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(Lansing) Red Cedar

Meetings

The (Lansing) Red Cedar Chapter of Wild Ones usually meets on the third Wednesday of the month, from 7 pm to 9 pm. Contact Mark Ritzenhein, acting president, for further details, at (517) 336-0965, or mritz@acd.net.


Date: Saturday, August 10, 2002
Time: 9 am–noon
Location: Ingham Conservation District property
    1031 W. Dexter Trail (map)
    Mason, MI 48854
    (517) 676-2290

Description: This meeting will be a field trip to the new Ingham Conservation District property in Mason, as well as an open house for the Red Cedar Chapter. The District is located on the site of the old State Game Farm, a beautiful rolling setting of woodland, fallow fields, and rushing water. Susan Tangora, District Executive Director, will be our hostess. She will show us the native habitats being developed around the headquarters, as well as some of the beautiful potential of the rest of the property. All are welcome to attend. For further information, contact Mark Ritzenhein at (517) 336-0965 or mritz@acd.net.

Directions: From Lansing, take Cedar Street south to Mason, or US-127 south to the Cedar Street exit at Mason (or Okemos Road south to Mason); then take Ash Street (M-36) east past the Court House and the Ingham County Fairgrounds. Dexter Trail will angle off to the right (southeast) just a mile out of town; continue on Dexter Trail for approximately 2.5 miles until crossing over Mud Creek. The District office is a house on the right-hand (south) side of the road.

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Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2002
Time: 7 pm–9 pm
Location: Hancock Turfgrass Research Center
    Michigan State University
    East Lansing, MI

Description: For this meeting, Dr. Clif Welsch will speak on his efforts to convert his 10-acre farm near Lansing into a native landscape. A subsequent field trip may follow on the weekend. All are welcome to attend. For further information, contact Mark Ritzenhein at (517) 336-0965 or mritz@acd.net.

Directions: The Hancock Turfgrass Research Center is the white steel building located on the east side of Farm Lane, just south of Mt. Hope Road.

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Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2002
Time: 7 pm–9 pm
Location: Hancock Turfgrass Research Center
    Michigan State University
    East Lansing, MI

Description: Ray Rustem, from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, will be our guest speaker. All are welcome to attend. For further information, contact Mark Ritzenhein at (517) 336-0965 or mritz@acd.net.

Directions: The Hancock Turfgrass Research Center is the white steel building located on the east side of Farm Lane, just south of Mt. Hope Road.

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