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Details for Michigan Mammals

GREAT ROOM AT LODGE ROLLING HILLS PARK7660 STONY CREEK RD.YPSILANTI, MI, 48197(734)484-9676

Each program session will target a different area of nature, and build an awareness of the natural world through direct observation. At the end of each program kids will receive a badge. Kids who attend four or more programs will be certified as Junior Naturalists, and receive naturalist prizes. Adult nature programs may be substituted for a Junior Naturalist program. This is a free program, but some locations do require a vehicle entry fee. Junior Naturalist is for kids 7-12 years old. SPACE IS LIMITED!! Maximum of 10 kids per program.

PLEASE NOTE REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE 24 HOURS PRIOR TO PROGRAM DATE


WHERE THE DEER TRAIL GOES
Sunday, December 3rd – 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Independence Lake County Park
Vehicle entry fee required
Learn about the life history of deer and how to identify tracks, scat, and more! We’ll hike to find signs of deer, and perhaps we’ll follow a deer trail and explore the exciting hidden places it leads! Program led by Kelsey Dehring.


BIRDS OF WINTER
Saturday, January 27th – 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
County Farm Park – Field Operations Building
Learn all about winter birds, what they eat, how they stay warm and how you can create your own bird habitat. Hike to observe birds, and build a birdfeeder to take home. Bring Binoculars if you have them, a few sets will be available to borrow. This hike led by Shawn Severance.


MICHIGAN MAMMALS
Saturday, February 24h – 10:00 a.m. to Noon
Rolling Hills County Park, Meet at the Lodge
Vehicle entry fee required
We will learn to identify common – and not so common – Michigan Mammals by looking at a variety of skulls, pelts, and teeth. An indoors investigation will be followed by a short hike outdoors to look for tracks, scat and signs. This program led by Shawn Severance.

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