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
or text/call (231)-690-9561

Ludington State Park Garlic Mustard Pull

Help protect the park from invasive plants like garlic mustard and spotted knapweed! We’ll cover the basic plant identification and then pull plants near the trailhead. This event is being hosted by the Friends of the Ludington State Park.

Meet at the small parking area at the intersection of Piney Ridge Rd and 19th Street, which is just north of the Hobby Crest Resort. Parking area coordinates: 44.018014, -86.473231

Long sleeve shirts, long pants and closed-toed shoes are highly recommended.

Get registered or for more information contact Emily Leslie at