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Upcoming Events

Don't let financial constraints prevent you from joining us for these events.

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Nature Exploration Classes

Through interactive programs like nature days, family nights, and adult workshops, the RRWC ignites curiosity in all ages through engaging classes on diverse topics like agriculture, sustainability, and wildlife. These experiences foster a deeper connection with the natural world, inspiring responsible actions to protect our local environment.

Adult Classes - Ages 13 and older

Spring Foraging with foraging expert Rachel Mifsud

Friday, April 26th from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at

1957 Glen Hill Highway Clayton, MI at Ramsdell park

This spring foraging class, led by Rachel Mifsud, will introduce you to the world of edible wild plants found in Michigan during the spring season. You'll learn how to identify safe and delicious plants, understand their ecological roles, and discover how to incorporate them into your meals.

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Love the Earth - Nature Appreciation Event

Saturday, April 27th from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at

RRWC Office at 804 N Evans St. in Tecumseh MI

This event will include:

- Nature Walk

- Bird Feeder Making

- Seed Bomb Making

- Nature Journaling

- Flower Pressing

Composting 101 with Eliza Hensel

Wednesday, May 8th from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at

Hidden Lake Gardens Auditorium - Located in Visitor Center - 6214 Monroe Road (HWY M-50), Tipton, MI

Wednesday, June 12th from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Saline Red Center Classroom - Located in Classroom -1866 Woodland Drive E, Saline, MI

Learn how to transform kitchen scraps and yard waste into nutrient-rich compost, a natural fertilizer that reduces landfill waste. We'll cover the science behind composting, what materials to include (and avoid), how to choose and maintain your bin, and how to troubleshoot common issues. Leave empowered to create your own compost and contribute to a more sustainable future!

Food Waste Compost

Family Nature Days

Love the Earth - Nature Appreciation Event

Saturday, April 27th at 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 

Located at the RRWC Office at 804 N Evans St. in Tecumseh MI

This event will include:

- Nature Walk

- Bird Feeder Making

- Seed Bomb Making

- Nature Journaling

- Flower Pressing

Bats of Michigan with expert Ian Ableson

Thursday, May 9th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Located at IHM Campus at 610 W. Elm, Monroe, MI in the Maxis Room

Join us in learning all about Bats! We will hear from the local students who studied bats and built sculptures, followed by a presentation by lan Ableson. lan will share information on Michigan's nine species of bats. Weather permitting, we will move outdoors and listen for bats in the area using echo meters.

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All Age Events

Birding Meet-Ups

Calling all bird enthusiasts- from seasoned birders to curious beginners! 

 

Join other River Raisin Birders for a casual get-together to spot and appreciate the feathered friends in our local area.

 

This opportunity is a chance to learn from more experienced birders and share your own sightings. It’s open to anyone with an interest in birds! Bring comfortable walking shoes and any other items you feel fit such as binoculars, field guides, and/or a comfortable folding chair. 

April 24th starting at 5 pm | STERLING STATE PARK- MONROE (2800 State Park Road - Meeting at Parking lot east of the Lagoons near Trail Head)

 

May 22nd starting at 5 pm | HERITAGE PARK- ADRIAN (3221 N. Adrian Hwy- Meet at Stubniz Center)

 

June 20th starting at 5 pm | LEONARD PRESERVE- MANCHESTER (N Union St. - NW of the Village of Manchester)

Scouting
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