Seven Ponds Nature Center

A Nature Sanctuary and Environmental Education Center


Seven Ponds Astronomy Club

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Dark skies and a long-standing affiliation with Seven Ponds Nature Center make for an outstanding place to host our general meetings. and observing nights. Meeting times often start around 7 pm on Saturday evenings. Find out more about upcoming meetings visit the clubs website
If you have any questions relating to astronomy, please contact John Lines at 248-969-2790 or via e-mail at

Friends of Seven Ponds

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Friends of Seven Ponds “ The Stingers” meet at noon on the first Monday of the month from April through October. They raise a substantial portion of annual revenue and support family-friendly events throughout the year. For more information contact club president Senta Rohn at 248-648-0557 or the nature center.

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Friends of Herbs

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Friends of Herbs meet at 10:00 am the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, May through September, and the second Wednesday of the month, October through April, except for December when there is no meeting. The usual schedule is to work in the herb garden, eat lunch, and then enjoy a short program or prepare for herb sales. During months when there is no work to be done in the garden, the meetings typically consist of informational programs about a selected herb or other topics. For more information about contact
Jeannette Farley at 810-798-8771

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Bee Keepers

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This club meets every fourth Tuesday of the month, unless otherwise noted. During warm months the club typically meets at 5:30 pm to inspect the outdoor hives. The doors to the nature center are opened at 6:30 pm for club social hour. The club meeting begins at 7:30 pm. For more information contact club president Preston Zale at

Seven Ponds Photography Club

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This club meets on the first and third Fridays of the month at 7:00 pm. The first meeting consists of an educational presentation and a member image show; the second is a competitive evaluation of images. For more information on joining the club visit the photo club website.
Seven Ponds Birding Club
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The Seven Ponds Nature Center Birding Club provides a forum for people to learn about and enjoy birds and birdwatching. Meetings are held at the nature center on the third Tuesday of the month, at 7:00 pm. There are no meetings in July, August, or December. For more information contact club president Nancy Kautz at

Visitors are welcome to all club meetings.
For additional information about any of the clubs visit their website or contact the nature center.