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April 2020

Cancelled; Signs of Spring for Pirates Cove Pre-School

April 23 @ 9:30 AM - 2:15 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Schools and programs are cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak Signs of Spring School Program Date:  April 23, 2020 Time:  9:30-10:45 am and 1:00-2:15 pm School:  Pirates Cove Pre-School Description: Discover the wonders of a world awakening to spring!  Use all of your senses to experience the changing environment around you.  See the shapes and colors, feel the textures, and smell the fragrances of the spring season. Standards: K.LS1.C  1.LS1.A  2.ESS1.C & B  

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Cancelled; Earth Day Celebration 2020

April 25 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Schools, events, and programs are cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak With the arrival of Spring, the Jackson County Conservation District is excited to announce the 14th Annual "Earth Day Celebration in the Park" event which will take place on Saturday April 25th from 1-4pm at Cascades Park. This is a free family event for all ages that will include hands on activities, crafts, classroom critters, and live music. Come join Dahlem and many other non-profit organizations to learn more about…

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May 2020

Cancelled; Mighty Naturalist Program; Life Under a Log

May 1 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Schools, events and programs are cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak Life Under a Log Program is for ages 1-5 years old attending with a 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. Look for yourself!  Our time will be spent outdoors starting with a story, A Log’s Life followed…

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Cancelled Aquatic Studies for George Long Elementary School (4th grade)

May 5 @ 8:00 AM - 2:15 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Aquatic Studies School Program Cancelled due to covid-19 pandemic Date: May 5, 2020 Time: 8:30-11:00 am and 12:00-2:15 pm School: George Long Elementary School; 4th grade (Grass Lake) Program 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…

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Cancelled Aquatic Studies for Columbia Upper Elementary School (5th grade)

May 6 @ 8:45 AM - 2:30 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Aquatic Studies School Program Cancelled due to covid-19 pandemic Date: May 6, 2020 Time: 8:30-11:00 am and 11:45-2:15 pm School: Columbia Upper Elementary School; 5th grade Program 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…

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Cancelled Tree House Preschool Program for St. Mary Childcare and Development Center

May 12 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Tree House Preschool Program Cancelled due to covid-19 pandemic Date: May 12, 2020 Time: 9:30 am – 10:45 am School: St. Mary Childcare and Development Center 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 and identify common clues that animals live in or near forest trees.  We will start indoors reading a…

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Cancelled Our Feathered Friends program for Jackson School of the Arts

May 13 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Our Feathered Friends School Program Cancelled due to covid-19 pandemic Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 Time: 10:00-12:00 pm School: Jackson School of the Arts; Kids Create Preschool 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 storybook, look at bird feathers, take a short birding hike to observe our local birds in action, then participate in hands-on 'beak' activities.  

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Cancelled Who Lives There? Program for Sharp Park Academy (Kindergarten)

May 15 @ 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Who Lives There? School Program Cancelled due to covid-19 pandemic Date: May 15, 2020 Time: 9:30-11:00 am School: Sharp Park Academy; Kindergarten classes 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.  Standards: K.LS1.1   1.LS1.A   2.LS2.A Program aligns to Michigan…

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Cancelled – Spring Birds for White Pine Academy (2nd/3rd grade)

May 21 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Spring Birds School Program Cancelled due to covid-19 pandemic Date: May 21, 2020 Time: 9:00-11:00 am School: White Pine Academy; 2nd/3rd 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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June 2020

Cancelled – Who Lives There? Program for ABC Academy

June 17 @ 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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CANCELLED - Who Lives There? School Program Date:  June 17, 2020 Time:  9:30-11:00 am School:  ABC Academy Program Description:  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.  Standards: K.LS1.1   1.LS1.A   2.LS2.A Program aligns to Michigan Common Core Standards, Next…

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