Schedule and Brief Description for Spring and Summer Programs at the Gibraltar Bay Unit of the Detroit International Wildlife Refuge

Located on East River Road, half mile south of Groh Road
Events will take place "weather permitting."

Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 1:00 to 3:00 pm     Birds, Buds and Blooms
Spring has arrived at the marsh! Come learn what all the plants and animals are doing as we transition into spring and summer - we'll find the "cats," "umbrellas," and hopefully the "glass of orange juice" that call the marsh home.

Saturday, May 19, 2010 - 9:00 to 11:00 am      Bird Walk
We will identify and watch our beautiful flying creatures. Bring your cameras and binoculars!

Saturday, July 14, 2012 - 7:00 pm      Goodnight, Marsh!
As the sun goes down, daytime animals "tuck in" for the night, while the night time animals are just getting started! Join us for a summer evening hike to learn about these fascinating creatures.

Sunday, July 29, 2012- 1:00 to 3:00 pm      Water, Water Everywhere!
Join us for a day of all-things bright and beautiful in the water. Learn about water plants, water animals, and water conservation, and play some fun water games!

Sunday, August 12, 2012 - 1:00 and 2:30 pm      Lovely Lotus
Take a walk down to the American Lotus bed to learn the rich natural and cultural history behind this beautiful flower.

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