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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/

October 2020

Meet Around the Table

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 18, 2020

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

Swing by our table in front of the Marshlands Museum where we will some fun and exciting nature or history-oriented items to show, weather permitting. Stop by to ask questions and learn something new.  Happening select Friday, Saturday and Sundays.…

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Crack O’ Dawn Coffee Club

October 3 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 7:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 5, 2020

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

Too many people sleep through the best part of the day!  Come join us instead!  During our one-mile stroll, we see what the world of Mother Nature has to offer. Birds? Mammals? Botany? History?  We’ll find out when we get…

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Meet Around the Table

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 18, 2020

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

Swing by our table in front of the Marshlands Museum where we will some fun and exciting nature or history-oriented items to show, weather permitting. Stop by to ask questions and learn something new.  Happening select Friday, Saturday and Sundays.…

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The Awesome Opossum

October 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Wait, opossums don’t migrate! Or do they? About a century ago, you could not find a single opossum in our state, and now they live all over Michigan. Discover how this unique yet common animal has adapted to life in…

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Meet Around the Table

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 18, 2020

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

Swing by our table in front of the Marshlands Museum where we will some fun and exciting nature or history-oriented items to show, weather permitting. Stop by to ask questions and learn something new.  Happening select Friday, Saturday and Sundays.…

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Spider Stroll

October 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Like it or not, spiders are everywhere. But don’t fear – we are prepared to set the record straight on these misunderstood creatures. Join us for a casual stroll along the nature trails as we look for these crawly critters.…

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Meet Around the Table

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 18, 2020

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

Swing by our table in front of the Marshlands Museum where we will some fun and exciting nature or history-oriented items to show, weather permitting. Stop by to ask questions and learn something new.  Happening select Friday, Saturday and Sundays.…

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Meet Around the Table

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 18, 2020

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

Swing by our table in front of the Marshlands Museum where we will some fun and exciting nature or history-oriented items to show, weather permitting. Stop by to ask questions and learn something new.  Happening select Friday, Saturday and Sundays.…

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Michigan’s Misunderstood Migrator

October 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

As raptors migrate across southeastern Michigan one species is commonly misunderstood among the rest…the Turkey Vulture. Join us as we debunk the misconceptions about these birds and learn about their importance to both wildlife and humans. Then we’ll head out…

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Meet Around the Table

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 18, 2020

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

Swing by our table in front of the Marshlands Museum where we will some fun and exciting nature or history-oriented items to show, weather permitting. Stop by to ask questions and learn something new.  Happening select Friday, Saturday and Sundays.…

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Birds in Your Binoculars

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on October 24, 2020 at 10:00am

One event on October 24, 2020 at 2:00pm

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

The autumn is upon us and bird migration is well underway.  Join us as we take a walk looking for our southbound feathered friends. We will make a stop off at the Detroit River Hawk Watch to see if any…

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Birds in Your Binoculars

October 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 11, 2020 at 2:00pm

One event on October 24, 2020 at 2:00pm

One event on October 24, 2020 at 2:00pm

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

The autumn is upon us and bird migration is well underway.  Join us as we take a walk looking for our southbound feathered friends. We will make a stop off at the Detroit River Hawk Watch to see if any…

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Meet Around the Table

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 18, 2020

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

Swing by our table in front of the Marshlands Museum where we will some fun and exciting nature or history-oriented items to show, weather permitting. Stop by to ask questions and learn something new.  Happening select Friday, Saturday and Sundays.…

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Meet Around the Table

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 18, 2020

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

Swing by our table in front of the Marshlands Museum where we will some fun and exciting nature or history-oriented items to show, weather permitting. Stop by to ask questions and learn something new.  Happening select Friday, Saturday and Sundays.…

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Stories in the Stars

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Discover the stories behind the stars that light up the night sky! Join us as we learn about the how constellations have been important to humans and served as the inspiration for folklore. We’ll explore what a star is, the…

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Meet Around the Table

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 18, 2020

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

Swing by our table in front of the Marshlands Museum where we will some fun and exciting nature or history-oriented items to show, weather permitting. Stop by to ask questions and learn something new.  Happening select Friday, Saturday and Sundays.…

