Saturday June 15: Dan Keto leads trip along Kalamazoo River Valley Trail in the Floodplain Forest of the Kalamazoo River

Floodplain Forests: Kalamazoo Valley River Trail

Saturday June 15, 9:00 to 11:00 AM

The esteemed Dan Keto will be leading us along the Kalamazoo River Trail. He will show us some of the typical floodplain trees and forbs, as well as the wildlife associated with the riverine habitat. We will also learn some of the history of the trail.

Daniel X. Keto is the Lead Interpretive Naturalist at the Kalamazoo Nature Center for 16 years and has received national and regional awards from the National Association of Interpretation, and when he is not doing that he is out in the yard digging and gardening.

We will start at Mosel Road in Parchment. Park along the river near the Parchment post office, meet at the corner across from Parchment post office on Mosel bridge (near the intersection of Mosel and Riverview).

Directions:  From downtown Kalamazoo: North on Park Street (Business US-131). Continue on Bus. 131 around curve,  and take immediate right on Westnedge Ave. Take next right (east) on Mosel Ave. Go about 1 mile, cross Kalamazoo River, and turn left on Commerce Lane. Park along Commerce Lane. You'll see us.

To downtown Kalamazoo from elsewhere: 1-94 to US-131 to exit 36A (Stadium Dr. to East). Follow Business-131 through Park St.