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Nature Discovery Hike - 109-1-1627

Join us for a guided exploration of the unique habitats and seasonal nature happenings at Stony Creek Metropark. Each month we’ll meet at the nature center, learn about the season and what we might see or hear in the woods, fields, and ponds; and then head out on a hike to discover the wildlife and plants that call Stony Creek Metropark home.

January 6 – Nature Discovery Hike: Winter Trees
February 3 – Nature Discovery Hike: Animal Tracks & Signs
March 2 – Nature Discovery Hike: Backyard Maple Sugaring
April 6 – Nature Discovery Hike: Vernal Pools
May 4 – Nature Discovery Hike: Bird Migration
June 1 – Nature Discovery Hike: Nesting Bald Eagles
July 6 – Nature Discovery Hike: Creek Wading
August 3 – Nature Discovery Hike: Butterflies
September 7 – Nature Discovery Hike: Massasauga Rattlesnakes
October 5 – Nature Discovery Hike: Plant Defenses
November 2 – Nature Discovery Hike: Falling Leaves
December 7 – Nature Discovery Hike: Bird Feeders

What to Expect:
This program starts indoors, ends outside. The time, approximately 75 minutes, will be spent on a leisurely walk with frequent stops. Expect to walk from 1/2 mile to 1.5 miles. The planned path surface is gravel and occasionally steep. For maximum enjoyment, some of our program time will require all program participants to patiently remain still, quiet, and listen closely.

Ages: 8 and up. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Time: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $5 per child, $5 per adult

Location: Stony Creek Metropark, Nature Center

Pre-registration is required by 4 p.m. three days before the program.

Pre-register online by checking the box of the program you would like to attend. A "Selected Items" window will appear at the bottom of your screen. Click on the "Add to Cart" button to add program to your cart. You can also call the interpretive center at Stony Creek Metropark Nature Center 586. 781.9113.
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Column #1 Program Name Dates Times Days Park Availability Column #8
Add To Selection List Nature Discovery Hike: Bird Migration - 5/4 - 10am 05/04/2024 -05/04/2024 10:00 am -11:30 am Sa Stony Creek Metropark Available
Add To Selection List Nature Discovery Hike: Nesting Bald Eagles - 6/1 - 10am 06/01/2024 -06/01/2024 10:00 am -11:30 am Sa Stony Creek Metropark Available
Add To Selection List Nature Discovery Hike: Creek Wading - 7/6 - 10am 07/06/2024 -07/06/2024 10:00 am -11:30 am Sa Stony Creek Metropark Available
Add To Selection List Nature Discovery Hike: Butterflies - 8/3 - 10am 08/03/2024 -08/03/2024 10:00 am -11:30 am Sa Stony Creek Metropark Available
Add To Selection List Nature Discovery Hike: Massasauga Rattlesnake - 9/7 - 10am 09/07/2024 -09/07/2024 10:00 am -11:30 am Sa Stony Creek Metropark Available
Add To Selection List Nature Discovery Hike: Plant Defense - 10/5 - 10am 10/05/2024 -10/05/2024 10:00 am -11:30 am Sa Stony Creek Metropark Available
Add To Selection List Nature Discovery Hike: Falling Leaves - 11/2 - 10am 11/02/2024 -11/02/2024 10:00 am -11:30 am Sa Stony Creek Metropark Available
Add To Selection List Nature Discovery Hike: Bird Feeders - 12/7 - 10am 12/07/2024 -12/07/2024 10:00 am -11:30 am Sa Stony Creek Metropark Available