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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 […]

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 […]