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

A Nature Sanctuary and
Environmental Education Center

2019 Party at the Ponds!

Saturday, August 10, Noon to 6:00 PM
A full day of free family fun!

Join us for a full day of family fun, with no admission fee and all activities offered free of charge. Trail walks, wagon rides around the prairie, pond dipping, field netting, old-fashioned games, canoeing, golf cart tours, club demonstrations, and more. Plus, food will be available for purchase by Ya Eat Yet? We'll have special sales in our Rookery Gift Shop, and our Stingers will open their Resale Shoppe.

Come out and enjoy a full, festive day at 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

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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

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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, 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 STINGERS ARE LOOKING FOR NEW MEMBERS!

Join them for their Meet & Greet on Monday, August 5, 2019 at Seven Ponds.

ALL are welcome!

Stingers Meet & Greet

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!