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The annual Jack Pine Planting Day, which we co-host with Huron Pines, is still up in the air. The event was scheduled to be held on Saturday, May 2. Even though the event is held outdoors, we've decided to hold off out of an abundance of caution. Tree planters work in teams of two at fairly close quarters, which makes it extremely easy to spread the virus. Stay tuned.

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When you catch the eye of Howard Meyerson, the editor of Michigan Blue magazine, you know you're doing something right!


https://www.mibluemag.com/undercurrents/kirtlands-warbler-focus-shifts-from-recovery-to-conservation/

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Here's a round of the coverage of the historic announcement that the Kirtland's Warbler is being removed from the Endangered Species List:


Once Nearly Extinct, Songbird Coming of Endangered Species List, The New York Times, Oct. 8, 2019

Once near extinction, Michigan's Kirtland's warbler bird comes off endangered list, Detroit Free Press, Oct. 8, 2019

The Kirtland’s Warbler Is Another Endangered Species Act Success Story, Ecowatch.com, Oct. 9, 2019

After 50-year conservation effort, songbird flies off U.S. endangered species list, Sciencemag.org, Oct. 8, 2019

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