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July & August 2018 Announcements

MUSIC & BUTTERFLIES: This summer we have invited area students to play their instruments in the butterfly house. Please check our schedule of performances in the newsletter and on our webpage. It is truly a delight to have such talented musicians in the butterfly house.

MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS are due.  Thank you to all who have taken the time to renew your membership to Sarett Nature Center.  Membership is a vital part of the nature center’s budget. If you have not renewed, please take a moment to do so. Thank you.

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MEMORIALS & HONORARIUMS: Memorials were made in the names of Dr. Richard Lyon, Rick Halliday, and Ricky Halliday.

2018 NATURAL HISTORY TRIPS: Sarett naturalists are planning fun adventures for 2018.

  • Alaska—July 30-August 11 (This trip is filled)
  • Badlands/ Black Hills—September 16-23 (There is still room for more participants!)
  • Ontario—Killarney, Algonquin and French River areas—October 1-7 (This trip is filled)
  • Southern Africa—October 31-November 16 (This trip is filled)

For 2019, we are already looking at Baja, Yellowstone and Iceland. Let us know if you are interested in any of our trips and we will send a complete itinerary when it is ready. We are looking forward to traveling with you!

MEMBERSHIP: Sarett Nature Center is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to teaching environmental education. Donations, contributions and memberships support Sarett. Please join. $50/Family, $40/Individual. Send your name, address, and check payable to Sarett Nature Center, 2300 Benton Center Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022.

PAY ONLINE: It’s easy! Sarett can accept payments for memberships, donations, animal sponsorships and trips online. Just visit our website, click on Make a Payment, click to Pay Now and enter the Online Payment Portal where you can create a user name and password to start your account or make a quick payment by clicking the “Pay Online” button and follow the instructions.

THANK YOU: A BIG thank you to all our volunteers; especially those who volunteered to help with this Spring’s Butterfly programs! You are so important to our mission to provide quality environmental education to the community and valued by our staff. Thanks for everything you do!