About us: We own the Wild Birds Unlimited nature shop in East Lansing, Michigan,
a store that provides a wide variety of supplies to help you enjoy the birdwatching hobby.

This blog was created to answer frequently asked questions & to share nature stories and photographs.
To contribute, email me at bloubird@gmail.com.

Friday, March 13, 2009

Fenner Nature Center

Celebrate Spring’s Return at Fenner Nature Center’s

M
APLE SYRUP FESTIVAL

Saturday & Sun March 21 & 22, 11am to 4pm

After an especially long and snowy winter, the occurrence of this year’s vernal equinox is something to celebrate. Fenner’s annual event features more stuff to do than ever! Here are some of them.

~Regularly scheduled guided “maple-sugaring” walks.
~Regularly scheduled guided “birding by ear” walks (bring binoculars!).
~LIVE Birds of Prey program once each day (small entry fee required).
~LIVE Michigan Reptiles & Amphibians exhibit, featuring over 30 species!
~Nesting box exhibit.
~Wildlife artists and crafters.
~Face-painting and kids’ crafts.
~Pancake finger-foods that include (you guessed it) maple syrup for sale.
~More food and drink, including maple sugar products, for sale.

Entry is FREE. Bring your family and friends, and don’t forget the camera!

Visit Friends of Fenner Nature Center’s website, http://www.fofnc.org/, for a schedule of events.
Call Fenner at (517) 483-4224 or email fncdirectors@gmail.com for more information.

Fenner Nature Center 2020 E. Mt. Hope (at Aurelius) Lansing, MI 48910