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Lake Erie Metropark

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32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
(734) 379-5020 http://www.metroparks.com/parks/lake-erie-metropark/

April 2021

Wild Child

April 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

The “little sibling” to Youth Gone Wild is here! This monthly program provides young children the opportunity to explore different areas of Lake Erie Metropark and get up-close with nature through hands on activities and experiences. Come get wild at…

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Youth Gone Wild

April 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Get wild at Lake Erie Metropark! This monthly program provides young adults the opportunity to explore different areas of Lake Erie Metropark and get up-close with nature through hands on activities and experiences. Monthly sessions will take place on Saturdays…

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Mammal Myth Busters

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on April 18, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Join us as we debunk some common misconceptions about Michigan’s mammals. Do opossums hang upside down by their tails? Do bats really suck blood? Come find out! This program is entirely outdoors, so please dress for the weather. Social distancing…

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Mammal Myth Busters

April 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on April 18, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Join us as we debunk some common misconceptions about Michigan’s mammals. Do opossums hang upside down by their tails? Do bats really suck blood? Come find out! This program is entirely outdoors, so please dress for the weather. Social distancing…

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Marsh Meander

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on May 29, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on June 26, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Join us for a leisurely walk along the boardwalks overlooking Lake Erie Metropark’s marshes. We will search for some interesting occurrences and wildlife in the marsh. You never know who might show themselves during the interactive walk! This program is…

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Earth Day Clean-up

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 24, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Join us for an Earth Day Clean-up! Earth Day is a perfect occasion to take care of our favorite outdoor spaces by helping keep them clean.  Volunteers will help clean-up along the picnic areas and shoreline of the park. Individuals,…

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Marsh Meander

April 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on April 24, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on May 29, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on June 26, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Join us for a leisurely walk along the boardwalks overlooking Lake Erie Metropark’s marshes. We will search for some interesting occurrences and wildlife in the marsh. You never know who might show themselves during the interactive walk! This program is…

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Earth Day Clean-up

April 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 24, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Join us for an Earth Day Clean-up! Earth Day is a perfect occasion to take care of our favorite outdoor spaces by helping keep them clean.  Volunteers will help clean-up along the picnic areas and shoreline of the park. Individuals,…

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Girl Scouts: Junior Hawk Watcher Program

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 25, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Join the Girl Scouts of Southeast Michigan and Lake Erie Metropark at the Marshlands Museum to explore what it takes for our birds of prey to survive! Learn about the Detroit River Hawk Watch, the Hawk Migration Association of North…

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Girl Scouts: Junior Hawk Watcher Program

April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 25, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Join the Girl Scouts of Southeast Michigan and Lake Erie Metropark at the Marshlands Museum to explore what it takes for our birds of prey to survive! Learn about the Detroit River Hawk Watch, the Hawk Migration Association of North…

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May 2021

Crack ‘O Dawn Coffee Club

May 1 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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One event on June 5, 2021 at 7:00am

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Begin the day, in the perfect way, by joining us for a guided stroll on our nature trails where we will discuss seasonal happenings within the park. This program is outdoors, so please dress for the weather. Social distancing and…

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Birding Basics

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 5, 2021

One event on April 3, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on May 1, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on June 5, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

New to birding? We’ll help get you started by going over tips and tricks like using binoculars and identifying birds outside. Then we will hit the nature trail for some birding! Please bring your own binoculars if you have them.…

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Birding Basics

May 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 5, 2021

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 5, 2021

One event on April 3, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on May 1, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on June 5, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

New to birding? We’ll help get you started by going over tips and tricks like using binoculars and identifying birds outside. Then we will hit the nature trail for some birding! Please bring your own binoculars if you have them.…

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Michigan Invaders

May 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Some of these things just don’t belong here! Join us to learn about invasive species, both plants and animals, you can find in our park. We will discuss how these invaders came to be in Michigan and the threats they…

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Birds in Your Binoculars

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 12, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Birds are everywhere!  Join us as we head out in the park looking for our feathered friends. Let’s see who flew into town! We’ll be looking for migrants, nesters and anything else we can find.  This program is entirely outdoors,…

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Citizen Science Saturdays

May 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on May 8, 2021 at 12:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Have you ever wanted to contribute to science in a meaningful way? Now you can! Join us as we discover the different citizen science platforms available while learning about the natural world. This program series will provide hands-on experience with…

