Winter doesn’t slow us down at MNA! We will be exploring Michigan in a variety of ways this winter, including special opportunities to snowshoe and cross-country ski through some of the state’s most unique landscapes.
Last winter, MNA members and friends enjoyed snowshoe hikes in the Keweenaw. Hikers experienced the beautiful snow-covered dunes, frozen rivers and Lake Superior shoreline. The snowshoe hikes were so popular that MNA has planned more of them this winter! We hope you’ll be able to join us to experience one of Michigan’s most picturesque areas – the Keweenaw Peninsula!
Snowshoe hikes this winter:
Saturday, January 6 – Redwyn’s Dunes Nature Sanctuary, near Eagle Harbor
Saturday, January 19 – Black Creek Nature Sanctuary, near Calumet
Saturday, February 2 – Gratiot Lake Overlook Nature Sanctuary, near Copper Harbor
Saturday, February 23 – Rooks Memorial Nature Sanctuary, near Copper Harbor
Sunday, March 3 – Robert T. Brown Plant Preserve, near Painesdale
Email email@example.com to RSVP or for details about the snowshoe hikes. Please RSVP so MNA can advise you of any emergency cancellations.
This year, MNA is also offering two cross-country ski opportunities. On Saturday, January 26, join steward Mary Probst for a cross-country ski along the Eagle Harbor Township Recreation Trail in Keweenaw County.
In the Lower Peninsula, steward Patricia Pennell will lead a cross-country ski trip through the beautiful Five Lakes Muskegon Nature Sanctuary in Muskegon County on Saturday, February 2. If there is no snow, Patricia will still lead a hike, a rare opportunity to explore this unique sanctuary. For details about either of these trips, please visit MNA’s website.
Keep checking MNA’s event calendar for more winter events. We hope to see you in the field!