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Spring Migration Bird Bonanza

May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT


Celebrating Birds and the Wonders of Our Natural World

Join us on May 14th (National Bird Migration Day) as we celebrate all things birds! Participants will have the opportunity to go on a guided birding hike or an accessible birding tour with Blandford’s educators, and an accessible conservation tour with The Land Conservancy of West Michigan.

Participants can meet and learn about a few of Blandford’s wildlife ambassador birds at a Wildlife Show, then hit the trails with binoculars rented out by Thrive Outside. This event also includes the opportunity for shopping; with books from Books & Mortar, native plants from Blandford’s Land Stewardship team, and art from Querkus Creative. Attendees can finish off the birding bonanza by grabbing a bite to eat from Land Whale Deli food truck.

Grand Rapids Audubon, Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, Latino Outdoors, Thrive Outside, and The Land Conservancy of West Michigan will all be attending this event with additional resources and information about their organizations.

Event Schedule
Native Plant Sale: 12pm-4pm or while supplies last
Wildlife Shows*: 12:30pm & 3:30pm, limited capacity
Birding Hikes: 1:30pm & 2:30pm
Birding Tours along Accessible Trail**: 1:30pm & 2:30pm
Land Conservancy led Conservation Tours**: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm


Blanford Nature Center
1715 Hillburn Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Blandford Nature Center & Querkus Creative Consulting
616-558-3658 (Spencer High)

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