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September 2019

Nature walk program – Recovery Technology

September 20 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Location: Dahlem Date: September 20, 2019 Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm Nature walk exploration and using our senses to see, touch, smell, and listen.  Autumn is an ideal time to observe the seasonal changes as summer fades into the sunset. Brilliant fall colors dazzle the landscape, bird migration is on the move, animals preparing for cold weather, and so much more!

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Annie’s BIG Nature Lesson – Dibble 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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Nature walk/stroll program – Lyle Torrant Center

September 26 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Location: Dahlem Date: September 26, 2019 Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm Sensory nature walk/stroll Dahlem's Nature For All Trail stopping at sensory stations (benches) to see, touch, smell, and listen. Sensory stations will have natural items such as cedar and white pine needles, assorted colored and shaped leaves, different tree barks, nuts, feathers, bird nests, moss, flowers, crabapple, etc.

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October 2019

Animal Homes & Habitats – Queen of the Miraculous Medal School (2nd grade)

October 4 @ 1:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Location: Dahlem Date: October 4, 2019 Time: 1:00 pm – 2:40 am School: Queen of the Miraculous Medal School, 2nd grade class Program Description: Where do animals live and why do they live there?  Explore the habitats of many local wildlife species.  Find out how their homes and habitats serve their needs and help them survive. Standards: 1.LS1.A  2.LS2.C  3.LS2.C  3.LS4.B 100% STEM/STEAM Appropriate, 100% NGSS Compliant, 100% Natural All programs are aligned to the Michigan Common Core Standards and…

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Mushroom Series – Processing into Usable Products with Foraging Walks

October 12 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Come for a HANDS ON exploration of mushrooms and other plants that can be used as medicine and how to process them. Fall is prime time for finding edible mushrooms and other plants. What happens after harvesting your mushrooms? Walk our trails with an expert guide while learning about how to process and prepare mushrooms for their various uses. This is the fourth class in a five-part class series. For more information on Havenswood check out their website at www.havenswood.org…

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Nature walk/stroll program – Lyle Torrant Center

October 14 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Location: Dahlem Date: October 14, 2019 Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm Sensory nature walk/stroll Dahlem's Nature For All Trail stopping at sensory stations (benches) to see, touch, smell, and listen. Sensory stations will have natural items such as cedar and white pine needles, assorted colored and shaped leaves, different tree barks, nuts, feathers, bird nests, moss, flowers, crabapple, etc.

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Nature Prepares for Winter – St. John Elementary (1st grade)

October 14 @ 12:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Location: Dahlem Date: October 14, 2019 Time: 12:45 pm – 2:15 pm School: St. John Elementary (1st grade classes) Program Description: People prepare for the chilly weather, and so do plants and animals.  Learn how seeds, fur, evergreen needles, underground homes, and “antifreeze” help nature’s creatures survive the winter. Standards: K.LS1.C  1.LS1.A  2.ESS1.C & B      

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Skulls, Scats, & Tracks and Hike – Columbia Upper Elem. (5th grade)

October 15 @ 8:30 AM - 2:15 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Location: Dahlem Date: October 15, 2019 Times: 8:30 am - 11:00 am AND 11:45 am - 2:15 pm School: Columbia Upper Elementary, 5th grade classes Program Description:  Students see and touch Michigan mammal skins and skulls, explore mammal classification, adaptations, and predator/prey relationships. Students also investigate animal signs such as scats and tracks that they can search for in their own backyards.  Standards: 1.LSS1.A  A.LS3.1  2.LS4.1  3.LS3.A & B, 3.LS4.C & D  4.LS1.2  5.LS2.A  

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Animal Homes & Habitats – Ezra Eby Elementary Napoleon (1st grade)

October 17 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Location: Dahlem Date: October 17, 2019 Time: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm School: Ezra Eby Elementary Napoleon, 1st grade class Program Description: Where do animals live and why do they live there?  Explore the habitats of many local wildlife species.  Find out how their homes  and habitats serve their needs and help them survive.  Students participate in a predator-prey game and take an exploration hike. Standards: 1.LS1.A  2.LS2.C  3.LS2.C   3.LS4.B  

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Animal Homes & Habitats – Ezra Eby Elementary Napoleon (1st grade classes)

October 18 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Dahlem, Jackson’s Nature Place, 7117 S. Jackson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Location: Dahlem Date: October 18, 2019 Time: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm School: Ezra Eby Elementary Napoleon, 1st grade classes Program Description: Where do animals live and why do they live there?  Explore the habitats of many local wildlife species.  Find out how their homes  and habitats serve their needs and help them survive.  Students participate in a predator-prey game and take an exploration hike. Standards: 1.LS1.A  2.LS2.C  3.LS2.C   3.LS4.B  

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