Grand River Environmental Action Team

GREAT LAND INVASIVE SPECIES REMOVAL

 Please join the Grand River Environmental Action Team on Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. until noon to help remove invasive species from the GREAT Land in Blackman Township. This property consists of over 25 acres with almost a half mile of frontage on the Grand River.  You can reach the property by taking Lansing Avenue North from Parnall Road  for 0.7 miles, turn right on Cardinal Crest (after second gas station) to its end at Canary Lane.  Then turn left onto the gravel drive and you will see the large green pole barn with a red metal roof.

The process to remove the invasive species is labor intensive.  Chain saws and loppers are used to cut the woody plants and then they are piled up to naturally decay while providing habitat for birds, mammals and reptiles.  The trunks and stems are treated with an herbicide which prevents regrowth of the invasive species.

Be sure to dress warm for the weather as some of our past events have been cold and snowy.

We will be meeting in GREAT’s pole barn on December 3, 2022 and please RSVP to Great by calling 517-416-4234 and leave a message.

GREAT   Grand River Environmental Action Team

Founded in 1990, the Grand River Environmental Action Team is a Local 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of and restoration of the Upper River Watershed in the Jackson County of south central Michigan.

GREAT organizes clean-up activities & monthly public paddling outings to create environmental awareness 

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NEXT BOARD MEETING

November 2, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.

at Blackman Township

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Click the Join us link below to become or renew membership in the Grand River Environmental Action Team.  GREAT's fiscal year runs from January 1 to December 31.  Your donations and membership dues are tax deductible.

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Contact Information

 GREAT 

 PO Box 223

 Jackson, MI 49204


 517-416-4234 • grand@great-mi.org



Mission

The mission of GREAT is to promote the protection and preservation of the Grand River Watershed through activities and educational programs.

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