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American Woodcock Walk

  • March 30, 2019
Bog-sucker and Timberdoodle are just some of the names that refer to the quirky little bird known as the American Woodcock. Join us for a quick indoor overview of the Woodcock, followed by a trip outdoors to witness the calls and dance of the male. Dress for the weather and wear waterproof shoes. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.
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Legends of the Oakwoods Fairy Doors

  • March 30, 2019
Immerse yourself in the whimsical world of the Oakwoods Woodland Fairies. Discover the unique stories that make each of our fairies so special. Then create your very own fairy door to take home. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.
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Homeschool Thursday: Vernal Pools

  • March 28, 2019
In this month’s homeschool program, we will learn about vernal pools and what makes them cool!  Join us to learn about life in a vernal pool through heading outside to see the ponds and collect some samples. We will get to see what cool critters we found under the microscopes.  Dress for the weather. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.
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American Woodcock Walk

  • March 23, 2019
Bog-sucker and Timberdoodle are just some of the names that refer to the quirky little bird known as the American Woodcock. Join us for a quick indoor overview of the Woodcock, followed by a trip outdoors to witness the calls and dance of the male. Dress for the weather and wear waterproof shoes. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.
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Maple Sugaring through the Ages

  • March 23, 2019
Come see the methods used to collect maple sap and learn how the maple tree helped sustain early Americans. Hear the Native American legend of how our First Nations discovered maple sugaring, how early Europeans collected sap to make syrup, and see a more modern method for developing the sweet stuff. We will tap a tree to finish off this fun, family program. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956. Time: 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.
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Maple Sugaring through the Ages

  • March 16, 2019
Come see the methods used to collect maple sap and learn how the maple tree helped sustain early Americans. Hear the Native American legend of how our First Nations discovered maple sugaring, how early Europeans collected sap to make syrup, and see a more modern method for developing the sweet stuff. We will tap a tree to finish off this fun, family program. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956. Time: 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.
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Knitting in Nature: Sharing Stitches

  • March 9, 2019
From beginner to expert, let’s get together, relax, knit, crochet, teach and learn. Have a cup of coffee, a treat or two and make some new friends. This is not a class on knitting or crocheting. This is a monthly gathering of people who love to knit and crochet and want to “share stitches.” Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.
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Maple Sugaring through the Ages

  • March 9, 2019
Come see the methods used to collect maple sap and learn how the maple tree helped sustain early Americans. Hear the Native American legend of how our First Nations discovered maple sugaring, how early Europeans collected sap to make syrup, and see a more modern method for developing the sweet stuff. We will tap a tree to finish off this fun, family program. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956. Time: 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.
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Tadpoles: Feathers for Lunch

  • March 2, 2019
This monthly nature series, for young children, is themed from books by author Lois Ehlert. This month’s theme is based off the “Feathers for Lunch” book.  We will look for the different birds found at Oakwoods Metroparks and talk about what you can see in your own backyard.  Ages 2-5. Dress for the weather. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.
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Explorer’s Club: Life in a Pond

  • March 2, 2019
Join us each month to explore a new topic.  This month we will explore what life in a pond is like.  WE will talk about life in a vernal pool and grab the microscopes to see some of the cool critters we will be collecting. Dress for the weather. Ages 6 and up. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.
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