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Michigan DNR seeking volunteers to help at state parks in January

Helpers will remove invasive shrubs

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

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.

January workdays

  • Saturday, Jan. 19, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fort Custer Recreation Area (Kalamazoo County)
  • Sunday, Jan. 20, 1 to 4 p.m. at Warren Dunes State Park (Berrien County)
  • Saturday, Jan. 26, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Highland Recreation Area (Oakland County)
  • Sunday, Jan. 27, 1 to 4 p.m. at Warren Dunes State Park (Berrien County)

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