Current DNR - All Events
December
Dec 03 — 12
Mann House - Home for the Holidays
Free admission. Concord.
Dec042021
Highland Recreation Area - Dec. 4, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Join ongoing efforts to restore this area to an open grassland.

Dec042021
Warren Dunes State Park - Dec. 4, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Let's work together to rid this popular park of bittersweet, autumn olive, honeysuckle and other invasive plants!

Dec042021
Outdoor Adventure Center - Story of Our Sturgeon

Come hear the fascinating story of this giant fossil fish and meet our live lake sturgeon up close.

Dec042021
Outdoor Adventure Center - Reg Pettibone's Authentic Native American Program

Reg Pettibone, a full-blooded native American and champion pow-wow dancer of the Ho-Chunk nation, and his wife will present a true understanding of Native American culture through dance, song and stories.

Dec042021
Outdoor Adventure Center - Winter Indoor/Outdoor Family Fun Games

Join us for some family winter fun games, both indoor and outdoor.

Dec042021
Ionia State Recreation Area - Enchanted Borealis Trail

Meander through the forest by following a one mile lantern lit path and enjoy some colorful holiday lights along the way. 

Dec052021
Waterloo Recreation Area - Dec. 5, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Aid restoration efforts by cutting glossy buckthorn, a terrible wetland invasive shrub that would otherwise takeover this valuable fen ecosystem.

Dec052021
Muskegon State Park - Dec. 5, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Help protect these beautiful, forested dunes from an invasion of non-native species! 

Dec082021
Michigan History Museum - Initial Volunteer Orientation

Join our group of great volunteers. Lansing.

Dec102021
Seven Lakes State Park - Enchanted Borealis Trail

Meander through the forest by following a one mile lantern lit path and enjoy some colorful holiday lights along the way. 

Dec102021
Ionia State Recreation Area - Enchanted Borealis Trail

Meander through the forest by following a one mile lantern lit path and enjoy some colorful holiday lights along the way. 

Dec112021
Bald Mountain Recreation Area - Dec. 11, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Join us cutting glossy buckthorn and other invasive shrubs that threaten this unique ecosystem.

Dec112021
Warren Dunes State Park - Dec. 11, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Help keep our critical dunes free of invasive plants! Volunteers will help remove privet, Japanese barberry, and non-native honeysuckle from the park. 

Dec112021
Outdoor Adventure Center - Cub Club: Food Chains

Children ages 3-6 will enjoy a story time, arts and crafts, and hands-on nature experiences. This session will focus on the relationships between different animals on a food chain.

Dec112021
Outdoor Adventure Center - Young Explorers: Whitetail Ways

Calling all kids ages 7-10 who want to learn about and explore our local nature and wildlife! For December's program, we'll take a look at Michigan's state mammal, the white-tailed deer.

Dec112021
Outdoor Adventure Center - Mammal Track Casting

Learn about some of Michigan's mammals with a hands-on exhibit and the opportunity to make a mammal track cast to take home.

Dec112021
Outdoor Adventure Center - Archery: Try-It!

This is your opportunity to give archery a try.

Dec112021
Seven Lakes State Park - Enchanted Borealis Trail

Meander through the forest by following a one mile lantern lit path and enjoy some colorful holiday lights along the way. 

Dec112021
Ionia State Recreation Area - Enchanted Borealis Trail

Meander through the forest by following a one mile lantern lit path and enjoy some colorful holiday lights along the way. 

Dec122021
Hoffmaster State Park - Dec. 12, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Volunteer stewards will continue our anti-barberry campaign at this beautiful lakeshore park.

Dec122021
Island Lake Recreation Area - Dec. 12, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Help clear out invasive shrubs that could take over valuable prairie remnants and crowd out native plants.

Dec172021
Seven Lakes State Park - Enchanted Borealis Trail

Meander through the forest by following a one mile lantern lit path and enjoy some colorful holiday lights along the way. 

Dec182021
Belle Isle Park - Dec. 18, Stewardship Saturday

Our project will focus on cutting invasive shrubs, especially glossy buckthorn and honeysuckle, to restore the wet mesic flatwoods on the island.

Dec182021
Saugatuck Dunes State Park - Dec. 18, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Let's keep invasive shrubs out of our beautiful dunes by removing pesky Japanese barberry and other unwanted plants from the forest!

Dec182021
Mitchell State Park - Wild Mushroom Clinic, Dec. 18

Learn how to identify a variety of Michigan's edible wild mushrooms and get some tips on where to start looking. 

Dec182021
Outdoor Adventure Center - Indoor Snowball Fights and Indoor Prize Fishing, Dec. 18

Come experience some exciting winter activities at the Outdoor Adventure Center, but in the comfort of a heated building!

Dec182021
Seven Lakes State Park - Enchanted Borealis Trail

Meander through the forest by following a one mile lantern lit path and enjoy some colorful holiday lights along the way. 

Dec192021
Yankee Springs Recreation Area - Dec. 19, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Join in the last workday of the year! Volunteers will help to remove invasive woody shrubs from the Deep Lake area.

Dec192021
Pinckney Recreation Area - Dec 19, Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Join us in cutting invasive shrubs to protect Hankerd dry sand prairie and oak barrens and the native plants that call it home.

Dec262021
Outdoor Adventure Center - Indoor Snowball Fights and Indoor Prize Fishing, Dec. 26

Come experience some exciting winter activities at the Outdoor Adventure Center, but in the comfort of a heated building!

Dec312021
Mitchell State Park - Lantern-lit Snowshoe Hike

This winter enjoy a lantern-lit snowshoe hike along a portion of the Heritage Nature Trail. The short hike, about 1 mile, will have a campfire warming station and hot cocoa. 

Ongoing DNR - All Events
08/​06/​21  —  03/​30/​22
Michigan History Museum - I Voted: Michigan's Struggle for Suffrage

Discover the people, protests and policies that have changed voting in Michigan through the course of nearly 200 years. Lansing.