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Join various Detroit nature coalitions to help clean up the Detroit River. Site locations include Belle Isle, the Detroit Outdoor Adventure Center, Ecorse Creek, Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Dequindre Cut, Rotary Park in Trenton, and Fort Street Bridge Park in Detroit. Registration is required at each location as are face...
Kids ages 8 and older can make a keepsake for mom that she is sure to be impressed by. Spend time in the native plant garden for inspiration and learn a few basic stitches. Embroidery hoop, threads, and a plain bandana will be included (guests should also feel free...
Treat mom to a good-old fashioned picnic by Beyond the Seed 4H. Enjoy a sit-down family picnic equipped with a checkered tablecloth and a picnic basket filled with tasty finger foods, while surrounded by beautiful spring blooms. Enjoy a lovely garden setting while mom chooses a plant to take...
Join trail guides at the Kensington Metropark Nature Center for an hour-long guided walk to see what resident animals and plants are up to in the spring. Wildflowers and birds will be in their spring glory. Look for bird’s nests in the trees and on the ground, and identify...
Treat Mom to a relaxing hike through the woods to discover some of the beautiful spring wildflowers that can be found along the nature trails. Learn some fun facts about these unique treasures and hear some of the myths and legends surrounding a few of these plants, that color...
Families can witness the splendor that mother nature erupts upon the Dinosaur Hill forest floor this time of year! Join trail guides for a quick hike through Dinosaur Hill’s trails and stop to talk about some of the often overlooked plants, hiding in plain sight awaiting insects to visit...
Kids ages 10 and under are invited to mosey on out to the farm where they can learn about horses and even meet one in person. Enjoy the spring day while the group reads a book together. There will also be a take-home activity. Social distancing and face coverings...
The beloved Crow at Stony Creek Metropark is 20 years young. Families can celebrate by learning all about the crow. There will be a table set up near the bird pen, so stop on by to wish Crow well and learn how the Nature Center became his permanent home,...
Families with kids of all ages can bring a smartphone for this tech savvy nature area scavenger hunt. Grab friends to sign up a team for this competitive event. Teams will be timed to find stops along the nature trails and will submit photos and videos at each stop....
Dive into the time-honored stories and facts about nature and find out what is true and what is, shall we say, a stretch. This program is entirely outdoors, and guests are asked to dress for the weather. Social distancing and face coverings are required. Event Cost: $5 adults, $3 children,...
Families can enjoy a spring hike on the trails with mom and grandmother and take time with the wildflowers that are starting to bloom. Choose the nature trail of your choice to enjoy and be sure to stop by the nature center to get a certificate, and all moms...
Celebrate Mom with a Hudson Mills Metropark tradition. Enjoy a ½-mile guided hike along the nature trails in search of spring flowers. Add a Brunch Box of food to enjoy brunch at the park. Brunch Boxes are available for pick-up between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Social distancing and...