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May 2019

Debris Shelter Building – Clonlara School K-12th grade

May 29 @ 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Preregistered program for Clonlara School (private school in Ann Arbor), K-12th grade students. Debris Shelter Building workshop teaches students why, when, where, and how. Students will work in teams to build debris shelters in the woodland habitat.  STEM, cooperation, team building  

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Tree House Preschool Program at St. Mary Childcare and Development Center

May 30 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: St. Mary School Date: May 30, 2019 Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am School: St. Mary Childcare and Development Center Nature is full of hidden clues about the animals that live there. You may not know where to look or what to look for but animal clues are everywhere. You’ll learn how to spot and identify common clues that animals live in or near forest trees.  We will start indoors reading a story, see mammal furs, feathers and more,…

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June 2019

Spring Birds – Hunt School (2nd grade)

June 4 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Spring Birds School Program Location: Dahlem Date: June 4, 2019 Time: 10:00-12:00 pm School: Hunt School; 2nd grade Peer at our feathered friends through Dahlem Center binoculars!  Learn  about bird nests, songs, adaptations, and how to identify field marks during an interactive trail hike and hands-on STEM lab activities. Standards: K.LS1.1  1.LS1.1   1LS1.D   3.LS2.1  3.LS4.B.  Program aligns to Michigan Common Core Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and STEM

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Michigan Mammals outreach program at Arbor North Retirement

June 5 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Arbor North Retirement MI United States + Google Map

Location: Arbor North Retirement Date:  June 5, 2019 Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Private program for residents at Arbor North Retirement Program Description: residents see and touch Michigan mammal skins and skulls, explore mammal classification, adaptations, and predator/prey relationships.  Wild mammals learn to adapt to urban city life, who are they and why is this happening?

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Aquatic Studies – Jackson Preparatory & Early College (JPEC)

June 20 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Aquatic Studies School Program Location: Dahlem Date: June 20, 2019 Time: 10:00-12:00 pm School: Jackson Preparatory & Early College (JPEC), grades 6 to 8 Description:  All life depends on clean water.  A study of the biota in an aquatic ecosystem can help determine water quality.  In this program, students sample aquatic life at both a pond and a stream.  Identification of the living organisms (plants as well as animals) sampled at each site leads to a discussion of the water…

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July 2019

General Nature Program & Walk – Salvation Army summer camp group

July 1 @ 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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General Nature Program & Walk Location: Dahlem Date: July 1, 2019 Time: 1:30-2:45 pm School: Salvation Army summer camp group Search for animal homes and clues that animals live here at Dahlem.  Discover where and why animals make their homes the way they do.  Become a careful outdoor observer and discover the animals at Dahlem as they seek to satisfy their basic needs of food, water, shelter, and space.

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September 2019

Annie’s BIG Nature Lesson – Hunt 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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November 2019

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

November 4 @ 9:00 AM - November 8 @ 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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