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Birds in Your Binoculars

May 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 8, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on June 12, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on June 12, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Birds are everywhere!  Join us as we head out in the park looking for our feathered friends. Let’s see who flew into town! We’ll be looking for migrants, nesters and anything else we can find.  This program is entirely outdoors,…

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Mother’s Day Wildflower Walk

May 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Treat Mom to a relaxing hike through the woods to discover some of the beautiful spring wildflowers that can be found along the trails. Learn some fun facts about these unique treasures and hear some of the myths and legends…

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Wild Child

May 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

The “little sibling” to Youth Gone Wild is here! This monthly program provides young children the opportunity to explore different areas of Lake Erie Metropark and get up-close with nature through hands on activities and experiences. Come get wild at…

Find out more »

Youth Gone Wild

May 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Get wild at Lake Erie Metropark! This youth-focused program provides participants the opportunity to explore different areas of Lake Erie Metropark and get up-close with nature through hands on activities and experiences. Monthly sessions will take place on Saturdays and…

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Endangered Species of Michigan

May 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Every year on the third Friday in May, people from all around the world participate in Endangered Species Day by learning about and taking action to protect threatened and endangered species. Join us to explore our state’s endangered species and…

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Frog Focus Feature

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on May 22, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

There are a lot of frogs out there and it’s time to get to know them – really know them. Join us for a fun and educational look at the creatures of “frogdom” including identification, calling, tadpoles, and the perils…

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Frog Focus Feature

May 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 22, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

There are a lot of frogs out there and it’s time to get to know them – really know them. Join us for a fun and educational look at the creatures of “frogdom” including identification, calling, tadpoles, and the perils…

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Stargazing Under the Supermoon

May 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Join us for stargazing under one of the more spectacular full moons of 2021… the supermoom! Around the bonfire, we’ll learn about the stars and constellations that can be seen in the sky. We’ll discover the unique features of the…

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In Touch with Turtles

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on May 23, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Today is World Turtle Day! Come join us as we celebrate turtles that make their homes in our Metroparks. We will even have a chance to get up close and personal with some turtles that live right here in the…

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In Touch with Turtles

May 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 23, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Today is World Turtle Day! Come join us as we celebrate turtles that make their homes in our Metroparks. We will even have a chance to get up close and personal with some turtles that live right here in the…

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LENS CAP

May 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

LENS CAP – the Lake Erie Nature Society for Cameras and Photography – meets six times a year.  Join us as we head out into the park for some on-site photography fun.  Bring your rig and let’s see what images…

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Marsh Meander

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on April 24, 2021 at 10:00am

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One event on April 5, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on April 24, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on May 29, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on June 26, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Join us for a leisurely walk along the boardwalks overlooking Lake Erie Metropark’s marshes. We will search for some interesting occurrences and wildlife in the marsh. You never know who might show themselves during the interactive walk! This program is…

Find out more »

Marsh Meander

May 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on April 24, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on May 29, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on June 26, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on April 5, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on April 24, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on May 29, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on June 26, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Join us for a leisurely walk along the boardwalks overlooking Lake Erie Metropark’s marshes. We will search for some interesting occurrences and wildlife in the marsh. You never know who might show themselves during the interactive walk! This program is…

Find out more »

Camouflaged Critters

May 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Some animals rely on their coloration to hide from predators or hide from prey. Discover why these animals have their cryptic coloration and how it helps them to survive. This program is entirely outdoors, so please dress for the weather.…

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June 2021

Crack ‘O Dawn Coffee Club

June 5 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Events (See all)

One event on May 1, 2021 at 7:00am

One event on June 5, 2021 at 7:00am

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Begin the day, in the perfect way, by joining us for a guided stroll on our nature trails where we will discuss seasonal happenings within the park. This program is outdoors, so please dress for the weather. Social distancing and…

Find out more »

Birding Basics

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until June 5, 2021

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 5, 2021

One event on April 3, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on May 1, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on June 5, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

New to birding? We’ll help get you started by going over tips and tricks like using binoculars and identifying birds outside. Then we will hit the nature trail for some birding! Please bring your own binoculars if you have them.…

Find out more »

Birding Basics

June 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 5, 2021

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 5, 2021

One event on April 3, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on May 1, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on June 5, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

