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Programs for Members & Families

Apr
13

Animal Appreciation

ANIMAL APPRECIATION - April 13, Saturday, 11:00 AM - Join a naturalist while they care for our animal ambassadors and interpret along the way. You may even get to assist the naturalist in their duties! Due to the intimate nature of this event, space is limited. Please call 269-927-4832 to sign up. Members/$5, Non-members/$8, Children/$3.
Apr
13

Sarett’s Birding Bunch

Sarett's Birding Bunch - Saturday, April 13, 8:00 AM - Bird watchers of all levels are invited to welcome back the spring migrants! Meet at the nature center and we will leave together and drive to the birding destination of the week. Bring binoculars and a desire to learn about birds. Members/ $8 per session, Non-Members/ $12 per session. For ALL sessions: Member/ $64, Non-Member/ $96. Please register by calling 269-927-4832. The Birding Bunch will also meet on April 20, & 27, May 4, 11, 18 (Birdathon), & 25, and June 1.
Apr
14

Wildflower Walk at Bendix Woods

WILDFLOWERS AT BENDIX WOODS, INDIANA - April 14, Sunday, 1:00 PM - We will see carpets of wildflowers at this Saint Joseph County Park which is located just south of Galien. The “Big Tree” area of the park features supersized hardwood trees with almost no understory. A spectacular profusion of wildflowers includes trout lily, dutchman’s breeches, squirrel corn, anemone, and three species of trillium. Please call (269) 927-4832 to register. Meet at Sarett. Sarett will provide transportation. Members/$10/ Non-Members/$12.
Apr
20

Sarett’s Birding Bunch

Sarett's Birding Bunch - Saturday, April 20, 8:00 AM - Bird watchers of all levels are invited to welcome back the spring migrants! Meet at the nature center and we will leave together and drive to the birding destination of the week. Bring binoculars and a desire to learn about birds. Members/ $8 per session, Non-Members/ $12 per session. For ALL sessions: Member/ $64, Non-Member/ $96. Please register by calling 269-927-4832. The Birding Bunch will also meet on April 27, May 4, 11, 18 (Birdathon), & 25, and June 1.
Apr
21

Volunteer Stewardship Day

STEWARDSHIP DAY - April 21, Sunday, 1:00-3:00 PM - Volunteers will have the opportunity to learn identification of key native & invasive species as well as learn the importance of native plant ecosystems. Please wear sturdy shoes, weather appropriate clothing, & bring water.
Apr
24

Silver Foxes: Wildflower Walk at Dowagiac Woods

SILVER FOXES: WILDFLOWER WALK AT DOWAGIAC WOODS - April 24, Wednesday, 11:00 AM - Meet a Sarett naturalist at Dowagiac Woods for an easy walk to learn about early wildflowers. Silver Fox programs are designed for people 55 & older who like to be active and learn something new. This group meets once a month. Please call (269) 927-4832 to register. Members/FREE, Non-members/$5.
Apr
27

Lavender Adventurers: Social Hike

Lavender Adventurers: Social Hike - April 27, 1-3 PM - Join us at Sarett for an afternoon of easy paced, moderate hiking to spend time with your friends and make some new ones out on the trails! (This outdoors group is partnered with Outcenter Southwest Michigan for the LGBTQ+ community and their allies). Members/ FREE, Non-Members/$5.
Apr
27

Sarett’s Birding Bunch

Sarett's Birding Bunch - Saturday, April 27, 8:00 AM - Bird watchers of all levels are invited to welcome back the spring migrants! Meet at the nature center and we will leave together and drive to the birding destination of the week. Bring binoculars and a desire to learn about birds. Members/ $8 per session, Non-Members/ $12 per session. For ALL sessions: Member/ $64, Non-Member/ $96. Please register by calling 269-927-4832. The Birding Bunch will also meet on May 4, 11, 18 (Birdathon), & 25, and June 1.
Apr
28

Walking Wildflower Way

WALKING WILDFLOWER WAY - April 28, Sunday, 2:00 PM - Discover some of the early ephemeral flowers with a Sarett naturalist as you walk down Sarett’s trail, Wildflower Way. Please call 269-927-4832 to sign up. Members/$5, Non-members/$8, Children/$3.
May
04

Sarett’s Birding Bunch

Sarett's Birding Bunch - Saturday, May 4, 8:00 AM - Bird watchers of all levels are invited to welcome back the spring migrants! Meet at the nature center and we will leave together and drive to the birding destination of the week. Bring binoculars and a desire to learn about birds. Members/$8 per session, Non-Members/$12 per session. Please register by calling 269-927-4832. The Birding Bunch will also meet on May 11, 18 (Birdathon), & 25, and June 1.
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