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Creatures Of The Night

Creatures of the Night

The leaves rustle, a twig snaps, something scurries across the trail.  Strange noises echo through the trees.  What animals could it be?  We’ll meander around the trails in search of the night life going on in the woods and learn…

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Nature @ Night: Spring

Nature @ Night: Spring

Let’s hit the trail and discuss the nocturnal happenings of Oakwoods Metropark during the spring. Listen to the frogs signing. Watch for the birds nesting in the area. You never know what we might encounter during this exciting evening trek…

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Sounds Of The Night

Sounds of the Night

Snap, crackle, pop!  What is making that sound in the dark woods?  Frogs, owls, woodcock, coyotes and other creatures become active at sundown.  Join us for a night stroll on the nature trails as we listen for animal calls and…

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Sounds Of Spring Night Hike

Sounds of Spring Night Hike

Spring nights are full of many interesting sounds. Listen for frogs calling, birds singing, and look for the American Woodcock dancing in the sky! Take guided hike through our marsh in search of these animals and enjoy the springtime air.…

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Evening Woodland Walk

Evening Woodland Walk

As we begin to settle in for the evening, some of nature’s creatures are just getting ready to get started. Let’s head out on the nature trail to see who might be stirring and talk about some of the exciting…

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Night Hike

Night Hike

After dark is a magical time to explore nature! This guided evening hike through the woods will explore our senses as we learn about adapting to the dark. Relaxing and educational, this is a great way to get the family…

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Hoot, Hike And Bonfire

Hoot, Hike and Bonfire

While we rarely see them, owls in southeast Michigan are much more common than people realize! Join us as we take some time to learn about these mysterious birds of the night. We’ll head outside for a traditional owl prowl…

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