Join us on Saturday, April 16th!

Honor the legacy of Earth Day by giving back to nature with Fenner Nature Center and our community partners at our 5th annual Earth Day Extravaganza on April 16th.  From 9am – 3pm, explore the local flora and fauna alongside biologists, hobbyists, and Michigan State University Fisheries and Wildlife students during our annual Earth Day Extravaganza!   Visitors of all ages are welcome to join us as we search for salamanders, plant trees, and restore habitat in the park.

We’ll need volunteers to help clear brush to prepare the land for the planting of native Michigan grasses and wildflower species that will put on a spectacular show for humans and provide food and shelter for wildlife.   As always, we’ll have our “Garlic Mustard Pull Challenge” to eradicate this invasive species from the park.   Individuals and teams are welcome to join us and see if we can surpass the 11 tons that were pulled last year. 

If your business, family, or friends are interested in coming together to volunteer for a great cause, please sign up here.

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Fenner Nature Center

2020 East Mount Hope Avenue, Lansing, Michigan, 48910

Phone: 517-483-4224 | Email:

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