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Butterfly Walk at Leonard Preserve

Leonard Preserve 375 N Union St, Manchester, MI, United States

Please join Washtenaw Bird & Nature Alliance and resident butterfly experts at the Leonard Preserve in the Manchester area. We will observe and catch butterflies to study and release. The Leonard Preserve is also a fabulous place for birding, so bring binoculars too! A clean plastic jar and any butterfly nets you have could be […]

Moth Night – National Moth Week

Island Park 1420 Island Dr, Ann Arbor, United States

Join us as we celebrate National Moth Week with a moth party! Moths are among the most diverse and successful organisms on earth. Scientists estimate there are 150,000 to more than 500,000 moth species. Their colors and patterns are either dazzling or so cryptic that they define camouflage. Shapes and sizes span the gamut from […]

Dragonfly Walk at Matthaei Botanical Gardens

Matthaei Botanical Gardens 1800 N Dixboro Rd, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Please join Washtenaw Bird & Nature Alliance and resident dragonfly enthusiasts to observe, appreciate, and learn about yet another one of our winged beauties of the order Odonata. We will have extra binoculars for those that need them. Bring your curiosity and questions for this wonderful walk. We encourage everyone to take photos if you […]

Shorebirds & Waders at Pointe Mouillee State Game Area

Point Mouillee State Game Area Sigler Road, South Rockwood, United States
Attendance: 23 / 23

Pointe Mouillee, on Lake Erie near the mouth of the Huron River is one of the premier destinations in the Midwest for viewing shorebirds and waders, but access is limited. Jim Fowler knows this territory as well as anyone and leads several field trips each year at this location. Usually, vehicles are restricted, but for […]

Butterfly Walk at Matthaei Botanical Gardens

Matthaei Botanical Gardens 1800 N Dixboro Rd, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Please join is for a return to Matthaei Botanical Gardens as Washtenaw Bird & Nature Alliance and resident butterfly experts help to observe, appreciate, and learn about another one of our winged beauties. We will catch (with permission) observe, photograph, and release many species to provide attendees with an up close study of organisms. Portions […]

Event Series Swift Nights Out

Swift Nights Out

Washtenaw Bird & Nature Alliance and the City of Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation invite you to join us for our Annual Ann Arbor-Washtenaw County Chimney Swift count. Watching Chimney Swifts enter their roosts at dusk is a spectacular sight (video and more information here). Volunteers will choose a known Chimney Swift roosting location and […]