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Michigan DNR seeking volunteers to help at state parks in January

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The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is seeking volunteers to work at state parks in January.

RELATED: Receive free camping in exchange for volunteering at Michigan state park campgrounds

Volunteers are needed to help locate and cut non-native, invasive shrubs that threaten to crowd out native plants and disrupt balance in high-quality ecosystems. Volunteers should bring work gloves, drinking water and wear long pants and sturdy, closed-toe shoes.

Get a volunteer registration form here.

Southeast Michigan workdays

  • Saturday, Jan. 20: Belle Isle Park (Wayne County), 9 a.m. to noon
  • Sunday, Jan. 21: Highland Recreation Area (Oakland County), 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 27: Waterloo Recreation Area (Jackson County), 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 27: Highland Recreation Area (Oakland County), 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Southwest Michigan workdays

  • Saturday, Jan. 20: Saugatuck Dunes State Park (Allegan County), 1-4 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 27: P.J. Hoffmaster State Park (Muskegon County), 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

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