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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/

January 2021

Dabblers & Divers

January 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Let’s take a closer look at some of the most-hearty birds found at Lake Erie Metropark, waterfowl. They are ducks, geese and swans to be precise. Join us as we scan the Detroit River and Lake Erie for species that…

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Marsh Meander

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

Join us to take 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 this interactive walk! Fun for…

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Groundbreaking Groundhogs

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

Will the groundhog see his shadow? Will we have six more weeks of winter? Join us as we look at the groundhog and how he became a weather forecaster. Fun for all ages! Time: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Cost:…

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LENS CAP

January 31 @ 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.  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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February 2021

Crack ‘O Dawn Coffee Club

February 6 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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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. Fun for all ages! Time: 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. Cost: FREE! Location:…

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Winter Tracking

February 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Let’s learn what kind of animals stay active all winter and how to tell what animals were tromping through the snow from the tracks they leave. Join us as we head out on the nature trails for these tracks, and…

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Winter Tracking

February 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Let’s learn what kind of animals stay active all winter and how to tell what animals were tromping through the snow from the tracks they leave. Join us as we head out on the nature trails for these tracks, and…

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Strategies & Survivors

February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Let’s face it – for most us, if we were dropped in the outdoors in the dead of winter, we would be in serious trouble.  But wildlife seems to manage well, wouldn’t you say?  Join us on the nature trails…

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Birds in Your Binoculars

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

As the weather changes, so do the birds that can be found throughout Lake Erie Metropark. Let’s hit the nature trails to see which birds have staked their claim to the wilds of Lake Erie Metropark during the winter. Bring…

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Brownie Scout: Snow Adventure Badge

February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Looking to earn your snow adventure badge? Join us at Lake Erie Metropark to explore nature in the snow! Scouts will take a hike and discover what happens to plants and wildlife during the winter. They will also learn the…

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Birds in Your Binoculars

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

As the weather changes, so do the birds that can be found throughout Lake Erie Metropark. Let’s hit the nature trails to see which birds have staked their claim to the wilds of Lake Erie Metropark during the winter. Bring…

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Arctic Visitors: Tundra Swan Watch

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

While many birds flee the continent during the winter months, a few call southeast Michigan home during the cold weather.  Join us for a look at one of our winter visitors – the Tundra Swan.  Why are they here?  How…

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Arctic Visitors: Tundra Swan Watch

February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

While many birds flee the continent during the winter months, a few call southeast Michigan home during the cold weather.  Join us for a look at one of our winter visitors – the Tundra Swan.  Why are they here?  How…

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Eagles on Ice

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

The icy waters of the Detroit River attract a rich variety of waterfowl. Did you know, where one finds ducks in winter, one will find eagles, too. Dozens of them, in fact!  Join us as we search the river for…

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Youth Gone Wild

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 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…

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Eagles on Ice

February 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

The icy waters of the Detroit River attract a rich variety of waterfowl. Did you know, where one finds ducks in winter, one will find eagles, too. Dozens of them, in fact!  Join us as we search the river for…

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Prohibition Sunday: Rum-runners Hike

February 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

The Detroit River was a pretty busy place during Prohibition. Tremendous amounts of illegal liquor was entering the United States from Canada during the 1920’s and early 1930’s.  Join us as we travel back to the era of blind pigs,…

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Marsh Meander

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

Join us to take 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 this interactive walk! Fun for…

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Space, Stars and Marshmallows

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Discover the wonders of space and the stars! Join us as we learn about our solar system and the unique features of the planets. Then we’ll gather around the bonfire for some stargazing! Ages 8 and up. Time: 6 p.m.…

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Canvasbacks from the Cove

February 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

During the winter months our feathered waterfowl friends flock to the Detroit River and Lake Erie by the hundreds of thousands. Join us as we head to Cove Point and scan for canvasbacks, redheads, mergansers and more! Be sure to…

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March 2021

Crack ‘O Dawn Coffee Club

March 6 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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. Fun for all ages! Time: 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. Cost: FREE Location:…

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Birds in Your Binoculars

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

As the weather changes, so do the birds that can be found throughout Lake Erie Metropark. Let’s hit the nature trails to see which birds have staked their claim to the wilds of Lake Erie Metropark during the winter. Bring…

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Birds in Your Binoculars

March 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 13, 2021 at 2:00pm

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

As the weather changes, so do the birds that can be found throughout Lake Erie Metropark. Let’s hit the nature trails to see which birds have staked their claim to the wilds of Lake Erie Metropark during the winter. Bring…

Find out more »

Marsh Meander

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

Join us to take 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 this interactive walk! Fun for…

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