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A special exhibit about inventor, businessman and Gladstone native Webster Marble. Negaunee.
Select Michigan state parks, recreation areas and fish hatcheries offer weekly interpretive events, including educational, historical and stewardship programs. Schedules are updated bi-weekly.
A special exhibit about the Au Sable River. Lansing.
Join us for a free introductory course to canoeing and kayaking with Heavner Canoe Rental’s enthusiastic staff. The gear and guides and good times will be provided, so get ready to launch your next outdoor adventure!
Enjoy a fun fall weekend full of festivities and crafts like t-shirt tie-dying, costume contest, pumpkin carving, trick-or-treating, a harvest festival dance, site decoration contest and more!
Come camp and enjoy some festive fall fun. The Riverfront and Wagon Wheel campgrounds will be celebrating fall with activities like campsite decorating, trick-or-treating, arts and crafts and games.
Ready for some fall family fun? Camp and enjoy the Halloween season with activities such as pumpkin decorating, arts and crafts, a costume parade, raffles, trick-or-treating, campsite decoration contest, haunted barn and much more!
Archery, craft cocktails, bonfires and even a hayride … for adults only!
Camp and celebrate the harvest season with fun games and activities through out the weekend.
Our autumn stewardship Saturday project will include cutting invasive, non-native shrubs and stump treating them with herbicide to restore this special wet mesic flatwoods
Help keep the trails and staging area looking great by joining the Brighton Trail Riders Association for their fall workbee!
Help us restore lakeplain prairies and oak openings by removing invasive shrubs.
Participants will enjoy a guided trail hike interspersed with breaks for yoga postures, beginning and ending at the Gerald E. Eddy Discovery Center overlook deck.
Learn about the importance of trees and the fascinating ways that forests are used in our everyday lives.
Animal actors will share information about misunderstood wildlife, their shrinking wetland habitat and how they benefit man, as you take a guided hike along a pumpkin lit trail.
Join us for a fun native wildflower seed collection workday.
A special opportunity for our guests ages 3-5.
This is your opportunity to learn more about archery. Four different sessions available.
Choose your woods; then glue a straight stick cutting board, sand and edge with a router. Take all three sessions to create a chevron design cutting board at no extra cost. The class is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. each day, October 24 through October 26, on all three days.
Come experience the wonders of autumn in Michigan at our harvest-themed Wild Over Wednesday.
Hayes Haunting is a safe, fun-filled camping weekend. A different theme is picked each year and events are planned around that theme. Events include pumpkin decorating, various games for every age, campsite decorating, costume parade, trick-or-treating and so much more!
We will be searching for oriental bittersweet and invasive shrubs in the higher quality areas of McClure Woods.
Discover Michigan's past in what is found underground and underwater. Lansing.
Learn about some creepy and nocturnal things you can find in Michigan in autumn and meet some costumed characters with tricks and treats along the way!
Come learn the truth about some of our most misunderstood animals.
Help collect seed from some of the later-blooming wildflowers like asters and goldenrods.
Join the Southern Michigan Orienteering Club and learn how to use a detailed topographic map to find check points around Bishiop Lake. Courses range from beginner-friendly to expert.
Learn about Michigan's wild cats and make a feline track stamp to take home with you.