Seven Ponds Nature Center Dryden

Nature Journaling
Get your camp stool and a journal and head to Seven Ponds Nature Center tomorrow (5/20) from 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM for an invigorating afternoon of nature journaling. You'll spend a portion of your time inside where helpful tips will be shared before heading outside to practice what you've lea…
Eco Days & Native Plant Sale This Weekend
Where can you do some solar observing, purchase native woodland and prarie plants, make your own trail mix before hiking the trails, build your own bird house or nesting platform, get a first hand look at bee hives, see what bugs live in the water and maybe catch a few, dissect owl pellets,
Owl Prowl
Get your flashlights and head over to Seven Ponds Nature Center this Thursday (5/12) for the annual Owl Prowl at 7:30 PM. The program begins indoors with a close-up look at a variety of owl specimens not usually seen by Seven Ponds visitors. You’ll then hike along the trails in hopes of callin…
Spring Bird Walk No. 1 At Seven Ponds
The first bird walk of the spring at Seven Ponds Nature Center this Wednesday (4/27) at 8 AM will take you along the trails in search of year-round resident birds and those which have already returned from the south. Watch and listen for sandhill cranes, ducks, swallows, eastern towhees, blackbirds …
Salamander Foray At Seven Ponds This Weekend
Head out to Seven Ponds Nature Center this Saturday (4/9) at 10 AM or Sunday (4/10) at 2 PM for a salamander day of discovery at Jonathan Woods. You'll be looking for examples of the six species that reside in the woods and learn about their natural history and conservation at the same time.
Early Insects At Seven Ponds
Even though there's a blanket of snow on the ground and the official arrival of spring is several days away, some insects are beginning to stir. See which creepy crawlies are out and about at Seven Ponds Nature Center tomorrow (3/6) at 2 PM.
Bats Of The World At Seven Ponds This Weekend
Learn to identify the unique features of bats around the world such as echolocation, flight and feeding habits in Bats of the World at Seven Ponds Nature Center this Sunday (1/31) at 2 PM with the Organization For Bat Conservation.
WinterFest At Seven Ponds Nature Center
Seven Ponds annual winter fun day happens on Saturday, January 30, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Included is a bonfire on the ice, ice cutting, mammal tracking, snowshoe walks, cross country skiing, and ice skating. Inside will be children’s crafts and bring a t-shirt, sweatshirt, or pillowcase to decor…
Lapeer County Christmas Bird Count at Seven Ponds
If you’d like to help count birds at Seven Ponds Nature Center in Dryden and Jonathan Woods in the annual Christmas Bird Count, call 810-796-3200 and head out to the center on Sunday, December 20 (12/20). Join the staff for the entire day or just half a day.
Holiday Auction At Seven Ponds
Members and their guests are invited to the 24th Annual Holiday Auction and Christmas Party this Saturday (12/5) at Seven Ponds Nature Center at 6:30 PM. It's not only a great way for members, volunteers and staff to get together to celebrate another successful year but it’s also an impor…
Natural Ornaments & Giving Thanks To Nature
Create at least 10 different ornaments for your Christmas tree using all natural materials this Saturday (11/21) at Seven Ponds Nature Center. ‘Natural Ornament Workshop’ is for ages 12 and up only and the fee is $10 (members $7). Call (810) 796-3200 to pre-register. On Sunday (11/22) you’re invited…

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