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Leap Day with Nature February 29, 2020-Madison Heights

Get up close and personal with our resident nature center amphibians. Do toads really cause warts? How far can a frog really jump? Are salamanders lizards? All these questions and more will be answered. Have fun making an amphibian-themed craft. Suitable for ages 6 and up. $5/person. Preregistration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or […]

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Polish Your Own Petoskey Stone February 22, 2020-Madison Heights

Michigan’s state stone is the Petoskey stone, a fossil colonial coral. Using different sandpaper grits and some ‘elbow grease,’ participants will choose and polish a stone to take home while learning about other local fossils and minerals. All materials provided. $8/person. Preregistration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center on Saturdays. […]

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Glorious Groundhogs February 2, 2020-Madison Heights

Did you know that another name for a groundhog is a “whistle pig”? Learn the story behind Groundhog Day and its famous mascot, Punxsutawney Phil. Experience the life of a groundhog through a game and make a groundhog-themed craft and snack. $7/person. Preregistration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center on […]

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Hoot-en-anny January 18, 2020-Madison Heights

Learn about owls through a presentation and dissection of an owl pellet. Make an owl mask to see through the eyes of an owl, then head outside for an owl hoot hike, calling for owls and observing creatures of the dusk. $10/person. Preregistration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center on […]