Continue the legacy of Earth Day by learning how you can help the environment in your own backyard. Drop in for a compost demonstration and make “seed balls” for pollinators. Take a hike to learn about stewardship activities at Friendship Woods. Dirt Doctors will be on-site with a hands-on demonstration, and Water Resources Commissioner Jim […]
Come celebrate spring – Dye eggs using natural materials, view different kinds of bird nests, and learn about slimy and scaly critters that also build nests. Discover which animals in nature lay eggs by meeting live animals that are experts at egg laying. Bring four hard boiled eggs per person for dyeing. An egg-cellent snack […]
Become a star at locating late winter constellations inside StarLab, the portable planetarium. Gaze at deep sky wonders through telescopes provided by the Oakland Astronomy Club (weather permitting). A star-studded craft and snack are included. Suitable for school-aged children and adults. $4/person. ATTENTION SCOUT LEADERS: This program fulfills some astronomy merit requirements. Pre-registration with payment […]
The Troy Nature Center Naturalist group meets by grade level every 3rd Saturday and for a full week in July. The kids learn all about Michigan wildlife and earn badges for reading about wildlife and doing service projects to help wildlife. For full information, visit www.troynaturesociety.org.