New to birding? We’ll help get you started by going over tips and tricks like using binoculars and identifying birds outside. Then we will hit the nature trail for some birding! Please bring your own binoculars if you have them.…

Find out more »

Marshland Mammals

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 9, 2021 at 2:00pm

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One event on June 6, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Have you ever wondered what types of furry friends live in the marshes at Lake Erie Metropark? Sure, you know the Muskrat; and you may have seen evidence of the Beaver, but we will discuss some of the lesser known…

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Marshland Mammals

June 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 9, 2021 at 2:00pm

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One event on June 6, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Have you ever wondered what types of furry friends live in the marshes at Lake Erie Metropark? Sure, you know the Muskrat; and you may have seen evidence of the Beaver, but we will discuss some of the lesser known…

Find out more »

Birds in Your Binoculars

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 10, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on May 8, 2021 at 10:00am

One event on May 8, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on June 12, 2021 at 10:00am

One event on June 12, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Birds are everywhere!  Join us as we head out in the park looking for our feathered friends. Let’s see who flew into town! We’ll be looking for migrants, nesters and anything else we can find.  This program is entirely outdoors,…

Find out more »

Girl Scouts: Next Door Nature

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 12, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Rascally raccoons, over-eating opossums, and frisky foxes! What do these creatures have in common? All can be found right in your own backyard. Let’s take a closer look at some of these nefarious neighbors to see why they all play…

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Birds in Your Binoculars

June 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 10, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on May 8, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on May 8, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on June 12, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on June 12, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Birds are everywhere!  Join us as we head out in the park looking for our feathered friends. Let’s see who flew into town! We’ll be looking for migrants, nesters and anything else we can find.  This program is entirely outdoors,…

Find out more »

Girl Scouts: Next Door Nature

June 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 12, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Rascally raccoons, over-eating opossums, and frisky foxes! What do these creatures have in common? All can be found right in your own backyard. Let’s take a closer look at some of these nefarious neighbors to see why they all play…

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Beavers: Nature’s Engineers

June 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Join us as we celebrate Michigan’s largest rodent- the beaver! Learn about their habitat, their important role in the fur trade, and how they earned the nickname as “nature’s engineers.” Fun for all ages! Time: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.…

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Journal Your Journey

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Looking for a great way to remember your favorite adventures outdoors? Join us as we look at some fun ways to keep your memories. We will use drawings, poetry, and more to help create experiences that we will always remember.…

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Wild Child

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

The “little sibling” to Youth Gone Wild is here! This monthly program provides young children the opportunity to explore different areas of Lake Erie Metropark and get up-close with nature through hands on activities and experiences. Come get wild at…

Find out more »

Youth Gone Wild

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Get wild at Lake Erie Metropark! This youth-focused program provides participants the opportunity to explore different areas of Lake Erie Metropark and get up-close with nature through hands on activities and experiences. Monthly sessions will take place on Saturdays and…

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Father’s Day Forest Foray

June 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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It’s Father’s Day so let’s celebrate by getting outside! Join us for a hike on our nature trails and explore what early summer has to offer! Of course, we will be focusing on the “important Dad stuff” in nature! Social…

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Marsh Meander

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on April 24, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on May 29, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on June 26, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Join us for a leisurely walk along the boardwalks overlooking Lake Erie Metropark’s marshes. We will search for some interesting occurrences and wildlife in the marsh. You never know who might show themselves during the interactive walk! This program is…

Find out more »

Pollinator Walk

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 26, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

June is the perfect month to view our native insects and the plants that they pollinate. Come join us as we stroll through Lake Erie’s very own restored prairie to check out our native butterflies, birds, and bees. Fun for…

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Marsh Meander

June 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on April 24, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on May 29, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on June 26, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Join us for a leisurely walk along the boardwalks overlooking Lake Erie Metropark’s marshes. We will search for some interesting occurrences and wildlife in the marsh. You never know who might show themselves during the interactive walk! This program is…

Find out more »

Pollinator Walk

June 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 26, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

June is the perfect month to view our native insects and the plants that they pollinate. Come join us as we stroll through Lake Erie’s very own restored prairie to check out our native butterflies, birds, and bees. Fun for…

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Michigan’s Rad Reptiles

June 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Michigan is home to many species of reptiles. Join us to learn about these scaly critters on a walk through the marsh on our nature trails to search for these animals in their natural habitat. Fun for all ages! Time:…

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