Tag Archives: Explorative Learning

“Headlands by Day” with Naturologist Maureen Stine, Jul 18th

‘Headlands by Day,’ with naturologist Maureen Stine Friday, July 18 Time: 2-4 pm Location: Meet at Guest House Trailhead The Headlands property boasts miles of trails, an inland lake, and acres of untouched old-growth forest that make it as rich a resource by day as its skies are overhead at night. For this daytime event,Continue Reading

Bluestem Farm Hayride, Potluck & Breathe Owl Breathe Concert, Jul 20th

6:00 pm  Hayride & Potluck 7:30 pm Breathe Owl Breathe Concert (This replaces the hayride scheduled for July 19th) Bring your friends and family out to hear the music of Breathe Owl Breathe, a “long-running Michigan trio [who've] spun their intricate sound so patiently and considerately over the course of more than a decade that theyContinue Reading

Michigan Mammals Presentation at Mackinaw Area Library, Jul 15

July 15th, 11:00 am Mackinaw Area Public Library Michigan Mammals: The Michigan DNR will be presenting a hands-on program about Michigan Mammals.  

Raven Hill Discovery Center – free for families Jul 12th

FREE (Families Reaching Educational Excellence) 2nd Saturday Series: A Family Affair Noon to 4 Free admission for families.  Please no groups or organizations.   Families can explore the hands-on museum and animals indoors and enjoy the outdoor exhibits as weather permits. Questions? 231.536.3369 | 877.833.4254 | info@ravenhilldiscoverycenter.org

Children in Nature Summer Program at Thorne Swift Nature Preserve

* Thorne Swift Children in Nature Program * Thursdays, July 10 – August 14 * 10:30 to noon * Exciting thematic children’s program entails a captivating story session at the fire circle, an outdoor nature activity, and fun crafts. * Dress for the weather! * Only cost is a $5 parking fee (waived for members ofContinue Reading

LTC and Bearcub Outfitters Kids’ Hiking Club Bird Walk

Petoskey Regional Audubon Society (PRAS), Little Traverse Conservancy and Bearcub Outfitters Kids Hiking Club are hosting a Bird Walk on July 5.  The walk begins at 9 a.m. at Spring Lake Park, and will be led by PRAS member, Mary Trout. This free, easy-going walk, will be along the boardwalk and bike path and willContinue Reading

Headlands Dark Sky Park

Friday, June 27 9 to 11 pm (sunset is 9:33 pm this evening) New Moon stargaze picnic. New Moon can be the darkest time of the month, so we will gather throughout the season to take advantage of the dark with stories of the visible constellations, starting with tonight’s program, timed also to coincide with theContinue Reading

Little Traverse Conservancy Adventure Naturalist Program (ages 9-12)

Ages 9-12. Registration begins June 9th, 2014 and is required. Call Sarah at 231-344-1018. Prorams offered Thursdays 10 am – 12pm.   Adventures in the Sky – June 26 Skyline Trail, Petoskey More than 800 acres of land and an elevation of more than 1,200 feet create dramatic views of the northern Michigan skyline. This sectionContinue Reading

Little Traverse Conservancy Knee-High Naturalist Program (ages 3-5)

Ages 3-5. NOTE: Registration for summer programs begins June 9, 2014. Registration required. Please call Melissa at 231.344.1004 Tuesday sessions: SPRING LAKE PARK, 10-11am and 1-2pm Thursday sessions: RESORT TOWNSHIP PARK EAST, 10-11am and 1-2pm These sessions include a story, short hike or activity, and more. Take home ideas/projects will be provided. June 24 and June 26 – Critter Camo Animals haveContinue Reading

Little Traverse Conservancy Junior Naturalist Program (ages 6-8)

Ages 6-8. Registration begins June 9th, 2014, and is required. Please call Sarah at 231-344-1018. Programs are offered twice on Wednesdays from 10-11:30 am and from 1-2:30 pm.   Pond Adventures – June 25 Spring Lake Township Park Discover the wonders that are in and around a pond! During this program we will be exploringContinue Reading