• Upcoming Events

    • Humbug Reunion! Monarchs on the Move!

      Photo: A visitor happily smiles at a monarch butterfly she is holding at a previous refuge reunion. Photo by Jake Bonello/USFWS Bonello_volunteer_USFWS
      Saturday September 7, 2019
      Humbug Reunion! Monarchs on the move!
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm 
      While we await the visitor center grand opening, let’s enjoy activities along the Humbug Marsh Unit trails!    Help us celebrate the AMAZING Monarch Butterfly!!!  Come walk the trails, look for Monarchs, make Monarch crafts and see captive bred butterflies up close and personal!
      Come for a portion or the entire event.     
      PARKING FOR THE EVENT IS LOCATED AT 28007 West Jefferson, Gibraltar Michigan 48173 across the street from HyCal on West Jefferson. 
        
      For more information please contact Jennie Braatz at jennifer_braatz@fws.gov or by calling at 734-288-6459.
      Photo: A visitor happily smiles at a monarch butterfly she is holding at a previous refuge reunion. Photo by Jake Bonello/USFWS 
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    • Lotus Walk at Gibraltar Bay Unit

      Photo: Logo for the Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy Blue Waves with grasses and birds courtesy Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy
      Sunday August 18, 2019
       
      Lotus Walk at Gibraltar Bay Unit
       
      1:00 pm 
       
      Join Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy staff at the Gibraltar Bay Unit for a walk covering the topic of the incredible Lotus flower! View the lotus flowers blooming in the Gibraltar Bay! 
       
      Please contact GINLC.education@gmail.com for more information
       
      LOCATION: Gibraltar Bay Unit 28820 East River Road, Grosse Ile, MI. 
       
      Photo: Logo for the Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy Blue Waves with grasses and birds courtesy Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy
       
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    • Point Mouillee Waterfowl Festival 2019

      Photo: Duck Decoys on dusty road at waterfowl festival courtesy Mike Grosso/USFWS Volunteer
      September 21-22, 2019
       
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm
      Point Mouillee Waterfowl Festival
      Pointe Mouillee State Game Area
      The 71st annual festival returns with a variety of interactive activities including dog demonstrations; shooting and boat-racing events; the Midwest Decoy Contest; Wildlife Art Show and crafts; and hip-boot races for men, women and youth.
      Fore more information please visit the festival website at http://michiganfun.com/event/pte-mouillee-waterfowl-festival/ 
      Photo: Duck Decoys on dusty road at waterfowl festival courtesy Mike Grosso/USFWS Volunteer 
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