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A special exhibit about inventor, businessman and Gladstone native Webster Marble. Negaunee.
A special exhibit about the Au Sable River. Lansing.
Meet at the contact station for a two mile guided hike through moon lit unbroken snow. A limited pairs of snowshoes are available to borrow.
Make a great gift for yourself or someone special. Fee; pre-registration required. Hartwick Pines Logging Museum, Grayling.
More than 200 exhibits, speakers, demonstrations and travel writers are part of event.
Help remove autumn olive and other invasive shrubs from the Meadow unit, and help restore these prairies and adjacent woodlands!
Seminar will cover everything from jigs and bait to floats and ice safety, plus rules and regulations. After the seminar concludes, we will move to the ice for more activities.
Children ages 3-5 will enjoy story time, sing-alongs, crafts and hands-on nature experiences, both inside and out (weather permitting).
Presentation by Rosann Kovalcik of Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop.
A lantern-lit ski and snowshoeing trek through some of Mackinac Island State Park's natural winter wonderland.
Help stop oriental bittersweet and several invasive shrub species from invading this beautiful natural area.
Books will be available for purchase and signing after the reading.
This one-hour class will teach the basics. Topics include range safety, rules, equipment, the 11 steps to shooting and arrow retrieval. All equipment is provided.
Save money and protect the environment by learning how to make your own non-toxic cleaning products!
Become the envy of your friends by painting a unique Detroit urban nature scene to take home and display with pride.
Glossy buckthorn and other invasive, non-native shrubs continue to slowly move into the Graham Lake Fen area. Let’s stop them in their tracks and protect this rare type of wetland.
Imagine seeing a live chainsaw carving, diving into a pile of pancakes covered in pure Michigan maple syrup and walking a fashion runway to show off your unique lumberjack style. These are all things you can expect to happen on this eventful day at the Outdoor Adventure Center.
Enjoy a snowshoe hike around Leelanau State Park and the Grand Traverse Lighthouse.
We will be celebrating all things related to the forests of Michigan – maple syrup, lumberjack skills, products of the forest, chainsaw artists in action and more!
Make a pair of binoculars. Lansing.
Enjoy a fun evening of cross-country skiing on a groomed trail by candlelight, a crackling bonfire and hot cocoa.
Come out and help remove invasive black locust and other shrubs from this dry sand prairie and oak barrens.The work of volunteers will help make room for native plants.
This is your opportunity to learn more about archery. Four different sessions available.
Presentation by Shannon Cooper-Toma and Tracy Foster, authors of "Benson's Adventures in Michigan."
Enjoy our Friday night lantern-lit snowshoe trail.
Choose between a 10-mile, 50K and 100K course that winds through the park's majestic 20,000 acres.
Our winter project will focus on cutting invasive shrubs, especially glossy and common buckthorn and honeysuckle, in order to help restore the wet mesic flatwoods on the island.
Join ongoing efforts to restore this area to open grassland. Volunteers will be hauling and piling brush and stacking firewood.
What do you see when you look outside? In this hands-on workshop we’ll explore different methods of recording our nature observations. Classes at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Help us remove oriental bittersweet and invasive shrubs from the higher quality areas of McClure woods.
Lost Arrow Sports is excited to present this six-hour Rogaine (long orienteering event). Competitors will attempt to find the Nain Rouge (red dwarf) and ward him off.
Presentation by Leslie Science and Nature Center.
For homeschoolers, ages 6 to 11. Fee, walk-in registration only. Michigan History Museum, Lansing.
The evening will include an introductory archery class and a hot cocoa bar, soft drinks and snacks.
Seminar will cover everything from jigs and bait to floats and ice safety, plus rules and regulations. After the seminar concludes, we will move to the ice, where the hands-on lessons will continue and the Youth Fishing Derby will kick off.
Celebrate National Puppy Day with puppy-themed crafts and a pet adoption event.
Learn about some of the basics of getting started with canoe camping, including gear and canoeing skills for lakes and easy rivers.
Interactive, child-focused presentation by author Carol Trembath.
This is your opportunity to learn more about archery. Two different sessions available.
Presentation by local author and illustrator Gerry Wykes.
Part of the Outdoor Adventure Center's WOW - Wild Over Wednesday program. Complimentary admission from 6 to 8 p.m. This month, we're talking about maple trees.
Volunteers will likely be pulling garlic mustard. Plants may be small, but they are many.
This “A to Z” class on how to hunt wild turkeys will cover everything you need to know to get started, including how to find a location, scouting, calling and gear to use.