Thursday, August 19, 2010

Stewards of Bete Grise to hold 2nd Annual Picnic Aug. 22

HOUGHTON -- Stewards of Bete Grise Preserve will hold their Second Annual Picnic from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22, at the preserve.

The public is invited to meet on the beach at 1 p.m. and share in a pot luck lunch at 1:30 p.m. Musicians are invited to bring instruments for a jam session -- unplugged -- at 2 p.m. Other items to bring include a dish to share, beverages, place settings, chairs or blankets, kites and beach toys.

DIRECTIONS: From U.S. 41 take the Lac La Belle Road 9.5 miles toward Gay to the Bete Grise Preserve parking lot.

This map shows the location of the Bete Grise Preserve and the picnic area on the beach. If heading south from Lac La Belle, the parking lot is on the left. Click on map for larger version. (Map courtesy The Nature Conservancy and Houghton Keweenaw Conservation District)

Stewards of Bete Grise foster protection and appreciation of a unique Great Lakes Coastal dune-swale system through stewardship and education.

For more information call 482-0214.

Photo: Bete Grise beach. (Keweenaw Now file photo)

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