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Songbird Migration

Songbird Migration

This month’s cooling temperatures signal a rush of bird activity in southern Michigan as many of our songbirds begin traveling south to find a warm place to spend the winter. Join us and learn about the amazing journeys they make…

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Songbird Migration

Songbird Migration

Spring is in the air, which means so are migratory songbirds! Join us to learn about the amazing journeys they make each year, as well as some of their adaptations and the perils they may face along the way. For…

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Michigan’s Misunderstood Migrator

Michigan’s Misunderstood Migrator

As raptors migrate across southeastern Michigan one species is commonly misunderstood among the rest…the Turkey Vulture. Join us as we debunk the misconceptions about these birds and learn about their importance to both wildlife and humans. Then we’ll head out…

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Monarch Migration Festival

Monarch Migration Festival

Don't miss the wonderful and inspiring event of the year! This Monarch Migration will take place in person this year!  Every year, waves of these butterflies migrate over mountains, deserts, and plains in the United States to reach their wintering…

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Monarch Migration Magic

Monarch Migration Magic

The Monarch population has been decreasing through the years. Learn why this beloved butterfly has been petitioned to be put on the Endangered Species list. During this program we will visit our butterfly garden and learn how to attract the…

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World Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day

Welcome spring! World Migratory Bird Day celebrates the seasonal migration of millions of birds from their southern wintering grounds back to North America! Fun, family-friendly interactive stations throughout the zoo will share the importance of migratory birds. Photo Credit: Facebook

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