outdoors

Farm Flower Bouquets

Farm Flower Bouquets
Harvest and arrange your own flower bouquet directly from the Blandford Farm! Our staff will teach you everything you need to know and and will guide you throughout the process. We will supply you with…

Wild Mushroom Identification Class & Outing

Wild Mushroom Identification Class & Outing
Join Chris Swinson of Mycophile's Garden for an afternoon identifying some of the 1,000 species of mushrooms that grow in Michigan. We'll begin with a 1-hour lecture covering the basic terms, types, habitats, and physical…

Harvest Festival Volunteer

Harvest Festival Volunteer
Enjoy the splendor of autumn at Blandford’s Harvest Festival on October 1st, 2022! We need volunteers to help with admissions, crafts, games, candle dipping, face painting, horse petting, and more! This fun-filled day will also include wildlife…

Wizards, Witches, & Owls

Wizards, Witches, & Owls
Spooky season has arrived at Blandford Nature Center! Join us for an evening of creatures, spells, potions, and more! This wickedly spooktacular night will include Halloween inspired crafts, activities, lantern-lit trails, and wildlife encounters with…

Whooos & Brews (Session 2)

Whooos & Brews (Session 2)
Whooo says that kids get to have all the fun? Celebrate this spooky season by learning about whooos at Blandford – our beautiful owl ambassadors – while sippin' a cold one! One beer is included in…

SOLD OUT: Indigenous Foraging & Cooking Class

SOLD OUT: Indigenous Foraging & Cooking Class
Join indigenous chef, Camren Stott, at Blandford Nature Center for a program about decolonized food pathways, food sovereignty, and foraging! This is an interactive and immersive program with traditional ceremonies included. Participants will be hands…

Wildlife Photography

Wildlife Photography
Get up close and capture the magic of our wild residents! This unique opportunity allows photographers of all abilities to get photographs of Blandford's wildlife ambassadors. In this program you will learn about and encounter…

Blandford Halloween Hunt

Blandford Halloween Hunt
Come one and all for a fun, Halloween-themed scavenger hunt! Pick up a map and clues, then hit the trails to explore all corners of Blandford while picking up spooky facts and creepy tales of…