UPCOMING MEETINGS AND EVENTS

August 15, 2019 — Dive deep into the waters of the Great Lakes with Aquatic Ecologist Matt Herbert as he shares with you the history of our fisheries. Learn what makes these finned friends so special, the threats they face and the innovative science we're using to revive native populations. Register online by August 12 at nature.org/events or call Mary Louks at 517-316-2260. Light fare provided. Space is limited. The Peninsula Room, 13512 Peninsula Drive, 5:30-7 p.m.

August 16, 2019 — Lower Boardman River Leadership Team pop-up conversation on a Unified Plan that will look to protect, restore, and preserve access and wise use of the 1.6 miles of the Boardman River that is located in Downtown Traverse City. Friday Night Live, 5:30-9 p.m.

August 17, 2019 — Lower Boardman River Leadership Team pop-up conversation on a Unified Plan that will look to protect, restore, and preserve access and wise use of the 1.6 miles of the Boardman River that is located in Downtown Traverse City. Sara Hardy Downtown Farmers Market, 7:30 a.m. to noon.

August 17, 2019 — Adams Chapter TU member dinner, Ranch Rudolph.

August 19, 2019 — Lower Boardman River Leadership Team pop-up conversation on a Unified Plan that will look to protect, restore, and preserve access and wise use of the 1.6 miles of the Boardman River that is located in Downtown Traverse City. Rare Bird, 4-6 p.m.

August 20, 2019 — Lower Boardman River Leadership Team pop-up conversation on a Unified Plan that will look to protect, restore, and preserve access and wise use of the 1.6 miles of the Boardman River that is located in Downtown Traverse City. BLK/MRKT, 8-10 a.m.

August 20, 2019 — Lower Boardman River Leadership Team pop-up conversation on a Unified Plan that will look to protect, restore, and preserve access and wise use of the 1.6 miles of the Boardman River that is located in Downtown Traverse City. Workshop Brewing, 4-6 p.m.

August 21, 2019 — Lower Boardman River Leadership Team pop-up conversation on a Unified Plan that will look to protect, restore, and preserve access and wise use of the 1.6 miles of the Boardman River that is located in Downtown Traverse City. Sara Hardy Downtown Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to noon.

August 22, 2019 — Lower Boardman River Leadership Team pop-up conversation on a Unified Plan that will look to protect, restore, and preserve access and wise use of the 1.6 miles of the Boardman River that is located in Downtown Traverse City. Senior Center, 9-11 a.m.

August 23, 2019 — Lower Boardman River Leadership Team pop-up conversation on a Unified Plan that will look to protect, restore, and preserve access and wise use of the 1.6 miles of the Boardman River that is located in Downtown Traverse City. Friday Night Live, 5:30-9 p.m.

August 28, 2019 — “Emerging Visions for the Boardman River,” a community forum on the future of the Boardman River, hosted by the Brook Trout Coalition and the Adams Chapter of Trout Unlimited. Panelists are Christine Crissman, Executive Director of the Watershed Center; Steve Largent, Boardman River Program Coordinator for the Grand Traverse Conservation District; Brett Fessell, River Restoration Ecologist for the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians; and Mike Vickery of the Lower Boardman River Leadership Team. The forum will be moderated by Peter Payette, the Executive Director of Interlochen Public Radio. McGuire Room of the Traverse Area District Library, 6 to 8:45 a.m. The public is invited.

September 12, 2019 — Natural Resources Commission meeting, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI, 9 a.m.