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Experience Kent County Parks and Michigan Trails

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By Nancy Bedell, March 4, 2017 River City Wild Ones programs this year began with the February meeting, a introduction to lesser known Kent County Parks by Kate Meyer, Executive Director of the Kent County Parks Foundation, and Jim Bradley, Vice President of West Michigan Chapter of the North Country Trail Association, highlighting history and… Read more »

Pollinators Small & Mighty!

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Check out our RCWO Events drop down menu for Community Events listings. Going Native: Pollinators Small & Mighty Wednesday, March 1 ? 6:30 ? 8:30 PM Founders Brewing Hosted by: Native Edge, LLC For more information click here.  

Michigan, A Mittenful of Riches

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By Marty Arnold, November 30 On November 21, Dr. Mary Jane Dockery, founder of the Blandford Nature Center, talked to RCWO members and guests about the ?four chapters? in the story of Michigan?s geologic history. It was an interesting and informative presentation, punctuated by Mary Jane’s humor! The first chapter was marked by violent volcanic… Read more »

Community Starts in Your Own Back Yard

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Our October meeting was held at Roselle Park Resource Center in Ada. It was the first time we had used this facility. Ada Park’s director, Mark Fitzpatrick, was there to greet us and give us an overview of this beautiful venue with its green roof and reclaimed barn siding. Late Spring our own RCWO members… Read more »

What is that fungus among us?

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For those who were able to attend our program last year about mushrooms, you will remember what a pleasure it was to hear Nicole Mathias speak and see all of her interesting specimens. If you missed it or just want to learn more, here is your chance. Mushroom Identification Field Trip at Dolan Natural Area… Read more »