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Paddle through the marsh while cleaning it at the same time. We’ll provide everything you need to remove the litter that pollutes our waterway and puts our fish and wildlife in danger. A small prize will be awarded to those who pull out the most litter! We will provide...
This nature-oriented event will feature live entertainment, nature crafts and games, face painting and free canoeing. Come and see one of the few nesting pairs of bald eagles in Wayne County or enjoy a nature hike led by our county naturalists. All kinds of creatures will be on hand at...
Enjoy a free fishing day as part of the Department of Natural Resources Free Fishing Weekend, where fishing licenses are NOT required. Tackle tying and casting techniques will be offered for those first time fisher boys and girls. Prizes will be awarded to kids 17 and under for the...
We hope you’re not afraid of the dark, because Crosswinds Marsh is just as alive with animal activity after sunset as it is during the day. Insects, spiders, frogs, owls, deer, fox and many other animals are waking up as the rest of us are settling in for the...
Have you ever wanted to try geocaching, birding or horseback riding but just didn’t know how to get started? Hobby Day is all about trying something new. Whether you’re a diehard hobby enthusiast or someone who just wants to try fishing for the first time, this program is for...
Learn tips for capturing that perfect nature photograph. Whether it’s a water drop on a leaf, or a soaring eagle, there’s more to it than just being at the right place at the right time. Join our naturalist and guest photographer, Jim Mahon, for a discussion on the basics...
Join us for some afternoon birding at Crosswinds Marsh. As we hike the trails, we will also discuss fall trees and how the marsh prepares for winter. Pre-registration is required. Call 734-654-1220 to pre-register. 
Enjoy a beautiful hayride along a forest trail and gather around the bonfire for kid-friendly stories while enjoying cider, hot chocolate and donuts. You can also demonstrate your pumpkin carving skills, try out our fall crafts and games and even participate in a scavenger hunt.  
We need your help removing the weedy plants that have invaded our butterfly garden and wildflower garden at Crosswinds Marsh. Whether you have a "green thumb" or not, you can help us bring these gardens back to the native plant gardens they were meant to be to attract butterflies,...
The canoes are open and it’s time to enjoy a peaceful paddle through the marsh while experiencing a unique viewing opportunity of the birds, turtles, fish and other wildlife that you may encounter during your adventure. 
This series is sure to satisfy your 3 to 4-year-old’s curiosity for the natural world! During this program, we will act out nature stories through dress-up and role play, play activities and a craft. This series is offered Wednesdays in September. Pre-registration is required. Call 734-654-1220 to pre-register.  
Join our naturalist for our monthly hike. Each month we will alternate paths, to explore the marsh while burning calories on a 2 mile, moderately paced hike. Pre-registration is required. Call 734-654-1220 to pre-register.