3rd Annual Aldo Leopold Festival
Date: 6/1/2017 - 6/4/2017
 
Visit the new Aldo Leopold Festival web site at www.aldoleopoldfestival.com for all the information and the most complete schedule! 

NEW: registration this year is just $5, and you can register online here: https://events.anr.msu.edu/event.cfm?eventID=D040B85D0458D0F5

Check-in, maps and programs available all weekend at the Hessel School House (Avery Arts and Nature Learning Center), 3206 W. Cedar Rd., Hessel; 906.484.1333, hesselschoolhouse@gmail.com.

Aldo Leopold Festival Weekend - Schedule at a Glance

Thursday, June 1
-5:30 am to 3pm Upper Peninsula Kirtland’s Warbler and Boreal Breeding Birds with Elliot Nelson

Friday, June 2, 2017

-7am to 10 am - Birding for Marsh Birds with Elliot Nelson
-10 am to 4 pm - Sea Kayak the Sweet Waters of Lake Huron Kayak Outing
-7 pm – Project Ice – Movie and Discussion at Les Cheneaux Community Schools Auditorium

Saturday, June 3, 2017
-7 am to 10am - Birding for Warblers and Waterfowl with Elliot Nelson
-9 am – Wildflower Walk with Moira “Pat” Wilson
-9:30 am to 12 pm – Geology of the Les Cheneaux Area and Carmeuse Lime Stone Quarry Tour-10 am – Aldo Leopold Festival Triathlon – Begins at Hessel Beach, Hessel
-10 am to 4 pm - “Green Bird” Birdhouse Family Workshop at Pickle Point in Hessel
-12 pm – Tying Your Fishing Flies with Fred Hofnagle
-1 pm to 3 pm – Children’s Activities at Old Shell Gallery
-1:30 pm – Wildflower Walk with Moira “Pat” Wilson
-1:30 pm to 4 pm– Geology of the Les Cheneaux Area and Carmeuse Lime Stone Quarry Tour
-2 pm to 5 pm - Paddle to Duck Bay Kayak Outing
-2:30 pm – Great Lakes Mammals with Wil Reding, AKA Yas Ennya Oyaka
-4 pm to 6 pm - Birding for Warblers and Waterfowl with Elliot Nelson
-4 pm – Aldo Leopold and the Slow Fire with Peter Payette
-7 pm – Making Waves: The Battle for the Great Lakes – Movie at Les Cheneaux Community Schools Auditorium

Sunday, June 4, 2017
-7 am to 10 am - Birding for Grassland and Marsh Birds with Elliot Nelson
-7 am to 10 am - Bird Walk at the Gerstacker Preserve with Dave Ewert
-9 am to 1-pm - Paddle the Historic Waters of Aldo Leopold Kayak Outing
-1 pm-3 pm – Les Cheneaux Lion’s Club Community Picnic
 
 
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