Nature – Outdoors

Skeleton Trees, Daring Deer, Screeching & Hooting Owls
Get out and enjoy nature with your child by registering for Knee-High Naturalist Classes at Seven Ponds Nature Center in Dryden. ‘Skeleton Trees’ this month, ‘Daring Deer’ next month and ‘Screeching & Hooting Owls’ in January include walks, crafts, games, …
Spiders, Bats & A Two-Headed Snake
With Halloween right around the corner you won’t want to miss exploring long-leggedy beasties and some of Seven Ponds Nature Center’s more unusual specimens tomorrow (10/25) at 2 PM. The crisp, cool air and vivid colors of autumn make this one of the most beautiful seasons to visit Seven…
The Enchanted Woodland, Jonathan Woods This Weekend
An escort along a lit trail to meet creatures of the nighttime forest awaits you at Seven Ponds Nature Center in Dryden tomorrow evening (10/3) from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. How about a walk in the forest of Jonathan Woods on Sunday (10/4) at 2 PM? The Enchanted Woodland is a non-scary, fun exp…
Michigan Awarded Grant To Save The Monarch Butterfly
North American monarch butterflies are in trouble. Not one monarch butterfly was seen at the annual Seven Ponds Butterfly Count, for example. Their numbers have fallen so drastically they’re being considered for federal protection. Their decline coincides with the increased use of Roundup and …
Late Prairie Visit, Kinglets, Warblers & Thrushes
Take one more walk through the prairie this Sunday (9/27) at 2 PM before winter’s harsh weather blankets Seven Ponds Nature Center. How about a Fall Bird Walk? The center’s second walk will take you to the Lapeer State Game Area next Wednesday (9/30) at 7:30 AM.

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