Take a look back over 12,000 years and learn about Mega Fauna of the Pleistocene Era. Join us to explore several species native to Michigan during the last ice age, whose decedents can still be seen to this day. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.
Enjoy this fun program while discovering what makes the Red-winged Blackbird such a welcomed sight (and sound) each spring. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020. Time: 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Take a leisurely walk along the boardwalks overlooking our marshes as we search for critters scaly, slimy, furred and feathered. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.
Donuts, coffee and a nature walk. What a great way to start your weekend! Join us! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.
The Marshlands Museum has over two thousand items in its collection. Guided by an interpreter, 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.
We will be heading to the Cove Point region of Lake Erie Metropark to scan the Detroit River and Lake Erie for a variety of ducks like canvasbacks, redheads, mergansers and more. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020. Time: 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.
From its ancient beginnings to the modern craft beer era, people have been brewing beer for thousands of years. Join us for 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. Time: 10 a.m.
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 young “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. Time: 2 p.m.
While many birds flee the continent during the winter months, a few call southeast Michigan home during the cold weather. Join us for a look at two winter visitors – the Snowy Owl and Tundra Swan. Why are they here? How long do they stay? Where can you see them? Come and find out! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.
Discover the different species of waterfowl that come to Lake Erie Metropark during the breeding season. Join us as we look for them on the trails! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.