Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Pinckney Recreation Area
8555 Silver Hill Road,
Pinckney, MI 48169

Hankerd dry sand prairie and oak barrens is a neat place that needs ongoing removal of invasive plants to keep it in good condition! We may be pulling spotted knapweed, so please wear long pants and long sleeves as some individuals are sensitive to this plant. We may also cut or foliar herbicide small autumn olive shrubs. So, come for a smorgasbord of invasive plant control to maintain this special ecosystem and the neat native plants that grow here! Meet at the Halfmoon Lake parking lot to help out. From North Territorial Road, take Hankerd Road north until you see the entrance on the left. GPS coordinates: 42.416555, -83.998425

All volunteers are asked to register either by using the volunteer registration form or via email [email protected].

The full Calendar of Volunteer Stewardship Workdays (which includes workday details, maps and directions, as well as the stewardship volunteer registration form) is available via the DNR website

For more information about invasive species please visit

Please Note: The Michigan Department of Natural Resources makes every effort to provide the most up-to-date and accurate information on the web calendar. However, dates occasionally change and events may be canceled for any reason. Please call the unit hosting the event to confirm dates and times prior to your arrival.

A Recreation Passport is required for entry into all Michigan state parks and recreation areas. Check "YES" when you renew your license plate at the Secretary of State.

For camping reservations, visit or call 1-800-447-2757.

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