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Grassland Birds Hike Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Orion Oaks Park/Day Use6/4/2016 8:00 AMNature Education Programs
Take a hike on Bluebird Loop Trail at Orion Oaks to celebrate National Trails Day. Extensive open fields at Orion Oaks offer habitat for several grassland birds like Meadowlarks, Bobwhites, Field and Grasshopper Sparrows. Birding experts from Oakland Audubon Society will lead the hike and help with bird identification. Wear comfortable shoes, dress for the weather; bring a field guide and binoculars. Meet at the Clarkston Road Parking Area. Purchase your park vehicle permit prior to the program.
 
Register by calling 248-858-0916. Pre-registration is required for all programs. Register in advance to reserve your spot. Park entry fees apply (waived for paid nature  programs).
Celebrating Lakes – Beware of Aquatic Invasive SpeciesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Wint Nature Center6/11/2016 10:00 AMNature Education Programs
Lakes in the area are wonderful resources that provide countless opportunities for recreation.  Lake health is threatened today by several factors, one of which is aquatic invasive species. Learn about healthy lakes and some common aquatic invasive species during a presentation and tour of the Lake. Meet at the Nature Center for the program and then travel to the shores of Crooked Lake for a firsthand look. $9/ person (includes canoe rental). Participants will be required to sign a waiver. This event is part of the Clinton River Day and the MNDR Free Fishing Day.
 
Register by calling 248-858-0916. Pre-registration is required for all programs. Register in advance to reserve your spot. Park entry fees apply (waived for paid nature  programs).
Canoe and CampfireUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Wint Nature Center6/11/2016 6:30 PMNature Education Programs
Enjoy an evening, naturalist-led canoe adventure on beautiful Crooked Lake.  On shore activities will include a campfire, snack and nature trivia.  Space is limited.  Suitable for school-aged children and adults with previous canoe experience.  Bring your own canoe or rent one from the park. Life vests are mandatory. 
NOTE:  Approximately 1 hour will be spent canoeing.
Meet at the boathouse. 
$7/person (includes canoe rental).
Clean Up the Clinton River Watershed – Crooked LakeUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Independence Oaks Park6/15/2016 10:00 AMNature Education Programs
The Clinton River Watershed Council and volunteers are helping to keep park lakes clean by collecting debris in Crooked Lake. Kayaks and all safety equipment will be available, or you may bring your own kayak. Volunteers will be required to sign a waiver. Register with CRWC by emailing abby@crwc.org or by calling 248-858-0916. Pre-registration is required for all programs. Register in advance to reserve your spot. Park entry fees apply (waived for paid nature  programs).
Mammals “fur” EveryoneUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Wint Nature Center6/18/2016 2:00 PMNature Education Programs
Are the slimy and scaly not your style? Fear not, we have afternoon planned just for you! Come join us as we learn about all of the soft and fluffy animals that call northern Oakland County their home. Enjoy making a track cast and a guided walk in the park. You will also get to meet a LIVE furry friend! $4/ person.
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