Register for an event or program at the Kalamazoo Nature Center:

The following public programs, workshops, and events require pre-registration and payment. To register, please click on the appropriate link to be taken to our secure server, or call (269) 381-1574 ext. 0 to register with Guest Services.  Please visit our Calendar page for more great programs at KNC!

Are you a teacher, scout leader, library, or community group looking to register for an education program? Visit our Schools & Groups Page!

 Standard Cancellation Policy:
For cancellation prior to registration deadline, a $5 processing fee will be retained by KNC.  Between registration deadline and day of program, a 25% processing fee, with a minimum of $5, will be retained by KNC.: No refunds day of event or after.

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Sunday September 13
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
KNC participates in a continent-wide project to capture, tag, and release Monarchs on their migration to Mexico. Join researchers from Michigan Butterfly Network and KNC to learn more about Monarchs, why their populations are declining, and why we tag these amazing creatures. Workshop participants will learn how to tag Monarchs and receive a butterfly net, tags, and other useful information. Dress to be outdoors, water bottle, insect repellent, sunscreen. Registration deadline: September 11
Category
Quantity
Price
$24.00
 
$22.00
 
Monday September 14
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Join us on a tour of the Emma Pitcher tallgrass prairie to look for wildflowers, birds, and other animals. Bring binoculars or borrow a pair of ours! Registration and payment required by September 11; Outdoor mobile program for adults especially those with limited mobility. Meet: Visitor Center parking lot
Category
Quantity
Price
$7.00
 
$5.00
 
Sunday September 20
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Has the shade in your yard left you wanting more from your garden? Don't fret about all that shade; instead learn how to use the shady parts of your yard to grow delicious, health promoting mushrooms. Learn all of the basics of fungi farming from our gardening expert Scott Weber while creating mushroom beds and logs. Each participant will leave with the confidence and supplies needed to start growing mushrooms today. Meet @ DeLano Homestead, 555 W E Avenue. Registration/payment required by September 16.
Category
Quantity
Price
$40.00
 
$50.00
 
Monday October 12
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Historically, prairies covered a large portion of the United States. Enjoy a tour of the Willard Rose Tallgrass Prairie and beautiful views of the surrounding forests in full fall color. Bring your binoculars or borrow ours. Registration and payment required by October 9; Outdoor mobile program for adults especially those with limited mobility. Meet: Visitor Center parking lot
Category
Quantity
Price
$7.00
 
$5.00
 
Event registration summary
Monarch Butterfly Tagging Workshop:
Non-Member
0
$24.00
Member
0
$22.00
Golf Cart Tour: Emma Pitcher Prairie:
Non-Member
0
$7.00
Member
0
$5.00
Green Living Series: Cultivating Mushrooms:
Member
0
$40.00
Non-Member
0
$50.00
Golf Cart Tour: WIllard Rose Prairie:
Non-Member
0
$7.00
Member
0
$5.00
Donation:
$0.00
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$

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Kalamazoo Nature Center
7000 N Westnedge Ave
Kalamazoo, MI  49009