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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/

July 2021

Life Along the Lake Hike

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 31, 2021 at 2:00pm

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

Bright sun, warm breeze and the smell of summer along the lake await as we walk the shores of Lake Erie. We will talk about the plants and animals that can be found along the lake’s edge as we go…

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Life Along the Lake Hike

July 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on July 31, 2021 at 2:00pm

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

Bright sun, warm breeze and the smell of summer along the lake await as we walk the shores of Lake Erie. We will talk about the plants and animals that can be found along the lake’s edge as we go…

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August 2021

Marsh Meander

August 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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! This program…

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Crack O’ Dawn Coffee Club

August 7 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Begin your day in the perfect way! We’ll start off indoors with some coffee and baked goods and then we’ll hit the trail. During our one-mile stroll along our nature trails, we see what the world of Mother Nature has…

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Lots of Lovely Lotus

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 7, 2021 at 2:00pm

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

The American Lotus is one of the rarest flowers in the state of Michigan.  But don’t worry - the viewing at Lake Erie Metropark is spectacular!  Join us as we make our way to the lotus beds.  During this one-mile…

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Lots of Lovely Lotus

August 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 7, 2021 at 2:00pm

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

The American Lotus is one of the rarest flowers in the state of Michigan.  But don’t worry - the viewing at Lake Erie Metropark is spectacular!  Join us as we make our way to the lotus beds.  During this one-mile…

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Prelude to a Prairie: Part 1

August 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Prairies in southeast Michigan were once plentiful, but most are now gone.  Wouldn’t it be neat to establish some prairie again? Now you can!  Join us for a two-part program series in cooperation with the staff of the Michigan Department…

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Wetland Adventure Camp

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 12, 2021

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

Join us for two exciting days of discovery in the marshes around Lake Erie Metropark. Get up close with cattails, frogs, dragonflies and more! This camp is designed to introduce kids to the wonders of wetlands. Ages 9 – 12.…

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Wetland Adventure Camp

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 12, 2021

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

Join us for two exciting days of discovery in the marshes around Lake Erie Metropark. Get up close with cattails, frogs, dragonflies and more! This camp is designed to introduce kids to the wonders of wetlands. Ages 9 – 12.…

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Birds in Your Binoculars

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until September 11, 2021

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 11, 2021

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

While it may be summer, the birding is never done!  Join us as we trek out into Lake Erie Metropark looking for our feathered friends. Plenty of birds are in the area and many have had a second set of…

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Birds in Your Binoculars

August 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 11, 2021

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 11, 2021

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

While it may be summer, the birding is never done!  Join us as we trek out into Lake Erie Metropark looking for our feathered friends. Plenty of birds are in the area and many have had a second set of…

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Evening Marsh Hike

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Join us for an evening walk through the marshes of Lake Erie! On the trails we’ll discover the importance of this type of habitat and be on the lookout for marshland plants and animals. Ages 8 – up. Time: 6…

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Prelude to a Prairie: Part 2

August 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Prairies in southeast Michigan were once plentiful, but most are now gone.  Wouldn’t it be neat to establish some prairie again? Now you can!  Join us for a two-part program series in cooperation with the staff of the Michigan Department…

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Sturgeon Full Moon Hike

August 20 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Join us for nighttime marsh walk under the moonlight! We’ll learn all about the moon and the significance behind the name “Sturgeon Moon” as it relates to the Great Lake Region. This program is subject to cancellation due to poor…

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Wild Child

August 21 @ 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

August 21 @ 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…

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Michigan’s Cool Canines

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

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

Michigan’s canines aren’t like the family dog. These canines are wild hunters and we share our park with some of them. Join us to learn about the canines we find in Michigan and the history of their complicated relationship with…

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Michigan’s Cool Canines

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

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

Michigan’s canines aren’t like the family dog. These canines are wild hunters and we share our park with some of them. Join us to learn about the canines we find in Michigan and the history of their complicated relationship with…

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Spider Stroll

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 28, 2021 at 10:00am

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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Evening Bat Hike

August 28 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

It’s a rodent, it’s a bird, IT’S A BAT! Learn what makes bats special and understand misconceptions surrounding these creatures of the night. Join us for a hike, as we explore and try to observe one of Michigan’s most interesting…

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Talkin’ About Osprey

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 29, 2021 at 2:00pm

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

In the not too distant past, Osprey numbers in North America were in decline.  Now, they can be found throughout southeast Michigan!  Join us for a detailed look at their life histories.  There’s lots to learn, from their identification to…

