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September 2019

Annie’s BIG Nature Lesson – Hunt Elementary; 4th grade

September 16 @ 9:00 AM - September 19 @ 1:30 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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About Annie's BIG Nature Lesson (ABNL); Annie's BIG Nature Lesson is an environmental education program that brings children, parents, and teachers into the natural world for learning. This five consecutive day study trip is conducted at community nature centers and invites participants to immerse themselves in exploration of different habitats, learn with experts on site, observe and write for an hour each day, and make a positive difference through stewardship projects.   The Mission: • To immerse children, teachers, and…

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Nature walk/stroll program – Lyle Torrant Center

September 19 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Location: Dahlem Date: September 19, 2019 Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm Sensory nature walk/stroll Dahlem's Nature For All Trail stopping at sensory stations (benches) to see, touch, smell, and listen. Sensory stations will have natural items such as cedar and white pine needles, assorted colored and shaped leaves, different tree barks, nuts, feathers, bird nests, moss, flowers, crabapple, etc.

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Nature walk program – Recovery Technology

September 20 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Location: Dahlem Date: September 20, 2019 Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm Nature walk exploration and using our senses to see, touch, smell, and listen.  Autumn is an ideal time to observe the seasonal changes as summer fades into the sunset. Brilliant fall colors dazzle the landscape, bird migration is on the move, animals preparing for cold weather, and so much more!

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Annie’s BIG Nature Lesson – Dibble Elementary; 4th grade

September 23 @ 9:00 AM - September 27 @ 1:30 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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About Annie's BIG Nature Lesson (ABNL); Annie's BIG Nature Lesson is an environmental education program that brings children, parents, and teachers into the natural world for learning. This five consecutive day study trip is conducted at community nature centers and invites participants to immerse themselves in exploration of different habitats, learn with experts on site, observe and write for an hour each day, and make a positive difference through stewardship projects.   The Mission: • To immerse children, teachers, and…

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Nature walk/stroll program – Lyle Torrant Center

September 26 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Location: Dahlem Date: September 26, 2019 Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm Sensory nature walk/stroll Dahlem's Nature For All Trail stopping at sensory stations (benches) to see, touch, smell, and listen. Sensory stations will have natural items such as cedar and white pine needles, assorted colored and shaped leaves, different tree barks, nuts, feathers, bird nests, moss, flowers, crabapple, etc.

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Mushroom Series – Mycelium Runs, Plants Talk

September 28 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Join in the conversation as we explore the underground world of nature with Andrea Ericksen from Havenswood, and discuss the importance of mycelium to our greater community. From how plants communicate with each other to how humans interfere with this communication, we will introduce ways that you can strengthen the health of our forests, gardens, and community by supporting the discussion between the plants around us. Originating from Kalamazoo, Andrea moved to the Jackson area six years ago. She is…

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October 2019

Nature walk/stroll program – Lyle Torrant Center

October 3 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Location: Dahlem Date: October 3, 2019 Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm Sensory nature walk/stroll Dahlem's Nature For All Trail stopping at sensory stations (benches) to see, touch, smell, and listen. Sensory stations will have natural items such as cedar and white pine needles, assorted colored and shaped leaves, different tree barks, nuts, feathers, bird nests, moss, flowers, crabapple, etc.

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Nature walk/stroll program – Lyle Torrant Center

October 14 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Location: Dahlem Date: October 14, 2019 Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm Sensory nature walk/stroll Dahlem's Nature For All Trail stopping at sensory stations (benches) to see, touch, smell, and listen. Sensory stations will have natural items such as cedar and white pine needles, assorted colored and shaped leaves, different tree barks, nuts, feathers, bird nests, moss, flowers, crabapple, etc.

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Pumpkin Carving

October 25 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Carved pumpkins are for our popular Goblin Walks Event Who: Volunteers Date: October 25, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM come anytime for any length of time you have available to help. What to Bring: your carving tools and pumpkin scoop Where: Dahlem's Dutcher Classroom Come help us carve 300 to 400 beautiful pumpkins in preparation for Goblin Walks. Pumpkins are donated by Gee Farms, and then volunteers use their tools and talents to gut and carve each pumpkin.…

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Goblin Walks 2019 Friday Oct. 25

October 25 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Date: October 25 & 26 Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Fee per person: $7/member, $10/non-member (free for infants) Goblin Walks offers magical entertainment just in time for Halloween! A half-mile of Halloween fun awaits you along the pumpkin-lit trails. Meet larger-than-life wildlife who teach you why they aren’t so scary through skits and songs. Afterwards, enjoy hot apple cider and donuts while singing songs and listening to stories. We are going to have at least two new skits this…

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