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Mighty Naturalist Program; Super Squirrely

SOLD OUT.  Please call the office to be put on the waitlist. Office Phone 517-782-3453 ext. 0 Super Squirrely Program is for ages 1-5 years old with an adult caregiver. Program Description: If you followed a squirrel for a day, what would you see? Climbing branches, storing seeds, making homes in tree holes, and maybe […]

Mighty Naturalist Program; All About Turtles

SOLD OUT.  Please call the office to be put on the waitlist. Office Phone 517-782-3453 ext. 0 All About Turtles Program is for ages 1-5 years old with an adult caregiver. Program Description: Have you ever wondered about turtles? How many kinds there are, why they have shells, where they live and what they eat? […]

Volunteer Training

Dahlem, Jackson's Nature Place 7117 S. Jackson Rd., Jackson, MI

Volunteer Training for Maple Sugaring School Programs Volunteer Trail Leaders (new & returning) interested to teach and lead Maple Sugaring school field trips are invited to attend this informative half day training session.  A review of the lesson plan, a walk into the sugar bush to tap maple trees and setting up equipment will get […]

Chocolate Sensation 2023

Jackson Symphony Orchestra 215 W Michigan Ave, Jackson, MI

The 5th Annual Chocolate Sensation! Our premier Spring Benefit Event will be held at Weatherwax Hall at Jackson Symphony Orchestra on Friday, March 10th, 2023. Doors open at 5:00 pm. Enjoy delicious delicacies provided by local vendors, listen to live musical performance, participate in a silent auction and raffles, cash bar, and socialize with fellow […]

Maple Madness Interpretive Tours

Dahlem, Jackson's Nature Place 7117 S. Jackson Rd., Jackson, MI

Maple Madness Interpretive Tours -- Dahlem’s maple sugaring operation is small but an ideal site to demonstrate the science of collecting maple tree sap and making our favorite tasty maple syrup topping. Sign up for an interpretive guided 1 1/2 hour tour at 10:00 am or 12:00 pm to learn about the history of sugaring, […]

Mighty Naturalist Program; Life Under a Log

Life Under a Log Program is for children ages 1-5 years old attending with an adult caregiver. Program Description:  Some people might see just a mushy, rotten log. We see a fascinating habitat for all kinds of organisms. We see a very important step in the life cycle of nature and a fascinating science lesson. […]

Night of the Amphibians!

What better way to welcome spring than to wade in the waters of our glacial pond in search of the season's first choristers: Spring Peepers, Chorus frogs and Wood frogs. Maybe we'll find a Leopard frog or American toad!  This is a great evening event for families to learn about, catch and release frogs!  Bring […]

Annual Spring Work Bee 2023

Dahlem, Jackson's Nature Place 7117 S. Jackson Rd., Jackson, MI

It is the perfect time of the year to address any maintenance that is necessary for spring and summer.  This year's Annual Spring Work Bee is on Saturday May 6th, 2023 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Volunteers please arrive at 8:45 AM to sign in, meet and greet. Assignments are given out at the […]

Birds, Blooms, & Butterflies Festival

Dahlem, Jackson's Nature Place 7117 S. Jackson Rd., Jackson, MI

Birds, Blooms & Butterflies Festival is Saturday, August 12, 2023, 9:00 am-3:00 pm The Dahlem Conservancy is excited to announce the return of BBB Festival! We are hosting the 15th Annual Birds, Blooms, and Butterflies Festival this summer 2023. This wonderful environmental educational community event in past years has served over 700 guests in one […]