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Oakwoods Metropark

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32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
(734) 782-3956

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January 2018

Animal I.D. – American Mink

January 27 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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This member of the weasel family is active all year long. Join us for an in-depth look at the amazing mink. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Night Hike and Bonfire

January 27 @ 6:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Enjoy a walk through the evening woods. We will see what critters are out-and-about. After our adventure, we will relax around the bonfire for some casual nature talk. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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February 2018

Early Bird Hike and Breakfast

February 3 @ 8:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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What better way to start your Saturday than with a hearty breakfast followed by a nature hike.  Enjoy French toast sticks and sausage before you hit the nature trails in search of some of our winter, resident birds. Bring your binoculars to better spot our feather friends. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Tadpoles

February 3 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Tadpoles is a nature series for children ages 2-5, that runs the first Saturday of each month.  Each month we will explore a nature topic through games, stories, hands-on activities, and more.  Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Explorer’s Club

February 3 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Explorer's Club is a nature series for children ages 6 and up, that runs the first Saturday of each month.  Each month we will explore a nature topic through games, stories, hands-on activities, and more. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Oakwoods Metropark Master Plan Public Input Opportunity

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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At this meeting, voice general opinions about your park experience. At the next meeting, provide feedback on master plan ideas. Children are encouraged to participate.
Share your opinions about Oakwoods at: www.surveymonkey.com/r/oakwoodsmp

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Animal I.D. – Grey Fox

February 10 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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See what makes this special canine, the grey wolf, unique from its southeast Michigan cousins; and why they can be so difficult to see. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Tracks and Scat

February 17 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Even though we may not see them, we know that animals are around because of the evidence they leave behind. Let’s get outside and see who has been running around near the Nature Center. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Maple Sugaring Through the Ages

February 24
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Come see the methods used to collect maple sap and learn how the maple tree helped sustain early Americans. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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March 2018

Night Hike & Bonfire

March 2 @ 7:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Enjoy a walk through the evening woods.  We will see what critters are out-and-about. After our adventure, we will relax around the bonfire for some casual nature talk. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Maple Sugaring Through the Ages

March 3
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Come see the methods used to collect maple sap and learn how the maple tree helped sustain early Americans. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Tadpoles

March 3 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Tadpoles is a nature series for children ages 2-5, that runs the first Saturday of each month.  Each month we will explore a nature topic through games, stories, hands-on activities, and more.  Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Explorer’s Club

March 3 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Explorer's Club is a nature series for children ages 6 and up, that runs the first Saturday of each month.  Each month we will explore a nature topic through games, stories, hands-on activities, and more. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Maple Sugaring Through the Ages

March 10
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Come see the methods used to collect maple sap and learn how the maple tree helped sustain early Americans. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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American Woodcock Walk

March 17 @ 7:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Bog-sucker and Timberdoodle are just some of the names that refer to the quirky little bird known as the American Woodcock. Join us for a quick indoor overview of the Woodcock, followed by a trip outdoors to witness the calls and dance of the male. Wear waterproof shoes…they are called “bog-suckers” after all. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Animal I.D. – Raccoon

March 31 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Discover why these cute and cuddly critters have been able to thrive amongst humans, and why the “trash panda” may not make the best pet.  Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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