GIVING TUESDAY STEWARDSHIP DAY - November 29, 1:00 - 3:00 PM - Join us for a Giving Tuesday volunteer opportunity to help restore and maintain native plant ecosystems at Sarett by removing invasive plants! Please wear sturdy shoes and bring water. Call (269) 927-4832 to register.
NATURE SOUND HIKE - December 3, Saturday, 2:00 - 3:30 PM - The sounds of nature are wonderfully soothing as well as interesting. Come enjoy a walk where the focus is on what we hear (and don’t hear) rather than what we see. Due to the challenge of walking quietly, this might not be the best event for young children. Please call (269) 927-4832 to register. Members/$5, Non-members/$8.
Winter Wonders Bazaar - Saturday, December 10, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM - Join us for an afternoon of winter cheer at the Nature Center! Take your holiday photos at the selfie station in front of the big fireplace! There will be hot chocolate, a bake sale, crafts,and animal shows! Tickets for the craft stations can be purchased at the door.
Stewardship Day - December 17, Saturday, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Join a naturalist in helping restore and maintain native plant ecosystems at Sarett every month! Volunteers will help by removing invasive plants while learning to identify key species of both native and invasive plants. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring water. Call (269) 927-4832 to register.
WOMEN IN NATURE (W.I.N.) EVENT: ICE SKATING AT HOWARD ICE ARENA - December 18, Sunday 1:00 PM - Join us for some winter recreation at the Howard Ice Arena in St. Joseph. This program is for beginners and avid ice skaters with tips from the naturalists. We will meet at the ice arena. Rentals are available. Call (269) 927-4832 to register.
ANNUAL AUDUBON CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT - December 31st, Saturday, 8:00 AM - Birdwatchers are needed! We are looking for volunteers to count birds as a part of Audubon's annual Christmas Bird Count event to create a census of birds. Volunteers will cover a small area in the area and drive around to tally up all the birds they see. To volunteer, please call (269) 927-4832.