Community Events

Changing of the Seasons

October 13, 2019, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

Have you ever wondered why leaves change color and fall in autumn? Learn why and take a nature hike with us during peak fall colors. This will be an outdoor event so please dress for the weather!

Space is limited. Please RSVP to Samantha Peterson at: (989) 983-4101 or

RSVP on our Facebook Page


Upcoming Educational Event for 2020

  • Master Naturalist Program (7 sessions taught by MSUE instructors)
  • Other programs to be determined before Spring 2020

Follow our Facebook page to read flyer details for each event.


Previous 2019 Educational Events

  • March 16 Two Owl Prowl sessions (adult and youth class)
  • March 25 Forest Ecology and forest firefighting techniques (youth)
  • May 11  Astronomy: An Evening Under the Stars (adult and youth)
  • May 31 Water Ecology for Girl Scout Troops (youth)
  • July 8 Water Ecology (youth)
  • July 9 “Reading” the river or lake to locate fish (youth)
  • July 10 Understanding fishing equipment; practice casting (youth)
  • July 11 Fishing at Pickerel Lake (youth)
  • July 27 Sink hole lakes program (adult)
  • August 8 Invasive species program (adult)
  • August 22 Art and Science of Forestry (adult)
  • August 28 Astronomy – Recent discoveries in the cosmos (adult)
  • October 8 Nature’s Detective (youth)
  • October 13 Changing of the Seasons (adult and youth)

In addition, the Steering Committee is seeking input from forest visitors about developing other class offerings, to include contact information of qualified presenters. Please contact the Steering Committee with suggestions and always check our website for confirmed offerings, dates and times of scheduled classes.