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Gunflint Green Up schedule of events

What: Gunflint Green Up tree planting celebration, May 2-4 Who: Volunteers are welcome; registration deadline is Tuesday. Cost: Registration is $30 per person. Includes the welcome picnic, box lunch, thank you dinner and dance, trees, planting eq...

What: Gunflint Green Up tree planting celebration, May 2-4

Who: Volunteers are welcome; registration deadline is Tuesday.

Cost: Registration is $30 per person. Includes the welcome picnic, box lunch, thank you dinner and dance, trees, planting equipment and T-shirt.

Where: Applicants will be notified by e-mail where to meet for their planting duties.

For more information: Go to www.gunflintgreenup.com or call (218) 388-2275.

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Friday, May 2

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Walks and talks in the forest:

* "Fire in the Jack Pine" -- Lissa Grover, USDA Forest Service wildlife biologist

Location: Gunflint Lodge Conference Center

* "Treasures of the Gunflint Trail Historical Society" -- Sue Kerfoot

Location: Gunflint Lodge

* "Fire Ecology Hike" -- Steve Robertson, USDA Forest Service naturalist

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Location: Meet at Magnetic Rock Trailhead.

4-6 p.m.

Gunflint Trail Volunteer Fire Department demonstrations

Location: Gunflint Lodge waterfront

5:50-7:30 p.m.

Welcome picnic

Location: Big Top at Gunflint Lodge

8 p.m.

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"Looking Back" Presentation by Layne Kennedy

Location: Big Top at Gunflint Lodge

Saturday, May 3

9:30 a.m.

Start of all-day tree planting. Box lunch provided. Dress appropriately.

Location: Volunteers will be notified.

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Thank-you dinner

Location: Big Top at Gunflint Lodge

8 p.m.

Dance to the Splinters, a local zydeco, celtic, rock, tex-mex, electric polka dance band.

Location: Big Top at Gunflint Lodge.

Sunday, May 4

10 a.m.

Ham Run Half Marathon

Information available at www.hamrunhalfmarathon.com; not included in the Green Up registration fee

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