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Grass River Natural Area November 2018 Programs

Wildlife Sketching

Saturday, November 3 – 1 pm, $8

Wouldn’t it be great to remember all of the great things you see in the outdoors by flipping through a sketch book?  Join us at Grass River Natural Area on Saturday, November 3rd at 1 pm to learn techniques for sketching plants and animals in a notebook. All supplies are provided as we will use mounts and specimens to learn the art of drawing with naturalist and artist, Arlene Westhoven. This 2 hour class is $8 per person. Space is limited so please preregister for this program. For more information visit grassriver.org.  The entrance to Grass River Natural Area is at 6500 Alden Highway, Bellaire.

Owls and Owl Pellets

Saturday, November 10 – 1 pm, $5

What do our local owls eat and how do they digest it? Join us at Grass River Natural Area on Saturday, November 10th at 1 pm as we learn the science of our owls and owl pellets and get the chance to dissect your very own to learn what these owls have been hunting for! This 1.5 hour program is $5 per participant.  For more information visit grassriver.org.  The entrance to Grass River Natural Area is at 6500 Alden Highway, Bellaire.

Wild Edibles Pioneer Picnic

Saturday, November 17 – 1 pm, $8

What did the pioneers of days gone by harvest and eat from the wilds of Michigan? Join us at Grass River Natural Area on Saturday, November 17 at 1 pm for a picnic lunch of these timeless edibles to eat your way through history.  You will learn about the wild foods that we can still harvest today and then get a little taste of the past.  This 2-hour program is $8 per person. For more information visit grassriver.org.  The entrance to Grass River Natural Area is at 6500 Alden Highway, Bellaire.