Crosswinds Marsh Outreach
For nature enthusiasts with an interest in wetlands and wildlife, Crosswinds Marsh is a must-see. You can explore diverse wetland habitats where more than 240 species of birds and 40 species of mammals have been identified. Crosswinds is home to a nesting pair of bald eagles, beaver and other exciting native wildlife.
6pm at Lions Park*
Learn about Michigan’s 11 species of owls through discussion, bird mounts and calls. Dissect owl pellets to find out what they have been eating.
6pm at Train Park*
Learn why leaves change color and how plants and animals prepare for winter. Please bring a light-colored T-shirt to create a leaf print t-shirt.
6pm at Civic/Ice Arena Party Room
Investigate clues animals leave behind and hike to search for those clues. Bring a light-colored T-shirt for an animal track T-shirt craft.
COST: $10/participant (1st adult is free)
*Backup location due to weather will be Civic/Ice Arena