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May 2019

Join Us for a Green Bike Tour!

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wayne State Student Center (South), 5221 Gullen Mall
Detroit, MI 48202 United States
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$1

Join DFC for a 12-mile green water infrastructure bike tour of Detroit, organized by Sierra Club and Wayne State University.On this moderately-paced bike tour, you will stop to see rain gardens, green roofs, permeable pavers, rain barrels and other examples of green solutions in the City of Detroit.

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June 2019

Working with Lots Workshop Series: Maintaining Perennials and Trees

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Seyburn St. Memorial & Honor Garden, 3747 Seyburn St.
Detroit, MI 48214 United States
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$5

This workshop will discuss the maintenance needs of gardens in their first two to three years, including water needs and weed identification, along with tips to suppress weeds, and techniques for weeding, pruning, mulching, and composting. The hands-on components will include weeding, pruning, and mulching. Click here to secure your spot. Class size is limited!

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July 2019

Working with Lots Workshop Series: Building Benches

July 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Motor City Grounds Crew, 16006 E. Warren St.
Detroit, MI 48224 United States
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$20

This workshop will guide participants through the process of constructing a simple wood bench. The hands-on component will include guiding attendees through the different aspects of the construction process, including marking and sawing lumber, drilling holes, assembling a bench, etc. Participants will have the option to choose between using hand tools or power tools.

Participants will work together to assemble a bench during the workshop, and each participant will leave with all the materials for one bench, cut to size, and the know-how to assemble at home. RSVP to secure your spot. Class size is limited!

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September 2019

Rain Gardens 101 Workshop at Detroit Cristo Rey High School

September 12 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Detroit Cristo Rey High School, 5679 Vernor Hwy.
Detroit, MI 48209 United States
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Free

Learn how you can be a part of Detroit's sustainability movement and protect our waterways by planting a rain garden for FREE! Register today for this educational opportunity. Over the course of this series, you'll learn about: Detroit's water system and the role green stormwater infrastructure can play in maintaining healthy waterways and creating vibrant communities What makes these gardens 'stormwater management' all-stars Plus more

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Rain Gardens 101 at Oak Grove AME Church

September 13 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Oak Grove AME Church, 19801 Cherrylawn St.
Detroit, MI 48221 United States
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Free

Learn how you can be a part of Detroit's sustainability movement and protect our waterways by planting a rain garden for FREE! Register today for this educational opportunity. Over the course of this series, you'll learn about: Detroit's water system and the role green stormwater infrastructure can play in maintaining healthy waterways and creating vibrant communities What makes these gardens 'stormwater management' all-stars Plus more

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Rain Garden Installation Workshop at Detroit Cristo Rey High School

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Detroit Cristo Rey High School, 5679 Vernor Hwy.
Detroit, MI 48209 United States
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Free

Learn how you can be a part of Detroit's sustainability movement and protect our waterways by planting a rain garden for FREE!

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Rain Garden Installation at Oak Grove AME Church

September 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Oak Grove AME Church, 19801 Cherrylawn St.
Detroit, MI 48221 United States
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Learn how you can be a part of Detroit's sustainability movement and protect our waterways by planting a rain garden for FREE!

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Working with Lots Workshop Series: Fall Garden Maintenance

September 28
North Cass Community Garden, 4155 2nd Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201 United States
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  Purpose:  Mulching, dividing, protecting, planting, thinning... In the garden, the fall season is an important time to wrap things up for winter and plan for next season. In this class, we will cover the variety of tasks that will ensure an even more beautiful and productive garden next season.

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October 2019

Maintaining Rain Gardens Workshop at Detroit Cristo Rey High School

October 3 @ 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Detroit Cristo Rey High School, 5679 Vernor Hwy.
Detroit, MI 48209 United States
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Free

Learn how you can be a part of Detroit's sustainability movement and protect our waterways by planting a rain garden for FREE!

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Maintaining Rain Gardens Workshop at Oak Grove AME Church

October 15 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Oak Grove AME Church, 19801 Cherrylawn St.
Detroit, MI 48221 United States
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Free

Learn how you can be a part of Detroit's sustainability movement and protect our waterways by planting a rain garden for FREE! Register today for this educational opportunity.

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