Warren Dunes State Park
Invasive species removal work days: 1-4 p.m. Oct. 13, 20 and 27. Meet at Floral Lane parking lot on Oct. 13; at picnic ground between park headquarters and campground on Oct. 20 and 27. Volunteers will help remove non-native tree saplings from dune areas to protect the natural habitat. No experience is necessary. Bring work gloves and hand trimmers if possible.
Harbor Country Hikers
Hike at Sarett Nature Center: 10 am. Oct. 19. A naturalist from Sarett will lead a two-mile, two-hour hike of moderate difficulty on the upland trails, with great views of the bluff from the river valley below. Sturdy shoes, water and insect repellent recommended. For more information visit www.harborcountryhikers.com.
Sarett Nature Center
Nature with Nate: 1 p.m. Oct. 12. Enjoy a walk with Sarett’s director Nate Fuller, exploring the trails for fall’s blooms, birds and bugs. Members and kids free, non-members $5.
Fall walk at Yankee Springs Recreation Area: 1 p.m. Oct. 20. Meet at Sarett and join a naturalist to visit Yankee Springs Recreation Area in Middleville, which includes 30 miles of hiking trails. Cost is $10 for members, $15 for non-members. Call 927-4832 to register.
Halloween at Sarett: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 26. Volunteers and staff will be on hand to help discover wild creatures and fun activities along the lighted trail. Families can start their journey anytime between 6:30 and 7:30. Snacks and crafts will be inside. Cost is $5/person. Bring a flashlight. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Fernwood Botanical Garden
Geocaching at Fernwood: 1-4 p.m. Oct. 13. Join local geocachers to learn about this fun and addictive activity. By registration only, free with admission.
Perennial Plant Association: Great Lakes Regional Symposia Oct. 18 and 19. Designed for all perennial lovers from professionals to home gardeners. Visit two nurseries and a winery on Friday, hear four guest speakers on Saturday. For registration information, contact (888) 440-3122 ext. 3.
Berrien County Sportsman’s Club
Trap and skeet shooting: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays.
Coloma Rod & Gun Club
Carrying concealed weapon classes: 8 a.m.-5 p.m second Saturday of each month. Cost is $105. Call Andrew Zachary at 351-2051 or 944-7802.
Trap shooting: Thursdays 6-10 p.m. and Sundays from 8 a.m.-noon.
Archery: Ranges open for members at any time; public hours are 8 a.m.-noon Sundays and Thursdays 6-10.
Breakfast: Breakfast is available from 8 a.m. to noon every Sunday. For more information, go online to www.colomarodandgunclub.com.
Watervliet Rod & Gun Club
Trap shooting: 2 p.m. Oct. 13; 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21; 2 p.m. Oct 27.
Carrying concealed weapon classes: 6-10 p.m. Oct. 24; 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 26. Register 6-7 p.m. Oct. 22. Saturday class features an attorney or police officer to speak and answer questions, an NRA course, personal protection in the home, and three hours of range time with one-on-one supervision. Cost is $100. Call 468-3837 or 470-9191 to register.
Submit information for Get Outdoors to sports@TheHP.com, fax to 429-4392 or call 429-1294 by Wednesday.