Nature Youth

Creature Feature: Reptiles

$13 discounted for residents
$23 regular fee for non-residents

All ages (Parents are welcome with their registered children)

Turtles, snakes, and lizards… Oh MY! For-Mar on the Road is bringing some of their creatures for you to meet and greet! Let’s discover together what makes an animal a reptile. This is a hands on experience where we will sing, do a craft and play games as well and spend some time with our small live animal friends.

Thursday, July 18, 2019
11:00 am–12:00 noon

Taught by For-Mar Nature Preserve & Arboretum
Fenton Community & Cultural Center

Gardening for Butterflies & Bees

$15 discounted for residents
$25 regular fee for non-residents

Ages: Teens and adults

Explore the benefits of native Michigan wildflowers and how they attract several species of native butterflies and bees. Learn how native bees are stronger, tougher, and more gentle than honey bees. We can make native bee homes for participants to take home for their gardens.

Thursday, June 20, 2019
11:00 am–12:30 pm

Taught by For-Mar Nature Preserve & Arboretum
Fenton Community & Cultural Center

Wings & Things

$15 discounted for residents
$25 regular fee for non-residents

Ages: Teens and adults

Explore the airborne creatures that live around the neighborhood, how to identify birds and how to support them in our urban habitat.

Thursday, June 20, 2019
2:00 pm–3:30 pm

Taught by For-Mar Nature Preserve & Arboretum
Fenton Community & Cultural Center

Plants in Action

$13 discounted for residents
$23 regular price for non-residents

Ages 5-10 (Parents are welcome with their registered children)

Wind, water, or animals: What does it take for a plant to spread its seed? Let’s investigate the diverse world of plants by dissecting seeds, and visiting our Truck Farm, For-Mar On-The-Road Mobile Greenhouse!

Thursday, July 18, 2019
2:00–3:00 pm

Taught by For-Mar Nature Preserve & Arboretum
Fenton Community & Cultural Center

 


 

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