERSHED CONSERVANCY PRE-SERVE, Isabella County (See map on page 16)

September 19, Saturday, 10:30am – 1:00pm

Educational Foray and ID Session

Directions: 11332 OLD STATE RD., REMUS, MI.

Go to Meet at the Parking Lot at the corner of Old State Rd. & Broadway. http://www.chippewawatershedconservancy.org. Click on preserves, then on Halls Lake Neely Preserve. To register or for more information, call 989.772.5777 or email info@chippewawatershedconservancy.org

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin

Cell/text: 989.621.7940 or Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


AUDUBON WOODS CHIPPEWA WATERSHED CONSERVANCY PRE-SERVE, Isabella County

September 23, Wednesday, 1:30pm – 4:00pm:

Educational Foray and ID Session

Directions: http://www.chippewawatershedconservancy.org and click on preserves, click on #10 in list or red #10 icon on map. Type in your home address to get directions. It is at the NW corner of Wing and Gilmore Roads; go down M20 to Meridian and turn right on Wing to Gilmore Road. Meet at end of Gilmore Road, going north from Wing Road. To register or for more information, call 989.772.5777 or email info@chippewawatershedconservancy.org.

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin

Cell/text: 989.621.7940 or Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


FUNGUS FEST AT PROUD LAKE RECREATION AREA (See map on page 14)

September 25, 26 & 27

Directions: 3466 WIXOM RD., MILFORD

MEET AT—FOLLOW THE SIGNS TO RIVER HAWK’S LODGE—DETAILS ON WEB SITE

Hunt Whip: Scott Grywacheski

Cell/text: 248.478.8145 or Email: sgrywacheski@ford.com


MUSKEGON STATE PARK (See map on page 15)

October 3, Saturday, 10:00am

Directions: West on I-96 to North on US-31 to South on M-120 to West (right) on Giles Road to North (left) on Scenic Drive. We meet at the Winter Sports Complex on the left side of Scenic Drive.

Hunt Whip: Phil Tedeschi

Cell/text: 734.355.0359 or Email: philt@umich.edu


DEERFIELD NATURE PARK, Isabella County (See map on page 16)

October 14, Wednesday, 1:30pm – 4:00pm

Educational Foray and ID Session

Directions: 2425 W. REMUS RD, MT. PLEASANT, MI 48858 Meet at the Fussman Pavilion – Free admission for this program. Call to register 989.317.4083.

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin

Cell/text: 989.621.7940 or Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


INGALLS FOREST PRESERVE, Iosco Conservation District (West of Tawas City)

October 17, Saturday, 10:30am – 1:00pm

Foray and ID session

Directions: 1561-1799 BISCHOFF ROAD, TAWAS CITY, MI.

Go to http://www.alconaconservation.org/calendar-of-events.html for more description and an interactive map. Email Janet atjanet.reins@macd.org to register. Joe Lukasiewicz is the SyS/Alcona Co. Conservation District Officer.

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin

Cell/text: 989.621.7940 or Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


SYLVAN SOLACE CHIPPEWA WATERSHED (See map on page 16)

October 21, Wednesday, 9:30am – Noon

Directions: Between 4837 & 4023 W. PICKARD RD., MT. PLEASANT, MI between Gilmore and Littlefield Roads. Or, visit https://www.chippewawatershedconservancy.org click on preserves, red icon #10, and type in your home address to get directions. Coordinates are 43.60723, -84.941397. Meet at parking lot on the south side of Pickard Road. For more information or registration call 989.772.5777 or email jinfor@chippewawatershedconservancy.org.

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin

Cell/text: 989.621.7940 or Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


BUNDY HILL, CWC Nature Preserve, Isabella County (See map on page 16)

October 24, Saturday, 10:30am – 1:00pm

Educational Foray, ID session

Directions: Located on River Road 1.2 miles west of S. Rolland Road, park on lot at South side of River Rd. http://www.chippewawatershedconservancy.org

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin

Cell/text: 989.621.7940 or Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


HELL, MI [FRALICK WOODS] & POTLUCK PICNIC (See map on page 13)

October 31, Saturday, 10:00am

Directions: BETWEEN 3470 & 3770 PATERSON LAKE RD, PINCKNEY, Meet at Parking Lot on Patterson Lake Rd (North Side), Approx. ½ Mile East of Hell. The Club will furnish plates, silverware, cups, etc. Please label the contents of your dish.

Hunt Whip: Phil Tedeschi

Cell/text: 734.355.0359 or Email: philt@umich.edu


HIGHLAND RECREATION AREA & POTLUCK PICNIC (See map on page 13)

November 7, Saturday, 10:00am

Directions: 2705 E. LIVINGSTON RD., HIGHLAND, Meet at Mountain Bike Staging Area Parking Lot on the (South Side) Livingston Rd. The Club will furnish plates, silverware, cups, etc. Please label the contents of your dish.

Hunt Whip: Lenny Tomaszewski

Cell/text: 248.310.9232 or Email: vonlen1@aol.com

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