March 28, 2013 | Vol. 94, No. 73

Porcupine Mountains park plans Arbor Day celebration with guided hike

ONTONAGON — The Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park will host a guided hike as part of statewide events celebrating Arbor Day in Michigan.

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The hike is scheduled for April 27 at 1 p.m. (EDT.) The Porkies is one of nine locations hosting a Michigan Department of Natural Resources-sponsored events.

“This is the first year that we are doing an event with Arbor Day,” said Bob Wild, park interpreter. “We usually do events around Earth Day.”

The event is part of a new initiative for the Porkies to partner with other entities, including the MDNR’s Forestry Service Division.

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