Posted in May 2014

Weekly Update: May 23rd

Another week down in the 2014 Garlic Mustard Challenge, and our total pounds have more than doubled! At the close of this week, we’ve collectively pulled (and reported)… 27,399 pounds of garlic mustard! In the Heavy Weight Division, Huron Arbor is still keeping ahead of West Michigan. Will they be able to keep the lead … Continue reading

Weekly Update: May 16th

The garlic mustard is bulking up, and so are the pounds in the Garlic Mustard Challenge! At the end of the fifth full week of the 2014 Garlic Mustard Challenge, we’ve pulled 11,658 pounds!  In the Heavy Weight Division, the Huron Arbor Cluster is in the lead with 4,030 pounds! However, West Michigan Cluster has … Continue reading

Spring: A Season of Change and Opportunity

Despite spring being in full swing, here’s beautiful piece written by Spencer Kellum of the Stewardship Network on the changing of seasons and what it means for our local ecosystems:   Spring: A Season of Change and Opportunity By Spencer Kellum   Ah, spring… The time of the year when the snow melts, birds embark … Continue reading

Weekly Update: May 9th

We’re officially one month into the 2014 Garlic Mustard Challenge! It’s been a slow ramp up this year, but with thunderstorms rolling through, leaves finally budding out, and temperatures reaching the 80s yesterday here in Ann Arbor, I think it’s fair to say that Spring has finally sprung. It seems like in the last week … Continue reading