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Lake Erie Metropark

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32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
(734) 379-5020

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January 2018

Eagle’s on Ice

January 27
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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The icy waters of the Detroit River attract a rich variety of waterfowl. Where one finds ducks in winter, one will find eagles, too. Dozens of them, in fact! Bundle up and join us as we search the area. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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LENS CAP

January 28 @ 2:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Come on out for LENS CAP, the Lake Erie Nature Society for Cameras and Photography. During our classroom explorations, we'll be investigating photography from top to bottom. Contests, photo shares, guest speakers, and other photo fun are all possible. Come on down and get inspired! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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February 2018

Coffee Club

February 3 @ 8:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Start your Saturday morning with a crisp hike on our nature trail. Warm up with coffee and donuts afterwards as we chat about what we saw on the hike. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Fairy Tales and Forecasting

February 4 @ 2:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Woodchucks (aka whistle pigs) don’t really know anything about the weather. They are, however, part of a long list of animals that have been used for winter forecasting. Let’s learn a bit of the natural and un-natural history of animal “weather wisdom” and come up with an end of winter forecast of our own. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Hearts of Love

February 10 @ 10:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Learn how animals in the wild choose their “Valentine,” and then stitch a felt heart, for that special someone in your life. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Tundra’s and Snowies

February 11
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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While many birds flee the continent during the winter months, a few call southeast Michigan home during the cold weather. We will learn about two winter visitors – the Snowy Owl and Tundra Swan. Why are they here? How long do they stay? Where can you see them? Come on in and find out! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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History of Hooch

February 17 @ 10:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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From its ancient beginnings to the modern craft beer era, people have been brewing hooch for thousands of years. Enjoy a historic journey of all things beer, including a brief home-brewing show-and-tell. Sorry folks, no samples will be provided! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Rum-Running Stories

February 17 @ 2:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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The Detroit River was a pretty busy place during Prohibition. With tremendous amounts of illegal liquor entering the United States from Canada during the 1920’s and early 1930’s, stories abound. Join some “old timers” as you travel back to the era of blind pigs, rum-running, and panther sweat. Participants are urged to tell a few stories of their own! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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History of Hooch

February 18 @ 10:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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From its ancient beginnings to the modern craft beer era, people have been brewing hooch for thousands of years.  Enjoy a historic journey of all things beer, including a brief home-brewing show-and-tell.  Sorry folks, no samples will be provided! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Rum-running Stories

February 18 @ 2:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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The Detroit River was a pretty busy place during Prohibition. With tremendous amounts of illegal liquor entering the United States from Canada during the 1920’s and early 1930’s, stories abound. Join some “old timers” as you travel back to the era of blind pigs, rum-running, and panther sweat. Participants are urged to tell a few stories of their own! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Museum Miscellaneous

February 25 @ 10:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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The Marshlands Museum has over 2,000 items in its collection! This program gives visitors a chance to investigate in detail some of the rarely seen items from the backroom. If you have ever wondered what we have, now is your chance! Please pre-register, (734) 379-5020.

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March 2018

Coffee Club

March 3 @ 7:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Start your Saturday morning with a crisp hike on our nature trail.  Warm up with coffee and donuts afterwards as we chat about what we saw on the hike. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Folk Art Muskrat

March 3 @ 10:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Muskrats helped develop the southeast corner of Michigan. Join us for a fun program, where you will paint a miniature, decorative muskrat stretcher board and be able to tell its’ story. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Return of the Redwing

March 10
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Learn about the Red-winged Blackbird.  What sound does he make, where can he be found and why is he such a welcome sight each spring! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Riverside Ramble

March 17 @ 10:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Join us for a leisurely walk along the Cherry Island Trail as we search for treasures big and small, furred and feathered. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Marsh Full o’ Muskrats

March 24 @ 10:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Egrets, cattails, lotus flowers, bald eagles, fish, turtles, and especially, muskrats are just a sampling of what we might see as we peer into the Lake Erie Marsh. Explore the marsh and learn about what resides in and around it. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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LENS CAP

March 25 @ 2:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Come on out for LENS CAP, the Lake Erie Nature Society for Cameras and Photography.  During our classroom explorations, we'll be investigating photography from top to bottom.  Contests, photo shares, guest speakers, and other photo fun are all possible.  Come on down and get inspired!  Please pre-register, (734) 379-5020.

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Easter Egg Scramble – Lake Erie Metropark

March 31
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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It’s Easter and you know what that means!  Egg hunts, crafts, and games. What are you waiting for? Sign up in advance and get ready for some fun! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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