August 1, Tuesday, 3:00 pm FEEDING TIME! Join a naturalist to watch (and maybe help) feed some of the animals of Sarett. $5/adult, $1/kids, Members are free.
August 3, Thursday, 3:00 pm TURTLES. Learn about the live turtles of Sarett. $5/adult, $1/kids & members free.
August 5 & 6, Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm VOYAGEUR CANOES. Sarett naturalists will be at the St. Joseph River Days in Niles with the Voyageur canoes providing a paddle experience on the St. Joseph River.
August 8, Tuesday, 3:00 pm FEEDING TIME! Join a naturalist to watch (and maybe help) feed some of the animals of Sarett. $5/adult, $1/kids, Members are free.
August 10, Thursday, 3:00 pm FROGS, TOADS & SALAMANDERS. Learn about the live amphibians of Sarett. $5/adult, $1/kids & members free.
August 12, Saturday, 1:00 pm KAYAK THE DOWAGIAC RIVER from M-62 to Dodd Park. Enjoy this gentle paddle. Bring a hat, plenty of drinking water and snacks. $25/person, $20/member includes transportation, kayak and equipment and Sarett naturalist guide. You must call 927-4832 to register.
August 13, Sunday, 3:00 pm BREATHTAKING BUTTERFLIES. Join Ron Dudek and his amazing butterfly videos and clips for an in depth look at the fantastic lives of butterflies. Then visit the butterfly house to see the real thing. Members adult $3, member children $2. Non-member Adults $7.00 and non-member children are $3.
August 15, Tuesday, 3:00 pm FEEDING TIME! Join a naturalist to watch (and maybe help) feed some of the animals of Sarett. $5/adult, $1/kids and members and their children/free.
August 17, Thursday, 3:00 pm OWLS AND VULTURE. Meet Sarett’s live owls and turkey vulture and learn about their adaptations. $5/adult, $1/kids and members free.
August 20, Sunday, 3:00 pm DISCOVER A SPIDER’S WORLD with BOB THE SPIDER-HUNTER. Join YouTube personality, “Bob the Spider Hunter” as he takes you on a wonderful wildlife adventure into the world of spiders. Learn about the different kinds of spiders and what makes them unique; see some spiders up close and then go on an actual spider hunt to see if you can find and identify them after some guided instruction. Fee: Members— free, non-member adults $5 and non-member children $1.
September 10, Sunday, BARN PARTY! Mark your calendar to join us for this annual fund raising event. (Maybe we should start calling it the Non-Barn Party—we held last year’s event at the nature center building and it worked so well, we will be holding this year’s event in the great room again.