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Fall Color Frenzy

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Why do leaves change color? Why are some trees green all year long? Discover some of the mysteries of trees as we admire the beautiful fall foliage of the Metropark. Bring your hiking boots and your favorite pair of binoculars…

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Birds in Your Binoculars

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on October 11, 2020 at 2:00pm

One event on October 24, 2020 at 10:00am

One event on October 24, 2020 at 2:00pm

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

The autumn is upon us and bird migration is well underway.  Join us as we take a walk looking for our southbound feathered friends. We will make a stop off at the Detroit River Hawk Watch to see if any…

Find out more »

Birds in Your Binoculars

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 11, 2020 at 2:00pm

One event on October 24, 2020 at 2:00pm

One event on October 24, 2020 at 2:00pm

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

The autumn is upon us and bird migration is well underway.  Join us as we take a walk looking for our southbound feathered friends. We will make a stop off at the Detroit River Hawk Watch to see if any…

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Halloween History: Critters and Crawlers

October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Celebrate the spirit of Halloween as we explore the natural history of the iconic animals associated with this holiday. From bats to cats, and all the other critters in between! We’ll learn about their behavior, adaptations and characteristics.  Join us…

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November 2020

Crack O’ Dawn Coffee Club

November 7 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 7:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 5, 2020

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

Too many people sleep through the best part of the day!  Come join us instead!  During our one-mile stroll, we see what the world of Mother Nature has to offer. Birds? Mammals? Botany? History?  We’ll find out when we get…

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Marsh Meander

November 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on December 19, 2020 at 2:00pm

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

The marsh is a cool place to visit any time of year. Join us for a casual walk through the marsh as we talk about the marsh in winter and the animals and plants we will see. Face coverings are…

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Lake Erie Owl Prowl

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 28, 2020

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

Learn about the habits and habitats of these extraordinary birds. We will spend the evening out on the trails and see if we can lure in an owl or two with recorded calls! Face coverings are encouraged. Fun for all…

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Space, Weather & Nature

November 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Ever wonder what makes life possible on Earth? Ever think about what drives the weather? In this program we’ll discover how space, weather and nature are connected. We’ll learn how the sun affects our atmosphere which in turn affects plants,…

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Lake Erie Owl Prowl

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 28, 2020

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

Learn about the habits and habitats of these extraordinary birds. We will spend the evening out on the trails and see if we can lure in an owl or two with recorded calls! Face coverings are encouraged. Fun for all…

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Lake Erie Owl Prowl

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 28, 2020

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

Learn about the habits and habitats of these extraordinary birds. We will spend the evening out on the trails and see if we can lure in an owl or two with recorded calls! Face coverings are encouraged. Fun for all…

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LENS CAP

November 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 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.  This month is a “back to basics approach” as we review basic camera settings and composition.  Be sure to bring your camera…

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December 2020

Crack O’ Dawn Coffee Club

December 5 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 7:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 5, 2020

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

Too many people sleep through the best part of the day!  Come join us instead!  During our one-mile stroll, we see what the world of Mother Nature has to offer. Birds? Mammals? Botany? History?  We’ll find out when we get…

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Whitetail Walk

December 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Join us as we learn about of one of Lake Erie Metroparks’s most popular animal... the Whitetail Deer! We’ll look for them out on the trails and discover their natural history. We’ll also learn how to identify and interpret their…

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Michigan Megafauna

December 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Discover the large mammals both past and present that call Michigan home. From saber-toothed tigers to mountain lions and mastodons to black bears, our state has a BIG history when it comes to megafauna. We will use bones and reproductions…

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Lights, Trails and Seasonal Tales

December 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Break away from the hustle and bustle of Christmas and join the Marshlands Museum staff for an evening of outdoor seasonal fun. We’ll hit the trail for a guided walk along our luminary-lit nature trail where we will meet a…

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Marsh Meander

December 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on December 19, 2020 at 2:00pm

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

The marsh is a cool place to visit any time of year. Join us for a casual walk through the marsh as we talk about the marsh in winter and the animals and plants we will see. Face coverings are…

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Waterfowl on the River

December 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

It’s a great time to see waterfowl at Lake Erie Metropark! Join us as we head out on the trails and look for different waterfowl species on the lake. We’ll learn how to identify different species and their natural history.…

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