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The Mystery of Morels Saturday, May 4, 2019-Clarkston

Every spring, a rare delicacy pokes through the forest floors of Michigan: the elusive morel mushroom. What makes them appear year after year? How does one go about finding and identifying them? How can we encourage them to spread? Learn to become a successful morel hunter and hit the trails in search of these springtime […]

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Beginner Archery Begins April 24, 2019-Clarkston

Oakland County Parks and Recreation’s Beginner Archery courses are offered throughout Spring, Summer and Fall. The four-week courses are every Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., taking place at the Independence Oaks Archery Range. The first session begins April 24. Course list: April 24-May 15; May 22-June 12; July 10-July 31; Aug. 12-Sept.11; Sept. 25-Oct. […]

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Holy Hummingbirds Saturday, April 13, 2019-Clarkston

Did you know that April 15 is the official day to put out hummingbird feeders in Michigan? Prepare for the occasion by making your own hummingbird feeder to take home. Learn about Michigan’s amazing Ruby-Throated Hummingbird through an interpretive presentation and enjoy a hummingbird-themed snack. Watch their feeding station for early hummingbird arrivals and learn […]

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March Mammal Madness 3/9/19-Clarkston

Who would win: a weasel or a bear? Find out as students study the Michigan Mammal bracket, pairing predator and prey as they work our way to the championship match. Root for your favorite as you create crafts and play games to determine who will be crowned as Top of the Food Chain. Make and […]