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Talkin’ About Osprey

August 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 29, 2021 at 2:00pm

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

In the not too distant past, Osprey numbers in North America were in decline.  Now, they can be found throughout southeast Michigan!  Join us for a detailed look at their life histories.  There’s lots to learn, from their identification to…

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September 2021

Crack O’ Dawn Coffee Club

September 4 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 7:00am on day First of the month, repeating until September 4, 2021

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

Begin your day in the perfect way! We’ll start off indoors with some coffee and baked goods and then we’ll hit the trail. During our one-mile stroll along our nature trails, we see what the world of Mother Nature has…

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Raptor Month: Eagles at Erie

September 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 4, 2021 at 2:00pm

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

Join us to learn about the Bald Eagle and the Golden Eagle, two raptors that can be seen in and around Lake Erie Metropark. We’ll head to the boat launch to try to see some birds of prey migrating through…

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Raptor Month: Eagles at Erie

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

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

Join us to learn about the Bald Eagle and the Golden Eagle, two raptors that can be seen in and around Lake Erie Metropark. We’ll head to the boat launch to try to see some birds of prey migrating through…

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Monarchs on the Move

September 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on September 5, 2021 at 10:00am

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

From their life on the leaf of a Milkweed, to their nearly 3,000-mile migration to Mexico, Monarch butterflies live quite the life! Join us for a walk along our trails while we look for these beautiful butterflies and learn about…

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Friday Morning Marsh Walk

September 10 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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One event on September 10, 2021 at 7:00am

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

Get a jump-start on your Friday morning by taking a leisurely walk through the marshlands on our nature trails. We will be exploring the plants and animals that live in the marsh; as well as focusing on a little of…

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Birds in Your Binoculars

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until September 11, 2021

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 11, 2021

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

While it may be summer, the birding is never done!  Join us as we trek out into Lake Erie Metropark looking for our feathered friends. Plenty of birds are in the area and many have had a second set of…

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Raptor Month: Hawks Are Neat

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 11, 2021 at 2:00pm

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

Join us for another program in our “Raptor Month” series as we look at some of the many ways that raptors are unique. Discover some fun facts and interesting items about these awesome animals. Fun for all ages! Time: 10…

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Birds in Your Binoculars

September 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 11, 2021

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 11, 2021

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

While it may be summer, the birding is never done!  Join us as we trek out into Lake Erie Metropark looking for our feathered friends. Plenty of birds are in the area and many have had a second set of…

Find out more »

Raptor Month: Hawks Are Neat

September 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 11, 2021 at 2:00pm

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

Join us for another program in our “Raptor Month” series as we look at some of the many ways that raptors are unique. Discover some fun facts and interesting items about these awesome animals. Fun for all ages! Time: 10…

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Raptor Month: Live Birds of Prey with Joe Rogers

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on September 18, 2021 at 2:00pm

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

Join us for live birds of prey with Joe Rogers.  We will get to see live birds of prey up close and learn about these special birds.  There will be a Q & A session and a chance to win…

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Raptor Month: Live Birds of Prey with Joe Rogers

September 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 18, 2021 at 2:00pm

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

Join us for live birds of prey with Joe Rogers.  We will get to see live birds of prey up close and learn about these special birds.  There will be a Q & A session and a chance to win…

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Raptor Month: Live Birds of Prey with Michigan Avian Experience

September 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on September 19, 2021 at 2:00pm

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

Join us for live birds of prey with Michigan Avian Experience.  Fancie Krawcke will be the featured speaker and she will introduce us to live birds of prey.  There will be a Q & A session and a chance to…

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Raptor Month: Live Birds of Prey with Michigan Avian Experience

September 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 19, 2021 at 2:00pm

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

Join us for live birds of prey with Michigan Avian Experience.  Fancie Krawcke will be the featured speaker and she will introduce us to live birds of prey.  There will be a Q & A session and a chance to…

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Raptor Month: Hawk ID

September 25 @ 10:00 am
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One event on September 25, 2021 at 2:00pm

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

Join us as we look at ways to help with identifying some of the raptors that migrate over Lake Erie Metropark. Learn some effective ways to figure out who you are seeing high overhead. Fun for all ages! Time: 10…

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Wild Child

September 25 @ 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

September 25 @ 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…

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Raptor Month: Hawk ID

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

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

Join us as we look at ways to help with identifying some of the raptors that migrate over Lake Erie Metropark. Learn some effective ways to figure out who you are seeing high overhead. Fun for all ages! Time: 10…

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Autumn Equinox Hike

September 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

The lush greens of summer are beginning to transition to vibrant hues of red, orange, and yellow. Flowers are starting to seed, and migratory birds are heading to their winter grounds. These changes can only mean one thing… autumn has…

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LENS CAP

September 26 @ 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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