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October 2017
$5.00

Peepers Program: Rain, Rain, Don’t Go *NEW*

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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Apple Crate

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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FREE

Agriculture Field Day

October 21 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
3217 Schoedel Rd.
Manistee, MI 49660 United States
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Take part in the Agriculture Field Day, a Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) Phase 1 Event! This event is free to the public and lunch will be provided. To register, contact the Manistee Conservation District at 231-889-9666 or email Scott Hughey at scott.hughey@mi.usda.gov by October 13th. To see the official flyer, click here! Check out the day's agenda by clicking here!

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$5.00

Peepers Program: Where did my pumpkin go?

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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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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FREE

Lichen Heaven with Julie Medlin

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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Lichen

Julie Medlin is a retired professor from the Biology Department at Northwestern Michigan College. Learn about the hundreds of different lichens native to Michigan, the unique plant community they belong to, and how changes in quantity and quality may be a reflection of our changing climate.

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$5.00

Peepers Program: Dressed Up in Nature *NEW*

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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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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November 2017
FREE

DNR Wildlife Habitat Grant Public Workbee

November 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
East Creek Reserve, Mayfield Road
Traverse City, MI 49696 United States
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Parklands Photo

Come help the Grand Traverse Conservation District implement phases of a grant awarded through the DNR Wildlife Habitat Grant Program. Come out to learn about the grant program and goals while getting your hands dirty. Potential projects include planting trees and shrubs and creating wildlife brush piles. RSVPs are required. Please contact Reb Ratliff at rratliff@gtcd.org or 231-941-0960x27 to register or for questions.

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$5.00

Peepers Program: Nature Giants *NEW*

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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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: Fabulous Foxes *NEW*

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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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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GTCD Board Meeting

November 20 @ 6:30 pm
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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Unless otherwise indicated, the regular monthly meeting of the Grand Traverse Conservation District will be held at 4:30 pm on the 3rd Monday of the month.

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$5.00

Peepers Program: Turkey Time

November 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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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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