OTG: Grayling State Forest Apple Tree Pruning

On Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 10am we will be meeting for a wildlife habitat event pruning apple trees at the King Orchard in the Grayling State Forest. Volunteers will meet at Charlie's Country Corner truck stop located off of I-75 exit 251, 5800 Nelson A Miles Parkway, Grayling, MI 49738. The project site is a historic apple orchard within the state forest that provides essential soft mast to the areas wildlife including whitetail deer, black bear, elk, small game, and birds. 

This project site was selected by the areas DNR Wildlife Biologist, Brain Piccolo and volunteer efforts are in coordination with the National Wild Turkey Federation as well as the Ruffed Grouse Society.

Dead limbs only will be pruned from the apple trees within the forest; they will be easy to spot as the healthy limbs have full foliage this time of year. All tools including small handsaws, loppers, and pruning shears will be provided as well as safety gear, t-shirts, and food/water for all volunteers. 

Please RSVP to volunteer for wildlife!

  • August 07, 2016 at 10am – 4pm
  • Charlie's Country Corner
    5800 Nelson A Miles Pkwy
    Grayling, MI 49738
    United States
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  • 10 people are going
  • Sarah Topp


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  • commented 2016-07-13 11:07:02 -0400
    Hi I’m Devin Kramer, vice president of the Flint River Chapter of the NWTF. I will be coming on behalf of my chapter, please reserve me and one other person that I will be bringinga spot, so two total. Thank you.
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    Please RSVP: OTG: Grayling State Forest Apple Tree Pruning
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