Ludington State Park offers “Earth Day Celebration” on Saturday, April 22nd. Activities begin at 10:00 A.M. at the Hamlin Day Use Area in the Park. Activities run until 4:00 P.M. A morning fishing contest will kick off festivities, to see who can catch the most invasive fish, Round Head Gobies out of the river near the Hamlin Dam. Bait will be supplied along with a limited number of fishing poles. This starts at 10:00 A.M. and finishes up at 11:30 A.M.
During the whole day, a D.N.R. Forester will be teaching how to age a tree and what diseases look like that can kill trees. If it is a sunny day attendees will see “sun burning wood!” and let you do this activity.There is no charge to participate in the day activities, but a Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry to Ludington State Park. It is $11.00 for Michigan residents.