Online Native Plant Sale

Help protect our species by gardening with native plants! These important plant species provide nectar, pollen, and seeds that serve as food for insects, birds and animals. They also require minimal maintenance and water. AFFEW has been hosted an annual native plant sale since 2019! Learn more and place your order on our Online Native Plant Sale page.

 

Free Youth Birding Hike

Levi Wilson will lead 7-12 yrs olds at Ludington State Park in search of breeding songbirds plus migrant shorebirds, gulls, and terns.

This event is co-sponsored by AFFEW and Sable Dunes Audubon. We’ll have a limited amount of binoculars available for the kids.

Advance sign up and parent attendance required!
To register contact Julia Chambers at president@affew.org
or text/call (231)-690-9561

Dig It! Youth Summer Series | It’s all about BIRDS!

Representatives from Sable Dunes Audubon Society will talk about the many birds seen around the garden and we’ll build birdhouses to attract MORE!

Get signed up by calling the MSU Extension office at 231-845-3361. We’ll email you a registration form to complete your registration and a list of instructions to make it a great experience. You can also Get Registered online. Space is limited! WE WILL CONTACT YOU IF ANY OF THE SESSIONS YOU REGISTERED FOR ARE FULL!!

Native Plant Sale

Help protect our species by gardening with native plants! These important plant species provide nectar, pollen, and seeds that serve as food for insects, birds and animals. They also require minimal maintenance and water. AFFEW will partner with Birdsfoot Native Nursery to bring these amazing plants to YOU!

 

Native Plant Garden & Single Species Flat Preorders

Help protect our species by gardening with native plants! AFFEW is taking Preorders through May 23 for Garden & Single Species Flats. All preorders can be picked up at our Native Plant Sale sale on June 12. These important plant species provide nectar, pollen, and seeds that serve as food for insects, birds and animals. They also require minimal maintenance and water. AFFEW will partner with Birdsfoot Native Nursery to bring these amazing plants to YOU!

Learn more about this event on our Native Plant Sale page!

 

AFFEW Nature Hike Series | Exploring Nature Close to Home

Learn about unique plants, trees, animals and birds close to town with local author and botanist Dave Dister! He’ll point out the variety of species found in the wetland, open field and hiking trails found behind Ludington United Methodist Church. In January 2020 Dave self-published “The Birds of Mason County, Michigan.” He’ll have copies of his book available for sale the day of the hike.

Sorry but this hike if FULL!

AFFEW Nature Hike Series | Exploring Nature Close to Home

Learn about unique plants, trees, animals and birds close to town with local author and botanist Dave Dister! He’ll point out the variety of species found in the wetland, open field and hiking trails found behind Ludington United Methodist Church. In January 2020 Dave self-published “The Birds of Mason County, Michigan.” He’ll have copies of his book available for sale the day of the hike.

Sorry but this hike if FULL!

Native Plant Sale

Help protect our species by gardening with native plants! AFFEW will offer a variety of native plants for sale in June. These important plant species provide nectar, pollen, and seeds that serve as food for insects, birds and animals. They also require minimal maintenance and water. AFFEW will partner with Birdsfoot Native Nursery to bring these amazing plants to YOU!