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Poinsettia Pre-Order

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

Pre-Order Your Holiday Poinsettia Plants Today! Order your beautiful poinsettia plants by November 1, 2022. Classic Poinsettias are $14.50 each with color choices of Red, Pink, and Cream.  Painted Poinsettias are $16 each with color choices of Purple, Chameleon, and Blue.  Poinsettias are coming from Raker Roberta's Young Plants in Litchfield. Pick up is December 2, […]

Annual Fall Work Bee – Oct. 1, 2022

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 after summer.  This year's Annual Fall Work Bee is on Saturday October 1st, 2022 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Volunteers please arrive at 8:45 AM to sign in. Assignments are given out at the start of the day at […]

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Goblin Walks

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

Dates and Times: October 21 Friday 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm  October 22 Saturday 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm Fee per person:  $9/member, $12/non-member (free for infants) Special Offer: sign up online for a new Family Membership and save 10% off the membership fee. Valid for first time members only. Pre-Registration required to attend our […]

Mighty Naturalist Program; Nature Painting and Textures Art Class

Nature Painting and Textures Art Class is for children ages 1-5 years old attending with an adult caregiver. Program Description:  Nature art in different forms, and the one we will experiment with is textures using simple natural items, Play-Doh, paint, and crayons. Let’s look around to see what textures we can find in the natural […]

Digging into Owl Pellets and Hike

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

Winter Break activity for students in grades 4th to 8th.  What adaptations do owls need to survive in the wild? Let's examine owl "vomit" with this hands-on activity to dissect an owl pellet and learn what our local owls eat.  We'll find cool stuff like tiny skulls, bones, and feathers.  Afterwards we'll take a trail […]

Mighty Naturalist Program; Winter Animal Tracks

THIS PROGRAM IS SOLD OUT Winter Animal Tracks is for children ages 1-5 years old attending with an adult caregiver. Program Description:  How animals make tracks can tell us what they are, what they’re doing and where they’re headed.  We’ll read a story go on a hunt to see where animal tracks take us; across […]

Mighty Naturalist Program; Our Feathered Friends

Our Feathered Friends is for children ages 1-5 years old attending with an adult caregiver. Program Description:  What is unique about birds, and what do their characteristics (feathers, feet, beak, color, etc.) tell us about their life?  We will read a bird-themed story, look at bird feathers, take a short birding hike to observe our […]

Owl Prowl (adult program)

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

SOLD OUT.... Thank you! Owl Prowl Night Hike will start at 6:30 pm with a short indoor presentation to learn about the owl species that reside in Michigan, their adaptations, and then we'll take a night hike on Dahlem's quiet trails listening for owls and other night creatures.  We will use an artificial device to […]

Mighty Naturalist Program; The Living Tree House

SOLD OUT... The Living Tree House Program is for children ages 1-5 years old attending with an adult caregiver. Program Description: 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 […]

Mighty Naturalist Program; How Animals Survive in Winter Time

SOLD OUT.  Please call the office to be put on the waitlist. Office Phone 517-782-3453 ext. 0   How Animals Survive in Winter Program is for ages 1-5 years old with an adult caregiver. Program Description: What are some actions nature takes and why to survive winter?  We will explore and learn about hibernation, migration […]