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Solar Eclipse 8/21/17-Cranbrook Institute of Science

Mark your calendars for the Solar Eclipse which will start around 1:03 PM and end around 3:47 PM on Monday, August 21, 2017. In celebration of this natural event, Cranbrook Institute of Science will host a day’s worth of events including events leading up to the day in their public planetarium featuring a segment on […]

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2017 Summer Discovery Cruises Registration is Now Open!

Do you want to learn about the Great Lakes by being on the Great Lakes? If so, you will want to learn more about our 2016 Summer Discovery Cruises (www.discoverycruises.org) season! For the 16th summer, Michigan Sea Grant Extension will provide Michiganders (and visitors to Michigan) with the opportunity to learn about the Great Lakes […]

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Creating a Pollinator Garden Program 6/17-Waterford

Learn about and take home native Michigan wildflowers that attract and feed our native pollinators. These pollinators include butterflies, hummingbirds, bees and other insects. Michigan State University Extension – Master Gardeners Sponsored by: Genisys Credit Union When: Saturday, June 17 Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Location: Oakland County Farmers Market 2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328 […]

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Raising Monarch Butterflies @ Red Oaks Nature Center 6/17-Madison Heights

One of the most fascinating butterflies on earth is the Monarch Butterfly. This butterfly grows from a tiny egg into a splendid caterpillar in just 15 days. The caterpillar then transforms into a beautiful chrysalis. Encounter these live caterpillars and butterflies and craft a milkweed seed ball for your backyard. Monarch Watch Conservation Specialist Debbie […]