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Howlin’ At The Moon – A Twilight Trail Adventure – Stony Creek Metropark

June 1
Stony Creek Metropark 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States

Participate in this twilight trail adventure and enjoy a one mile hike, 5K fun run or mountain bike (MTB) ride all while supporting the new Shelden Trail Development project. Be sure to stick around after and enjoy refreshments, live music, food, a bonfire and more!

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7:00 am

Coffee Club

June 1 @ 7:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Donuts, coffee and a nature walk.  What a great way to start your weekend! Join us! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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8:00 am

Early Bird Hike

June 1 @ 8:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Let’s hit the trails in search of some of our early spring migrants. Bring your binoculars and your bird guide. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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9:00 am

Nature Story Time: For the Birds

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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This month we’ve gone to the birds. Listen to a bird story, make a bird craft, and spend the morning discovering the world of birds with us. Nature Story Time presents a new nature program every month geared towards children ages 4-7 and their families. Please preregister, (734) 426-8211.

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Morning Canoe through the Marsh

June 1 @ 9:00 am
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Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Join us as we paddle through our unique marsh aboard a 34-foot voyageur canoe, just like during the Michigan fur trade. We’ll explore the marsh to hear and see the birds and frogs found there. Space is limited. Ages 7 and up. Please preregister, 586-463-4332.

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10:00 am

Tadpoles: Waiting for Wings

June 1 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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This monthly nature series, for young children, is themed from books by author Lois Ehlert. This month’s theme is based off the “Waiting for Wings” book. Where do butterflies come from?  How are they born?  What do they eat?  We will learn about the lifecycle of a butterfly and how it emerges to dazzle the world with its vibrant beauty. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Explorer’s Club: Searching for Snakes

June 1 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Join us each month to explore a new topic.  This month we will cover snakes. After learning a little about snakes inside, we will head outside in search of these elusive critters. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Wolcott Bee Club – Farm Center

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Join the Wolcott Bee Club! Meetings will be held the first Saturday of the month (no meeting in July). Bob Hollis, a bee keeper with 24 years of experience, will be teaching you everything you need to know about keeping bees. You will learn the importance of bees to our ecosystem and food production. This is a fascinating activity, regardless of your bee experience. Supplies and equipment will be available for purchase.

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Garlic Mustard Pull – Kensington

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Join us in removing invasive garlic mustard from Kensington. We will meet in the Nature Center parking lot (look for the Metroparks vehicle and blue flag). Volunteers receive free day entry to the park, just let the toll booth attendant know you are at the park for a volunteer workday.

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10:30 am

Family Discovery Days: Pond Pals and Benthic Buddies

June 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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Our ponds are home to a wide array of animals like dragonfly nymphs and snails, which can tell us a lot about the health of our waterways. You’ll have a chance to capture some of these critters with dip nets before we hike back to the lab to examine them under microscopes. Dress for the weather. Please preregister, (248) 625-7280.

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1:00 pm

Life is Berry, Berry Good – Farm Center

June 1 @ 1:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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The Beyond the Seed Greenhouse at our Farm Center is the place to be for this berry delicious program. Learn about growing and using strawberries and then enjoy a fabulous strawberry treat!  Please preregister, 586-752-5932.

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3:00 pm

Chow Time at the Farm

June 1 @ 3:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Ever wanted to feed the pigs? Help farm staff to feed the pigs, goats, cows, and more. Young farmers will learn what each animal eats and why. Space is limited and fills up fast! Ages 6 - 15. Please preregister, (248) 684-8632

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