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Field Trips and Events

Have you made a resolution for the new year to get outside and enjoy all of the natural wonder Michigan has to offer? A great way to do that is to attend a Nature Conservancy event or preserve field trip! Or, visit our volunteer page to learn more about volunteering in Michigan to find additional ways you can get outdoors and help in our mission to protect the lands and waters on which all life depends.

Still too cold to head outside? Consider attending one of six lectures given by Nature Conservancy experts at the Cranbrook Institute of Science. From January through April 2014, Cranbrook Institute of Science will host a lecture series titled "Science Talks" featuring discussions on the restoration of native fish, how technology is advancing conservation, striking a balance between farming and freshwater, and techniques for protecting rare species and habitats.


Special Events


  • Spring Treasure Hunt

    Nan Weston Nature Preserve at Sharon Hollow, Grass Lake, Michigan
    May 03, 2014

    Join scientists and restoration ecologists from The Nature Conservancy for a FREE guided field trip through our beautiful Nan Weston Nature Preserve at Sharon Hollow. Perfect for all ages, this event will have you hiking through a forest floor carpeted with trillium ... Learn more


  • Extreme Makeover: Nature Edition! Techniques for Protecting Rare Species & Habitats

    Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
    April 24, 2014

    Back by popular demand, our scientists are returning to speak at this exciting Cranbrook lecture series! Topics include conservation technology, Great Lakes farming and restoring native fish habitats. Learn how Restoration Director Chris May is implementing the lates... Learn more


  • Great Lakes Now: Connect Migratory Birds

    Detroit Public Television
    May 06, 2014

    Great Lakes Now: Connect” is back this year, bringing you new topics along with an updated format as we dig deep into the science behind Great Lakes issues. On Tuesday, May 6th, we will continue the year discussing migratory birds, a priceless part of our herit... Learn more


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