White Lake Area Nature Walk Photos

2017 White Lake Area Guided Nature Walk
Schedule & Photos

Scroll down for subsequent walks.

 

June 3, 2017
Location: Owasippe Scout Reservation, Paradise Valley  
Topic: A Walk in Paradise
Meeting Location: North on Russell Road from the reservation’s main parking area (9900 Russell Road) for approximately 1.5 miles, about .5 miles before the Fruitvale Road intersection. Parking/trail entrance is across from the entrance to Hiawatha Beach which is marked. (Click map to enlarge)
Guide: Connie Crancer, horticulturist

Click any image for slide show

 

 

July 1, 2017
Location: Montague Bike Path
Topic: Finding Nature in the City
Meeting Location: Cullen Memorial Field parking lot
Guide: Marie Johnson, naturalist.

Click any image for slide show

 

 

August 5, 2017
Location: Duck Lake State Park
Topic: Healthy Shoreline Flora
Meeting Location: State park pavilion
Guide: Patricia Pennell, botanist

Click any image for slide show

For more about each walk,please see:
Exploring The White Lake Area” by Tanya Cabala

 

 

 

September 2, 2017
Location: *Meinert Park
Topic: The Challenge of Dune Conservation
Meeting Location: Lower parking lot
Guide: April Scholtz, land protection director for the Land Conservancy of West Michigan

October 7, 2017
Location: Hilt’s Landing (behind Michigan’s Heritage Park)
Topic: A Living Forest
Meeting Location: Michigan’s Heritage Park parking lot (entry fee waived)
Guide: David Wilson, consulting forester

 

*State or local park fees apply.

For more about each walk,please see: “Exploring The White Lake Area” by Tanya Cabala

 

 

2016 White Lake Area Guided Nature Walk
Schedule & Photos

 For more about each walk,please see: “Exploring The White Lake Area” by Tanya Cabala

June 4, 2016

Location: Owasippe Scout Reservation
Topic: Owasippe Bog Hike
Meeting Location: Reneker Family Camp parking lot
Guide:  Connie Crancer, Horticulturist

CLICK ANY IMAGE FOR SLIDE SHOW
[Scroll down for subsequent walks]

For more about each walk,please see: “Exploring The White Lake Area” by Tanya Cabala


July 2, 2016

Location: Muskegon State Park
Topic: Discovering Lost Lake
Meeting Location: Snug Harbor parking lot
Guide:  April Scholtz, Land Protection Specialist
*State park fee applies

CLICK ANY IMAGE FOR SLIDE SHOW
[Scroll down for subsequent walks]

For more about each walk,please see: “Exploring The White Lake Area” by Tanya Cabala


August 6, 2016

Location: Duck Lake State Park
Topic:  Take Your Best Nature Photo Ever
Meeting Location: Pavilion
Guide:  Patricia Pennell, Botanist and professional photographer
*State park fee applies.

CLICK ANY IMAGE FOR SLIDE SHOW
[Scroll down for subsequent walks]

For more about each walk,please see: “Exploring The White Lake Area” by Tanya Cabala


September 3, 2016

Location: White Lake Pathway
Topic: Animals in the Forest
Meeting Location: White Lake Community Library parking lot
Guide:  Dave Wilson, Forester

CLICK ANY IMAGE FOR SLIDE SHOW
[Scroll down for subsequent walks]

For more about each walk,please see: “Exploring The White Lake Area” by Tanya Cabala


October 1

Location: OxyChem (Occidental Chemical/Hooker Chemical Company) site
Topic: Natural Shoreline Restoration
Meeting Location: OxyChem site (Use the private drive located .1 mile west of the OxyChem Lodge entrance, 7601 Old Channel Trail.)
Guide:  Joe Branch, OxyChem site manager

CLICK ANY IMAGE FOR SLIDE SHOW

For more about each walk,please see: “Exploring The White Lake Area” by Tanya Cabala

Those who wish to receive detailed directions or carpool can meet at the White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at 10:00 a.m.
Walks will begin at 10:30 a.m.
White Lake Area Guided Nature Walks are sponsored through the generous support of Alcoa Howmet.