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

A Nature Sanctuary and
Environmental Education Center

Established 1967

Our recent Holiday Auction & Christmas Party was a resounding success. Thanks to everybody who contributed, attended, or volunteered!

2019 SPECIAL GIFTS CAMPAIGN

The year’s end marks our annual Special Gifts Campaign. We count on our supporters far and wide to consider Seven Ponds Nature Center in their gift giving. The funds raised during the campaign help the nature center meet its budgetary goals, ensuring another successful year of impacting the community by providing high quality environmental education programs, conducting activities for families and adults, and maintaining this special place as a sanctuary for wildlife and a peaceful retreat for visitors.

Please consider a Special Gifts donation to 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.

Upcoming Events

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Seven Ponds Nature Center offers many environmental education opportunities for students and teachers, including school field trips, traveling naturalist programs, and teacher kits available for check-out.

Schools and Teachers

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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

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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, as well as recent wildlife observations.

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, special events, 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.

Clubs

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

Partnerships

Our website and CRM software were made possible through generous grants from the Four County Community Foundation and the Lapeer County Community Foundation. We truly appreciate the support of these two local foundations.