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February 2018

Annual Native Seedling Sale Pre-Orders

February 15 - March 30
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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09_13_2016

Help model responsible stewardship of our natural world by planting seedlings! We’re taking orders for our annual Seedling Sale February 15th through March 30th. Visit www.natureiscalling.org/seedling-sale or call 231-941-0960 to place an order.

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$5.00

Peepers Program: Nappers

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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Nappers

The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include stories, crafts, music, and discovery activities. Each program ends with an outside portion that will vary between a short exploratory hike, a game, or engaging play (i.e. sand table/water table, digging, etc.) to bring the lesson to life. Registration: $5 per child (with an adult); to register click here!

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$10.00

Emerging Tools for Visualizing and Managing Land in Michigan

February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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Nature Center Winter

A presentation by Trevor Hobbs, owner of Contour Geographic LLC for landowners, foresters, ecologists, conservationists, or anyone with a love for maps, land information, geography, geology, and local natural history. This presentation will focus on two mapping technologies that are rising in popularity and use in Michigan: LiDAR and UAV photogrammetry. LiDAR (which stands for “Light Detection and Ranging”) detects the shape of the terrain and the 3D composition of forests in unprecedented detail. The technology allows us to see…

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$5.00

Peepers Program: Snackers

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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Snackers

The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include stories, crafts, music, and discovery activities. Each program ends with an outside portion that will vary between a short exploratory hike, a game, or engaging play (i.e. sand table/water table, digging, etc.) to bring the lesson to life. Registration: $5 per child (with an adult); to register click here!

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March 2018
$5.00

Peepers Program: Sounds of Nature

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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Sounds of Nature

The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include stories, crafts, music, and discovery activities. Each program ends with an outside portion that will vary between a short exploratory hike, a game, or engaging play (i.e. sand table/water table, digging, etc.) to bring the lesson to life. Registration: $5 per child (with an adult); to register click here!

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$5.00

Peepers Program: Natural Pairs

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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Natural Pairs 1

The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include stories, crafts, music, and discovery activities. Each program ends with an outside portion that will vary between a short exploratory hike, a game, or engaging play (i.e. sand table/water table, digging, etc.) to bring the lesson to life. Registration: $5 per child (with an adult); to register click here!

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Successfully Choosing & Planting Seedlings Workshop

March 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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Join GTCD’s Kama Ross (District Forester), Katie Grzesiak (Invasive Species Network Coordinator), and Reb Ratliff (Parkland Steward) to learn about selecting the right native seedlings for your goals and how to maximize planting success. This workshop is free of charge, but please register here to ensure there is enough seating!

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$5.00

Peepers Program: It’s SPRING!

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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It's spring

The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include stories, crafts, music, and discovery activities. Each program ends with an outside portion that will vary between a short exploratory hike, a game, or engaging play (i.e. sand table/water table, digging, etc.) to bring the lesson to life. Registration: $5 per child (with an adult); to register click here!

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$5.00

Peepers Program: Pollinators

March 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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Pollinators

The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include stories, crafts, music, and discovery activities. Each program ends with an outside portion that will vary between a short exploratory hike, a game, or engaging play (i.e. sand table/water table, digging, etc.) to bring the lesson to life. Registration: $5 per child (with an adult); to register click here!

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April 2018
$5.00

Peepers Program: Wiggling Worms

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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Wiggling Worms

The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include stories, crafts, music, and discovery activities. Each program ends with an outside portion that will vary between a short exploratory hike, a game, or engaging play (i.e. sand table/water table, digging, etc.) to bring the lesson to life. Registration: $5 per child (with an adult); to register click here!

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