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Our Mission is to educate, engage, and empower our community to become stewards of the natural world that sustains us. 

Summer Day Camp 2014

Start a wild adventure at Blandford Nature Center’s Summer Day Camp! Click on 2014 brochure to find out more about the fun and engaging themes that let your child reconnect to their wild side. 

Become a Blandford Member!

Membership gets you reduced rates for fantastic programs, access to our CSA shares, discounts on merchandise, and free admission to Blandford as well as 150 additional nature centers through our ANCA membership.  Check out all the details here.

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Blandford Wish List Items

Check out our wish list for both big and small items you may have that you are ready to donate for a tax-deduction.  Click here to see our list.

Blandford Location & Hours:

Google Map of our location:

Our interpretive center is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm, and Saturday from 12 to 5pm.         Take a virtual tour.

Our trails are open every day from dawn until dusk.  Click to download our trail map.

New Admission Policy for the Property:

Members get in free with membership card.
Non-members pay $3 per person.
All visitors must check in at Visitor Center to get a sticker to wear; anyone not wearing a sticker while on the property will be stopped by staff/volunteers and asked to proceed to visitor center to check-in.

How can we help you?

If you're a teacher...
Explore our many educational programs.

If you're a parent...
Try our home school options, family-friendly programming, or simply enjoy everything the grounds have to offer.

If you love fresh produce...                                   Become a Blandford Farm CSA Member and get fresh vegetables all summer long.

If you're hosting a special event...
Have our traveling wildlife program bring some animal life to your party.

If you have family or friends visiting...
Stop in our Wildlife Center or walk the Wildlife Trail to introduce them to Michigan birds of prey.

If you want to share your time...
Learn more about our volunteer opportunities.

If you are interested in supporting Blandford...
Consider a gift or membership.

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               Blandford is -- Hands-on Learning!

Want to learn more about all the great things we do here at BNC?


Check out this great video about Blandford by RapidMedia, as  well as all our other informational videos at our YouTube Channel:

1715 Hillburn Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 * 616.735.6240

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