The Mary Jane Dockerary Visitor Center will be reopen and resume normal operating hours beginning Wednesday, May 18th. Our temporary Visitor Center and gift shop in our Environmental Education Center will be closed Tuesday, May 17th to allow time for this move. Thank you for your patience during these unexpected repairs!
Please note that out of an abundance of caution due to the rising number of cases of Avian Flu in west Michigan, our outdoor bird wildlife ambassadors have been moved indoors and are not currently on display.
If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com or call us at (616) 735-6240.
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Blandford’s Wildlife Education Center is home to many rehabilitated animals that are no longer able to survive in the wild. These wildlife ambassadors participate in educational programming and reach thousands of students and families in West Michigan every year!Learn about our wildlife
Land Conservancy of West Michigan and The Highlands
Blandford Nature Center and the Land Conservancy of West Michigan collaborated on the purchase of the 121-acre former Highlands Golf Club in Grand Rapids in the winter of 2017 with a vision to transform the property into a natural area for community recreation, nature preservation, and land conservation.