July 28, 2014

Annual Au Sable Cedar Restoration Outings Scheduled for September

ANNUAL MASON TRACT CEDAR PLANTING OUTING

Join the Michigan Chapter of the Sierra Club and the Anglers of the Au Sable for their Annual Au Sable River Clean Up and Tree Planting on Saturday, September 6th. We will meet at 10AM at the Au Sable Lodge, 471 Stephan Bridge Road, Grayling, MI. (M-72 east of Grayling and north of Stephan Bridge Road) to get organized and split up into assigned groups for the clean up. The Sierra Club will be working with the Cedars of the Au Sable group to weed, pick up litter, replace a few tree cages and replace a few cedar saplings on the banks of the Mason Tract of the South Branch of the Au Sable River. Bring work gloves, trowels, tree spades, etc. An afternoon barbecue at the Au Sable Lodge will follow. To RSVP your help or for more outing details (and local camping information if needed), contact Lorne Beatty at 810-632-7766 or at lorne.beatty@michigan.sierraclub.org.


UPPER MANISTEE CEDAR PLANTING OUTING

Join the Michigan Chapter of the Sierra Club, Cedars of the Au Sable and other conservation groups for a day of tree planting on the Upper Manistee River west of Frederic, Michigan on September 20th. We will meet at 9AM at the Old Fly Factory in downtown Grayling, next to the I-75 Business Loop bridge on the Au Sable River, to organize and split up into groups. Bring work gloves, trowels, tree spades, rain gear, etc. An afternoon barbecue back at the Old Fly Factory will follow the planting. To RSVP your help or for more information, contact Lorne Beatty at 810-632-7766 or at lorne.beatty@michigan.sierraclub.org.