Nature – Outdoors

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.
Heritage Harvest Days
Get out to Seven Ponds this weekend (9/19, 9/20) for Heritage Harvest Days where you’ll find anything from a blacksmith exhibit, a sheep shearing demonstration and a bread and jam table to a Children’s Tent with old-fashioned crafts and games, horse drawn prairie wagon rides and tractors…

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