Howard Christensen Nature Center

News Bits — May 13, 2010

May 13, 2010 // 0 Comments

Discover cool plants at Howard Christiansen Nature Center Discover the pretty wildflowers and cool plants (55 kinds!) that grow at Howard Christensen Nature Center with interpretive instructor Kare Greenup at the center’s “I Spy Cool Plants” program on May 8, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Learn about what animals and people do with these plants—fun and exercise for the [...]

HCNC keeps outdoors fun in every season

March 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

Howard Christensen Nature Center continues to offer free or inexpensive ways to enjoy Michigan’s winter weather. A group of local Boy Scouts recently enjoyed their yearly Klondyke derby, the Olympics of Scouting. The boys are tested on Scouting skills such as knot tying, shelter building, cooking outdoors and more. The boys also make a sled to carry their materials [...]

Spring seedling sale

April 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Extras available at 25 percent discount Due to an ordering error the Kent Conservation District has extra seedlings remaining from its sale.  Because these seedlings must be planted or tended to within the next week, we are offering a 25 percent discount on all purchases made this week. If you are interested in making a purchase come to the Howard Christensen Nature [...]

Upcoming Events at Howard Christensen Nature Center

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

I spy birds! March 28, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Free, all-ages presentation about birds at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Borrow binoculars and a bird book, or make a pinecone birdfeeder ($1 each). Birdhouse building station ($10 per person), quantity limited. Preparing for a prescribed burn April 4, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Learn about the benefits of prescribed [...]

Nature Center Kicks Off Spring Cleaning Season with E-Waste Day

February 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

The days are getting brighter causing both birds and humans to prepare their nests for spring! The Howard Christensen Nature Center and Comprenew will join forces on March 7 to offer a free, convenient, environmentally safe way to dispose of office and household electronic waste. As you begin your spring-cleaning, remember that most electronic products contain toxic [...]
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