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FLG 2009 CALENDAR

January 7
FLG Board Meeting / Ione’s House

March 7
FLG supports Quiet Water Symposium w/booth
http://www.quietwatersymposium.org
9 – 6 @ MSU Livestock Pavilion

March 18
FLG Board Meeting / Bob’s House

April 9
6:30pm - 8:30pm
DeWitt Fire Station @ 911 W. Main St.
FLG joint Public Meeting w/DeWitt Millennium Garden Club

Topic: "The Benefits of Rain Gardens and Rain Barrels", w/Patricia Pennell with West Michigan Environmental Action Council.

http://www.raingardens.org

May 16
Spring Canoe Trip on Looking Glass River (weather pending)

May 23
Backup date for Canoe Trip

June
(Riverside Park Bank Stabilization Project – Vols needed)

June 6
Install Bridge Signs & Maintain Forest Hills Access Site

June 9
FLG Board Meeting / Jon’s house

June 13
Install Bridge Signs / Vols needed

July 28
FLG Board of Director's Mtng - 6pm Sam's Kitchen, DeWitt

September, TBA
Riverside Park Bank Stabilization Project – pending City of DeWitt funding and low water levels.  Vols needed.

September 15
2nd public meeting of the year:
Walking tour of Wildflower Meadows in DeWitt Tues., Sept. 15 @ 6PM.  To demonstrate how the City of DeWitt’s Storm Water Ordinance and the unique land use designs of the housing development is benefitting its neighbors and the Looking Glass River watershed. Wildflower Meadows is located at the NW corner of Herbison and DeWitt Roads just south of the U.S. Post office.  This should be of interest to parents, middle and high school students, science teachers, government officials and anyone interested in preserving our natural world where we live. newsletter>>

September 26
`09 LogJamBee  & Loggers Lunch - Vols needed
photos of event>>

October 10
Fall Canoe Trip on Looking Glass River (weather pending)
Spring 2009 float photo>>

8:30AM Spot cars @ Heritage Park launch in Wacousta (behind the Watertown Twp offices). 9AM Depart DeWitt's Riverside Park for the 3.5 hr float.

October 31
Alternative Date / Fall Canoe Trip

November 9
Quarterly mtng: Looking Glass Garden Club at the Looking Glass Regional Fire Authority Fire Station located at 7720 W. Grand River Hwy, in the "training room". (Near the Flying J Restaurant & Truck Stop). 7 - 7:45pm: Keynote Bob Bishop, communications dir. for The Friends of the Looking Glass River. PowerPoint: "Postcards from the Looking Glass". 8pm: Membership mtng. Public welcome. Deb Plichta for details: debplichta@gmail.com (517) 626-2039.

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