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Owl Pellets

Owl Pellets

The Nature Center will be dissecting owl pellets to learn about specific features that allow owls to swallow their prey whole and gather data about the owl's diet. You will talk about food chains, food webs, camouflage and so much…

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Homeschool Adventures

Homeschool Adventures

Our homeschool series will cover a different topic each month focusing on Michigan wildlife and the unique habitats we have at Lake St. Clair Metropark. Each program will have indoor and outdoor elements including guided hikes through the nature trails.…

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Homeschool Adventures

Homeschool Adventures

Our homeschool series will cover a different topic each month focusing on Michigan wildlife and the unique habitats we have at Lake St. Clair Metropark. Each program will have indoor and outdoor elements including guided hikes through the nature trails.…

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Spring Into Spring Hike

Spring into Spring Hike

 Get ready for adventure and explore Belle Isle’s natural wonders. This facilitated hike is a great introductory hike for you and your family to discover the wonders of this urban gem. There are endless possibilities to what you might discover! …

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Nature Tots

Nature Tots

What shapes can you find in the clouds? What’s the recipe for the perfect mud pie? Can you paint without a paintbrush? Important questions like these and more will be answered in Nature Tots, a sensory-rich exploration of the natural…

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Nature At Night

Nature at Night

Nature at Night is a celebration of animals who call Belle Isle home and become more active after dark. Take a hike and learn more about the island’s wildlife through crafts, activities and participatory science projects.  This month the activities…

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Meet The Animals

Meet The Animals

Meet, greet and watch them eat! Get up close to the animals of the Nature Center. We will share the unique needs of each of our animals and how we care for them in captivity to make sure that they’re…

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Green Day

Green Day

The Detroit Zoo is launching its Party for the Planet series on Earth Day, which historically focuses on education surrounding environmental issues and sustainability.  With so much excitement surrounding environmental education, the DZS split its in-person Green Day celebration across multiple campuses. There will…

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Homeschool Adventures

Homeschool Adventures

Our homeschool series will cover a different topic each month focusing on Michigan wildlife and the unique habitats we have at Lake St. Clair Metropark. Each program will have indoor and outdoor elements including guided hikes through the nature trails.…

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Stories With The Animals

Stories with the Animals

Do you love nature related stories? If so, come gather around our" stuffed animal circle" as we read nature related stories, followed by special activities, singing, dancing or introducing you to one of our LIVE animals! Winter story-time will meet…

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