Public Hunts

CRYSTAL VALLEY MUSHROOM FORAY
Saturday, April 27th from 10:00am – 3:00pm.

Meet at: Crystal Valley Cross Country Ski Area Parking Lot
Hunt Leader: Tim Coddington
Phone: 231.638.7770
Email: wildernut@gmail.com


PROUD LAKE RECREATION AREA
Sunday, April 28th at 10:00am

Meet at the boat launch, public access.
Hunt Whip: Kevin Fisher
Phone: 248.842.3474
Email: fisher­_kevin@hotmail.com


HALLS LAKE,  NEELY CHIPPEWA WATERSHED CONSERVANCY PRESERVE
Isabella County (map on page 16)

Wednesday, May 1st from 10:00am – 12:30pm

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

Directions – use MapQuest: 11332 OLD STATE RD., REMUS, MI.  Meet at the Parking Lot at the corner of Old State Rd. & Broadway.  To make a reservation or for more information, call 989.772.5777 or email info@chippewawatershedconservancy.org

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin
Home Phone: 989.772.9453
Cell/Text: 989.621.7940
Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


DEERFIELD NATURE PARK, Isabella County (map on page 16)
Wednesday, May 8th from 1:00pm – 3:30pm

Educational Foray, ID Session
Directions – use MapQuest: 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
Home Phone: 989.772.9453
Cell/Text: 989.621.7940
Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


YUMA HILLS MUSHROOM FORAY/MESICK MUSHROOM FESTIVAL
Saturday, May 11th from 10:00am – 3:00pm

Directions – Go three miles south of the Mesick MI roundabout on N. 13 Road, make a left at the T.  Go 100 yards to the field on the left. Map – https://goo.gl/maps/TKtp2TpZs5H2

Hunt Leader: Tim Coddington
Phone: 231.638.7770
Email: wildernut@gmail.com 


LAKE ORION CAMP AGAWAM—Foray, ID Session
Thursday, May 23rd at 5:00pm

This is a follow-up education field experience/foray in connection with a presentation on 05.13.19 about Spring Mushrooms at Camp Agawam.(see Directions: 1301 Clarkston Rd., Lake Orion, MI 48360. Donations appreciated.

Register (for presentation AND foray) at https://www.orionparks.com/Facilities.aspx?id=26 or call 248.391.0304 ext. 3504.

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin
Home: 989.772.9453
Cell: 989.621.7940
Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com

Hunt Whip: Heather Johnson
Phone: 810.955.7423:
Email: heartwind77@gmail.com


ALCONA DISTRICT CONSERVATION WOODLOT (WEST OF TAWAS CITY)
Educational Foray, ID Session (map on page 16)
Saturday, May 25 from 10:30am – 1:00pm

Directions – use MapQuest: 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 at janet.reins@macd.org to register.

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin
Home: 989.772.9453
Cell: 989.621.7940
Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


MNA PARSONS PRESERVE, Clare County.
Educational Foray and ID Session

Saturday, July 13 from 10am – 12:30pm

Directions – From the South, go North on I-127 just past the north Clare exit of 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 driveway. Register with Samantha at 517.580.3021 or 989.400.8828. 

Follow-up with lunch at Kathy’s Pastie Shop.

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin
Home: 989.772.9453
Cell: 989.621.7940
Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


CMU NEITHERCUT WOODS, Clare County (map on page 16)
Follow-up, Specimen Review of Foraging Hunt

Saturday, July 13 at 1:00pm

Meet at Kathy’s Homemade Pasties for lunch at 1:00pm. Specimen review at the Pastie Shop parking lot.

Directions – 3510 W. Cadillac Dr., Farwell, MI 48622, then proceed across the street to the Neithercut Woods.


WATERLOO RECREATION AREA & POT LUCK PICNIC (map on page 15)
Saturday, July 13 at 9:00am

Directions–use MapQuest: 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 Whip: Phil Tedeschi
Phone: 734.355.0359
Email: philt@umich.edu


HIDDEN LAKE GARDENS (map on page 16)
Saturday, July 20 at9:00am

Directions—use Mapquest:  6214 MONROE RD, TIPTON, MI 49287

Hunt Whip: Lenny Tomaszewski
Phone: 248.310.9232
Email: vonlen1@aol.com

Hunt Whip: Phil Tedeschi
Phone: 734.355.0359
Email: philt@umich.edu


NORTH SIDE OF WHITE RIVER – MNF
Saturday, July 20 from 10:00am – 3:00pm

Truck or high ground clearance recommended. Forest Road access only. No cellular signal.

