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Fall Programs at Seven Ponds

Seven Ponds Nature Center offers you and your family many opportunities to discover the wonders of the natural world. To participate in programs that require pre-registration, please call the center at 810-796-3200. Unless otherwise noted, the fee for programs is the regular admission, $3.00 adults, members and children 12 and under free. For the most-up-to date information, visit our website at


Prairie Seed Collecting
Sunday, November 2, 1:00 pm
Come out to our tall grass prairie to learn all about the prairie and its plants while collecting seeds for your own yard or garden. Bring some paper bags and a bucket if you plan on collecting seeds.

Invasive Plant Workday #8
Wednesday, November 5, 3:00 pm
We will be working on non-native invasive shrubs invading the nature center. This is a great chance to earn community service or Master Gardener hours. Bring your own work gloves.

November Winds
Sunday, November 9, 2:00 pm
The brisk winds of November are nature’s way of turning a page of the year. Find out how these winds effect the life around us.

Giving Thanks to Nature
Sunday, November 23, 2:00 pm
Explore the many ways that we can assist nature in our yards and around the homestead.

Morning Walk-Around
Sunday, November 16, 9:00 am
This will be a brisk walk around the perimeter of the N-80 and Earl’s Prairie as we breathe in the fresh morning air.

Thanksgiving Holiday
Thursday, November 27 & Friday, November 28
The nature center will be closed on these two days; members are welcome to walk the trails.

Skeleton Trees
Sunday, November 30, 2:00 pm
Now that most of the trees are bare let’s see if we can figure out which tree is which during this walk.