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Fall Mushroom Hunt – Chelsea
Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Fall Mushroom Hunt - Chelsea

Search the woods to find and collect fall mushrooms! Afterwards, mushroom expert Phil Tedeschi will talk about what you have collected and identify those that are edible or poisonous. Bring a basket or paper bag and waxed paper for collecting.
Cost: $2/person or $5/family.
Due to the nature of the program, advance registration is required at 734-475-3170.
Limited to 30 people.

Fall Library Seminar – Jackson
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

This event, hosted by Jackson County Master Gardener Association will feature guest speaker, Janet High from Beans Garden Center, who will teach on gardening with bulbs. Following the presentation, a panel of Master Gardeners will host a Q&A session on preparing your garden for winter. Contact the library for more information.

Out of the Darkness Walk – Spring Arbor
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Out of the Darkness Walk - Spring Arbor

Join the Jackson District Library, in partnership with the American Foundation For Suicide Prevention, for the Jackson County Suicide Awareness Walk.
In addition to the walk, this event will feature speakers, music and family activities.
The walk begins at the Falling Waters Trail Head at 1 PM.
With questions, email
Click here to register, or register at the event beginning at 12pm.

Kayak/Canoe Trip – Jackson
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am

The members of the Grand River Environmental Action Team (G.R.E.A.T.) have a canoe/kayak trip on the Grand River scheduled for Sunday, October 6. The trip begins at 11:00 AM at the Maple Grove Rd DNR Boat Launch and take-out is at the South State Rd adjacent to US 127. (Trip Map).
For the shuttle to place your vehicle at the take-out, arrive at put-in between 10:15 AM and 10:30AM. This will be a 2.5 to 4 hour event: remember to dress for the weather and to bring a change of clothing in a waterproof bag.
This paddle winds through mostly natural secluded wooded areas with large trees. The river is mostly wide with a slow current. The water should be fairly cold.
To reserve a canoe or kayak at no charge and to check trip status due to weather, call 517-416-4234 or check Click on the CALENDAR button on GREAT’s website for trip attributes, maps, and put-in and take-out sites. Trips cancelled due to problems with weather or water levels will be scheduled for the following Sunday.