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Bird Is The Word

Bird is the Word

Let's start at the very beginning and run through the alphabet learning about different birds.   Kids will be given a map at the Nature Center and then begin their walk outside on our hiking trail where they can stop…

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Winter Bird Hike

Winter Bird Hike

A brisk walk on a winter morning can get the blood pumping, provide some pretty beautiful views and even let you catch the sights and sounds of winter birds. So, get bundled up, grab your binoculars, and meet us at…

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Winter Bird Hike

Winter Bird Hike

A brisk walk on a winter morning can get the blood pumping, provide some pretty beautiful views and even let you catch the sights and sounds of winter birds. So, get bundled up, grab your binoculars, and meet us at…

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Dabblers & Divers

Dabblers & Divers

Let’s take a closer look at some of the most-hearty birds found at Lake Erie Metropark, waterfowl. They are ducks, geese and swans to be precise. Join us as we scan the Detroit River and Lake Erie for species that…

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Animal Adaptations

Animal Adaptations

Join Mary Skapof from Wild Child Environmental Education in activities that demonstrate how Michigan plants and animals must adapt to the cold winters here in our state. Activities include "snow shoe" footprints, bird beak relay, and evergreen experiments. For grades…

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Chickadee Chow Down

Chickadee Chow Down

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience you can have no place else.  At Kensington Metropark, Nature Center, a variety of winter songbirds will eagerly fly to your hand for seeds. During this one-hour program, learn about why this happens and how to…

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