Inspiring exploration, appreciation, and conservation of our natural world.

Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

April 2018
$5.00

Peepers Program: Patterns of Nature

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
+ Google Map
Patterns 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!

Find out more »
FREE

2018 Planting Native Gardens to Beautify Your Landscape & to Promote Backyard Habitat

April 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
+ Google Map
Seedling Sale-NPS Sale

Join us for a presentation by Vern Stephens of Designs by Nature. He’ll share advice on preparation and choose the best native plants for your landscape. There will also be an opportunity to pre-order designed garden flats. This workshop is free of charge and seating is limited. Registration is highly recommended to reserve a spot. To register, click here!

Find out more »
$5.00

Peepers Program: Earth DAY!

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
+ Google Map
Earth Day

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!

Find out more »
$5.00

Peepers Program: Little Stinkers

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
+ Google Map
Little stinkers

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!

Find out more »
May 2018
$5.00

Peepers Program: Snails and Slugs

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
+ Google Map
Snails and slugs

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!

Find out more »
$5.00

Peepers Program: Colors of Nature

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
+ Google Map
Colors 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!

Find out more »
FREE

Grand Traverse County Garlic Mustard Workbee & Lunch

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
+ Google Map
Garlic mustard_WI DNR

Join ISN & local partners to remove invasive garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) from the Natural Education Reserve by the Boardman River Nature Center. Then, stay after for a delicious garlic mustard-themed lunch. This is a workbee for all ages!   Dress for the weather, and bring garden gloves if you prefer. We will work rain or shine! RSVPs are recommended to ensure lunch will be available. You can sign up here. For questions, contact ISN Outreach Specialist Emily Cook at ecook@gtcd.org or…

Find out more »
$5.00

Peepers Program: Is it Summer Yet?

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
+ Google Map
Is it summer yet

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!

Find out more »

Annual Native Plant Sale

May 19 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
+ Google Map
np-web-banner

Update your home landscape with native plants that are beautiful, well-adapted to our climate, and support a variety of animals living in our region. Plant experts will be on hand to help you pick out the perfect native plants from our selection of over 50 species. Cash, check, and credit cards will be accepted.

Find out more »
FREE

Baby’s Breath Workbee

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Elberta Beach, Benzie County MI United States + Google Map
ISN 4

Join the Invasive Species Network (ISN) and the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy as we work to remove invasive baby's breath from Elberta Beach in Benzie County! Spreading easily over northwest Michigan's beaches and dunes, baby's breath crowds out native plants and degrades important habitat. We need your help to restore Elberta Beach back to a diverse, healthy landscape! With a deep taproot, removal is hard work but extremely rewarding. Shovels and other tools will be provided but please bring your own…

Find out more »
+ Export Listed Events