ONLINE EDUCATION - YOURS TO EXPLORE!
We have a variety of online pre-recorded MicroClasses to learn about an assortment of topics. Check out the full collection of classes below through our YouTube Channel.
Checkout our MicroClass Videos on YouTube HERE
Fun in the Field Resources for Families
Below are a variety of activities to encourage families to get outside. These fun and educational activities are designed to be completed in a local park or even your own backyard.
Live Zoom Classes
We have hosted numerous live online classes through Zoom, with topics such as wildflowers, tracking, maple sugaring, owls, and more! Check below for our upcoming live classes:
Winter Tracking (Online)
Wednesday February 1 - 12:00 noon (1hr), Free online Zoom class
Winter is a perfect time of year to learn the art and science of tracking animals, with snow providing a great medium for preserving tracks. In this free Zoom class, we'll go over how to identify tracks of northern Michigan mammals to the species level and learn how to read the stories that animals leave behind in the snow. This is a free online event. Register online HERE.
Maple Sugaring 101 (Online)
Wednesday March 1 - 12:00 noon (1hr), Free online Zoom class
Join James Dake online on your lunch break to discover the art of tapping maple trees. This online presentation will cover the equipment basics you need to do it at home and the process from tree to bottle. This is free online event. Register online HERE.
Let's Go Salamandering! (Online)
Wednesday April 5 - 12:00 noon (1hr), Free online Zoom class
Salamanders emerge this time of year from their wintering hideouts. Learn the natural history of these artful amphibians and where to find them. We'll also cover ways to enjoy salamanders without harming them. This is a free online event. Register online HERE.
We currently do not have any additional zoom classes scheduled but check back soon and checkout our MicroClass Videos on YouTube!
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