Category Archives: nature

Join Leslie Science & Nature Center on a Field Trip to see Sandhill Cranes

Next weekend, Leslie Science & Nature Center is co-ordinating an all ages field trip to Phyllis Haehnle Memorial Sanctuary that is visited by migrating sandhill cranes. Phyllis Haehnle Memorial Sanctuary is located on Seymour Rd northeast of Jackson. If you are interested in joining the field trip, plan to meet at Leslie Science & Nature Center at 2p on Sunday, […]

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Review of Fun Friday Night at UM Natural History Museum

Tonight our family went to Fun Friday Night at the UM Natural History Museum. Since my husband works at UM, we met for dinner at Chipotle on State St then headed to the Museum. We arrived in time for the 7p story time. We had to get tickets (free) in the gift shop. Fortunately my daughter was happy exploring the […]

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2011-2012 Tiny Tots Programs Almost Done

The Leslie Science and Nature Center offers Tiny Tots programs for kids ages 1-3 with a caregiver. Tiny Tots programs are offered once or twice a month on Fridays during the school year from 10-11:30a. Each Tiny Tots programs is $7/child (adult caregiver is free). No pre-registration is required. You can find more information on these and the other remaining […]

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Blueberries, blueberries, blueberries – Hazen’s Blueberry Farm

Yesterday we went to Hazen’s Blueberry Farm in Howell with friends to pick blueberries. So, today I have a crazy number of blueberries to deal with. Picking Blueberries at Hazen’s Blueberry Farm We picked a great day for blueberry growing instead of a good picking day. The high yesterday afternoon while we were there was in the mid to upper 80s, […]

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