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Red-winged Blackbirds Return

  • March 30, 2019
Come out to the Nature Center and listen for the “Look at Me-e-e-e” call of the red-winged blackbirds. Learn all about red-winged blackbirds as we search the marsh to find them setting up their territories. We will keep our eyes and ears open for other early signs of the spring season!
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Hike to See the Owls

  • March 23, 2019
Learn about Michigan owl species, then take guided hike to view Lake St. Clair Metropark’s famous Great Horned Owl pair. During this time of the season we will hope to see mom sitting in her bucket nest. There will be a spotting scope so everyone can get an up-close view! Ages 5 and up. Please pre-register, (586) 463-4332.
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Toddler Time Series 1: Turtles

  • March 18, 2019
Bring your little one out for guided play through music, movement, sensory, and group play. This month is all about turtles- what they eat, how they move, and where they live. Ages 2-3 with parent. Please preregister, (586) 463-4332.
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Science Olympiad Wildlife Safari: Meet the Animals

  • March 16, 2019
This year’s Macomb Science Olympiad Wildlife Safari event focuses on reptiles and amphibians. Bring your team out to the Nature Center to meet a few up close! Students will get hands-on with the Nature Center’s live animals. We will explore skins, shells, and skeletons too. This program is a fun and exciting compliment to the Wildlife Safari Workshop. Please preregister, (586) 463-4332.
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Hike to See the Owls

  • March 9, 2019
Learn about Michigan owl species, then take guided hike to view Lake St. Clair Metropark’s famous Great Horned Owl pair. At this time of the season we will hope to see mom sitting in her bucket nest. There will be a spotting scope so everyone can get an up-close view! Ages 5 and up. Please pre-register, (586) 463-4332.
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Science Olympiad Wildlife Safari Workshop

  • February 24, 2019
Need help getting your team ready for Science Olympiad? We will focus on using your study guide, looking for key characteristics in reptiles and amphibians, and differentiating between frog calls. There will be a five-question mock event for teams to experience a timed test, and coach-led study stations for extra practice. Bring the field guide required by Science Olympiad. Program lasts two hours. Please preregister, (586) 463-4332. Time: 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.
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Paint like Bob Ross

  • February 23, 2019
Have you always wanted to paint like a famous artist such as Bob Ross? Come and join Ted Simpson, CRI instructor from Natures Brush Studio(NaturesBrushStudio.com) and he will walk you through all the steps in creating a beautiful winter window scene that you can take home and display! No experience necessary, $60 includes supplies. Please call the park office (586) 463-4581 to register. Class is limited to 16.
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Science Olympiad Wildlife Safari Workshop

  • February 23, 2019
Need help getting your team ready for Science Olympiad? We will focus on using your study guide, looking for key characteristics in reptiles and amphibians, and differentiating between frog calls. There will be a five-question mock event for teams to experience a timed test, and coach-led study stations for extra practice. Bring the field guide required by Science Olympiad. Program lasts two hours. Please preregister, (586) 463-4332. Time: 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.
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Toddler Time Series 1: Birds

  • February 18, 2019
Bring your little one out for guided play through music, movement, sensory, and group play. This month is all about birds- what they eat, how they move, and how they communicate. Ages 2-3 with parent. Please preregister, (586) 463-4332.
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Finding Our Lost Snowman

  • February 16, 2019
Help us find where the Nature Center snowman went! We’ll follow tracks and uncover clues to help us discover its whereabouts and what happened to it. After our time outside, enjoy some hot cocoa and a chance to build a bird-friendly snowman friend. Ages 6 and up. Please preregister, (586) 463-4332.
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