Directions – Follow Google Maps directions to Pin. The parking area is about 100 yards past that point, to the right. It is the only field nearby.  Map – https://goo.gl/maps/n8UwozE9UgM2

Hunt Whip: Tim Coddington
Phone: 231.638.7770
Email: wildernut@gmail.com


DEERFIELD NATURE PARK, Isabella County
Educational Foray and ID Session (map on page 16)
Wednesday, July 24th from 10:00am – 12:30pm

Directions–use MapQuest: 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
Home: 989.772.9453
Cell: 989.621.7940
Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


MERIDIAN PARK, Isabella County
Educational Foray and ID Session

Wednesday, August 21 from 10:00am – 12:30pm

Directions–use MapQuest: 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
Home: 989.772.9453
Cell: 989.621.7940
Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


UPPER PENINSULA
August 23, 24 & 25

Meeting site for car-pooling to be arranged

Hunt Whip: Lenny Tomaszewski
Phone: 248.310.9232
Email: vonlen1@aol.com

Hunt Whip: Jeff Stewart
Phone: 248.245.0052 or
Email: optiimiststew@gmail.com


AUDUBON WOODS CHIPPEWA WATERSHED CONSERVANCY PRESERVE
Isabella County – Educational Foray and ID Session
Wednesday, August 28 from 10:00am – 12:30pm

Directions and maps—go to 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.

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin
Home: 989.772.9453
Cell: 989.621.7940
Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


UPPER PENINSULA
August 31, September 1 & 2

Meeting site for car-pooling to be arranged

Hunt Whip: Phil Tedeschi
Phone: 734.355.0359
Email: philt@umich.edu


SYLVAN SOLACE CHIPPEWA WATERSHED CONSERVANCY PRESERVE
Isabella County
Foray and ID Session (map on page 16)
Wednesday, September 11 from 10:00am – 12:30pm

Directions – use MapQuest: 6 miles west of Mt. Pleasant on Pickard Rd, Isabella County.  Located BETWEEN 4837 & 4023 W. PICKARD RD., MT. PLEASANT, MI (between Gilmore and Littlefield Roads). Or, go to www.chippewawatershedconservancy.org , click on preserves, click on 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. To make reservations or for more information, call 989.772.5777 or email info@chippewawatershedconservancy.org.

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin
Home: 989.772.9453
Cell: 989.621.7940
Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


HOLLY RECREATION AREA (map on page 15)
Saturday, September 14 at 10:00am

Directions–use MapQuest:  8100 GRANGE HALL ROAD, HOLLY, MI  48442

Path around Wildwood Lake and Valley Lake

Hunt Whip: Susan Holmes
Phone: 248.310.4655
Email: sjholmes@comcast.net

Hunt Whip: Jane Nido
Phone: 586.214.6386
Email: jayner50@gmail.com

Hunt Whip: Carol Modzelewski
Phone: 586.790.5634
Email: carolmadz@yahoo.com



Educational Foray and ID Session (map on page 16)
Wednesday, September 25 from 3:00 – 5:00pm

Directions – use MapQuest: 2425 W. REMUS ROAD (M20), MT. PLEASANT, MI 48858. Meet at Fussman Pavilion, Free Admission for MMHC, call 989.317.4083 to register.

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin
Home: 989.772.9453
Cell: 989.621.7940
Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


FUNGUS FEST AT PROUD LAKE RECREATION AREA (map on page 14)
September 27, 28 & 29

Directions–use MapQuest:  3466 WIXOM RD., MILFORD, MI

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

Hunt Whip: Scott Grywacheski
Phone: 313.805.0926
Email: sgrywach@ford.com


LAKE ORION CAMP AGAWAM – Foray, ID session
Thursday, October 3 (Evening time to be determined)

This is a follow-up field experience in connection with the presentation on 09.19.19

Directions:  1301 Clarkston Rd., Lake Orion MI 48360.   

Register (for presentation AND field experience) at: https://www.orionparks.com/Facilities.aspx?id=26 

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin
Home: 989.772.9453
Cell: 989.621.7940
Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com

Hunt Whip: Heather Johnson
Phone: 810.955.7423
Email: heartwind77@gmail.com


ALCONA DISTRICT CONSERVATION WOODLOT (West of Tawas City)
Educational program and foray (map on page 16)

Saturday, October 5 from 10:30am – 1:00pm

Directions – use MapQuest: 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 at janet.reins@macd.org to register. Joe Lukasiewicz is the Alcona Co. Conservation District Officer.

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin
Home: 989.772.9453
Cell: 989.621.7940
Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


LAKE ORION CAMP AGAWAM – Foray, ID session
Thursday, October 17 (Evening time to be determined)

This is a follow-up field experience in connection with a presentation on 10.14.19

Directions:  1301 Clarkston Rd., Lake Orion MI 48360.

Register (for presentation AND field experience) at:  https://www.orionparks.com/Facilities.aspx?id=26 

Hunt Whip: Sister Marie Kopin
Home: 989.772.9453
Cell: 989.621.7940
Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com

Hunt Whip: Heather Johnson
Phone: 810.955.7423
Email: heartwind77@gmail.com


Foray, ID session: BUNDY HILL CWC NATURE PRESERVE, Isabella County(map on page 16)
October 2019 – DATE AND TIME To Be Determined.

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 Leader: Sister Marie Kopin
Home: 989.772.9453
Cell: 989.621.7940
Email: Secmmhc@gmail.com


Click the following link to download the PDF copy of the 2019 Schedule