3854 Crawford Road ● Dryden, MI 48428-9776 ● (810) 796-3200

A Nature Sanctuary and
Environmental Education Center

2019 Corks & Caps Fundraiser for Seven Ponds

Friday, May 31st 6:00 pm
Hosted by the Metamora Golf & Country Club

Our recent event was a resounding success! We had fantastic weather, a great crowd on hand, plenty of good food and drink, and nice music. Due to the generous spirit of those in attendance, the nature center raised significant funds for our operations. Thank you to everybody who attended, to all of our sponsors, to our auctioneer Brian Rowley, to our MC Jim Siudara, and to Rick Fleming and the wonderful staff at the Metamora Golf & Country Club.


Mark your calendar for Friday, May 29, 2020 for next year's Corks & Caps Fundraiser for Seven Ponds!

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Seven Ponds Nature Center offers a wide range of quality programs, activities, and events intended for children, families, and adults.

Calendar of Events


Seven Ponds Nature Center offers many environmental education opportunities for students and teachers, scouts and scout leaders, and home schooled children and their parents.

Schools and Youth

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Seven Ponds Nature Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to environmental education and the preservation of nearly 500 acres of beautiful land and lakes in southeastern Michigan. Your membership brings you many benefits, and helps us continue our important work.

Become a Member

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Seven Ponds offers unique natural history and birding field tours to amazing destinations around North America, led by expert naturalists and guides.

Field Tours


Seven Ponds has nearly seven miles of trails for you to explore. Here are the latest conditions for our trails in Paul’s Woods, Earl’s Prairie, the North-80, and Jonathan Woods.

Trail Reports

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With a small staff, Seven Ponds depends on volunteers! There are many opportunities for you to get involved, including trail maintenance, nest box monitoring, invasive plant control, animal care, garden work, and our Friends of Seven Ponds group.

Volunteer Opportunities

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Check out our clubs! Astronomy Club, Beekeeping Club, Birding Club, Photography Club, Friends of Herbs, Butterfly Gardeners, and Friends of Seven Ponds are all very welcoming.


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Seven Ponds is proud to partner with many environmental and community organizations and enjoys the support of many local businesses.


Renew Your Membership!

The members of Seven Ponds provide extraordinary support for the nature center's activities. Without our members, we couldn't present programs for thousands of children, offer weekend activities for adults and families, or maintain nearly 500 acres of woods, lakes, ponds, marshes, fields, and prairie. May is membership renewal time at Seven ponds. Members will receive a renewal letter in April. You may renew online at the link below, or return your remittance envelop with your annual dues. Please continue all of your great membership benefits and your support of the important work we do here by renewing right away. And if you are not a member, please consider joining!