Enjoy a Springtime Sunday with Free Admission to the Bird Sanctuary & Manor House

In celebration of W.K Kellogg’s birthday, both the W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary and W.K. Kellogg Manor House are offering free admission on Sunday, April 7 during our Sustaining the Vision Open Houses.

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. the Bird Sanctuary will be open free of charge for visitors to explore the beautiful trails around Wintergreen Lake.

Also from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Manor House will be offering free tours of W.K. Kellogg’s historic former summer home with docents portraying W.K. Kellogg and his wife, Dr. Carrie Staines Kellogg. Guests will be treated with cake to celebrate W.K.’s birthday, and a scavenger hunt for kids

The Bird Sanctuary is located at 12685 E. C Avenue in Augusta. To learn more, visit, email, or call 269-671-2510. The Manor House is located at 3700 E. Gull Lake Dr. in Hickory Corners. To learn more about tours and the open house, visit, email, or call 269-671-2400.

The W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary and W.K. Kellogg Manor House are part of the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station. As MSU’s largest off-campus educational complex, we’ve put our land-grant values into practice for nearly a hundred years as we’ve delivered groundbreaking scientific research and education, community engagement, and historic preservation. As we look forward, our students, staff and faculty are working to understand and solve real-world environmental problems for a better tomorrow.

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