Current Calendar
April
Apr082017
Nov112018
Michigan History Museum - Michigan in World War I

The latest in our rotating exhibit of flags from the Michigan Battle Flag Collection. Lansing.

September
Sep302017
Jul292018
Michigan History Museum - The River that Changed the World

A special exhibit about the Au Sable River. Lansing.

April
Apr012018
Jul092018
Register now to go on an Iron Ore Heritage Trail bike tour

Three tours available in July 2018, beginning and ending at the Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee.

Apr012018
Jul232018
Apply now for Artisans at the Forge
Artisans of traditional 19th-century crafts demonstrate and sell their work on Aug. 4-5, 2018, at the Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee.
Apr042018
Sep192018
Holly Recreation Area - Black Ace Disc Golf Singles League

Join the Black Ace Disc Golf Club's Sanctioned Singles league. This is an 18 hole Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) sanctioned league.

Apr202018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Becoming an Urban Outdoors Woman: Archery 101, April 20 - FULL

The evening will include an introductory archery class and a hot cocoa bar, soft drinks and snacks.

Apr212018
Belle Isle Park - Stewardship Saturdays

Join the DNR and Belle Isle Conservancy for stewardship Saturdays. Our April project will focus on searching for and pulling patches of invasive, non-native garlic mustard and other weeds.

Apr212018
Apr222018
Ionia Recreation Area - IHTA Spring Work-bee

Help the Ionia Horse Trails Association (IHTA) clean up the equestrian campground and spruce up the trails. 

Apr212018
Apr222018
Brighton Recreation Area - Spring Competitive Trail Ride

All competitors will compete on the the same trail with natural obstacles such as hills and river crossings

Apr212018
Warren Dunes State Park - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Celebrate Earth Day at Warren Dunes State Park by pulling garlic mustard from our beautiful natural areas!   

Apr212018
Island Lake Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, April 21

Help combat the spread of garlic mustard by pulling these weedy plants from the park woodlands.

Apr212018
Saugatuck Dunes State Park - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Help celebrate Earth Day and stomp out a small, isolated population of garlic mustard hiding in this beautiful forest.

Apr212018
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Build a Bat House

Join the park interpreter, who will explain the vital role bats play in nature and a master woodworker will guide you in the construction of a bat house to take home.

Apr212018
Apr222018
Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery - Weekend Hatchery Tours, April 21

Discover how the DNR raises millions of fish every year to stock in Michigan’s lakes, rivers and streams.

 

Apr212018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Fish Migration Day

Explore one of nature’s greatest and most important underwater highways, as we uncover the different migration patterns of fish native to Michigan. 

Apr212018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Dequindre Cut Graffiti Tour

Join us for an urban hike through the Dequindre Cut and learn the history behind the murals and street art found throughout the trail. 

Apr212018
Rockport Recreation Area - International Dark Sky Celebration

Celebrate International Dark Sky Week in Alpena with astronomy programming at the Besser Museum Planetarium and Rockport Recreation Area.

Apr222018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Sensory-Friendly Day

Join us for a quieter, more serene visit for our more sensitive guests.

Apr222018
Waterloo Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, April 22

Join us on Earth Day for a garlic mustard pull!

Apr222018
Pinckney Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, April 22

Help us remove non-native garlic mustard from the woodlands near Hankerd Road. This is a great activity for the whole family!

Apr222018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Earth Day Composting 101

We’ll provide you with the information you need, and we can even send you home with a small amount of starter to get your compost going.

Apr222018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Archery Try-It

This is your opportunity to learn more about archery. Two different sessions available.

Apr222018
Warren Dunes State Park - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, April 22

Help protect this beautiful forest as part of your Earth Day celebration. Volunteer steward, Wayne G, will lead the work day.

Apr222018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Earth Day Adopt-a-Beach Cleanup Event

Volunteer with the Outdoor Adventure Center as we lead an Adopt-a-Beach cleanup event along the Detroit River in Milliken State Park.

Apr242018
Future Historians Meeting
Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee.
Apr252018
Outdoor Adventure Center - WOW - Wild Over Wednesday: Wild for Wetlands!

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 wetlands.

Apr262018
Learn517: Michiganology, Behind the Scenes

For homeschoolers, ages 6 to 11. Fee, walk-in registration only. Michigan History Museum, Lansing.

Apr272018
Bald Mountain Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, April 27

Help pull garlic mustard in natural areas of the park.

Apr272018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Beer and Backyard Nature: Pollinator Edition

Are you looking for ways to help local wildlife? Do you also enjoy craft beer and/or wine? Then this is the event series for you! For the first installment of the series, we will focus on providing resources for pollinators in your yard.

Apr282018
Maybury State Park - Park Clean Up Day

Spend a fun day outside assisting park staff and the Friends of Maybury State Park with spring clean up tasks.

Apr282018
Bay City State Recreation Area - Wetland Wake-Up Day

Get ready for spring! Learn about migratory birds, butterflies, hibernating herps and how to improve wildlife habitat in your own backyard.

Apr282018
Apr292018
Mears State Park - Spring Volunteer Weekend

Come volunteer and help spruce up the park and enjoy a free night of camping. 

Apr282018
Highland Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, April 28

Pull non-native, invasive garlic mustard from neat woodlands. See first-hand how this plant can start taking over if we don’t do anything to stop it!

Apr282018
Brighton Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Help remove garlic mustard and restore woodland wildflower populations.

Apr282018
Warren Dunes State Park - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, April 28

Enjoy meeting fellow stewards and budding wildflowers, while removing harmful garlic mustard plants.

Apr282018
Apr292018
Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery - Weekend Hatchery Tours, April 28

Discover how the DNR raises millions of fish every year to stock in Michigan’s lakes, rivers and streams.

Apr282018
Waterloo Recreation Area - Yoga Out Yonder

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.

Apr282018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Arbor Day Celebration

Join us at the Outdoor Adventure Center to celebrate the 146th National Arbor Day. Includes a hike at 1 p.m.

Apr282018
Jun092018
Sleepy Hollow State Park - Archery In the Park

Join Michelle Trowbridge, DNR Outreach Coordinator, for the opportunity to shoot archery at our park archery range.

Apr282018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Photo Workshop

Join us as we dive into a day of discovery with professional wildlife photographer Norm Rutkowske to learn the philosophy behind wildlife photography. 

Apr292018
Island Lake Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, April 29

Help combat the spread of garlic mustard by pulling these invasive species from woodlands!

Apr292018
Waterloo Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, April 29

Join volunteer steward, Sheila B., to hand pull garlic mustard from the woodlands west of the park headquarters.

Apr292018
P.J. Hoffmaster State Park - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

You can help protect our native wildflowers and forested dune ecosystem from being overrun by garlic mustard.

Apr292018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Michigan Birds of Prey

Join Michigan Avian Experience to meet some of Michigan’s live birds of prey, which may include a hawk, eagle, owl and/or falcon, to reveal their remarkable survival adaptations and behaviors.