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Join the Kellogg Bird Sanctuary and Richland Community Library for Wild Wednesdays

The W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary’s popular series for children, Wild Wednesdays, is going virtual this summer.

The series, intended for families with children ages 3-8, occurs every two weeks, beginning Wednesday, June 17, through Wednesday, July 29. The 45-minute programs begin at 6:30 p.m. Staff from the Richland Community Library will join Sanctuary staff and participants to explore the natural world through the use of imagination, observation, stories and crafts.

The sessions will be offered online via Zoom. Registration is required to get the meeting link and password, but the sessions are free.

Topics by week

Find more information on these and other events at birdsanctuary.kbs.msu.edu/events.

June 17: Fabulous Foxes—Explore the natural history of the red fox! Register.

July 1: Marvelous Moths—Learn about the life cycle of moths and how to spot them at home! Register.

July 15: Spectacular Snakes—Get to know the ectothermic predators that live in our backyards! Register.

July 29: Dazzling Dragonflies—Investigate the lives of these striking, acrobatic insects! Register.

About the Kellogg Bird Sanctuary

The W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary’s mission is to conserve native habitat for migratory and resident birds and to promote environmental awareness through research, education and outreach. Since 1928, the Sanctuary has served as a practical training school for animal care and land management, and remains an innovator in wildlife conservation efforts.

The W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary is located at 12685 East C Avenue, one mile north of M-89 and just west of 40th Street. Trails are open to visitors daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, though buildings—including restrooms—are temporarily closed, and guests must observe social distancing guidelines. To learn more, visit birdsanctuary.kbs.msu.edu, email birdsanctuary@kbs.msu.edu, or call (269) 671-2510.