This Week at KNC

9am - 5pm
Sunday 1-5pm

Extended Hours
Trails open at 9 am on Sundays
Trails open until dusk all week

Admission Rates
Members: Free
Adults: $7/Seniors $6
Children & Students (4-17) $4
Children 3 & Under: Free
Family Membership: $60/year


Earth Day 5K Trail Run and 1K Run for Kids
Saturday, April 26, 9 am - 5 pm  
1K Kids' Run at 9 am / Earth Day 5K at 10 am  REGISTER HERE
FREE admission day at KNC with Earth Day celebration activities all day long!

Earth Day 5K - This fun and challenging run/walk will feature some of KNC's most beautiful trails.  Earth Day 5K registration is $25.  Long-sleeved technical shirts available while quantities last.  REGISTER HERE

The 1K Kids' Raccoon Run is a stroller- and wagon-friendly 0.6 mile walk/run around the Habitat Haven Trail for ages 8 & under.  The 1K Kids' Raccoon Run registration is $10.  Short-sleeved cotton t-shirts available while supplies last.  Proceeds from this year's runs will support Nature's Way Preschool.  REGISTER HERE

Splash into Summer at the all-new KNC Camp!  
Summer Camp (age 3 - Grade 5) & Teen Adventure Camp (Grade 6-12)

Summer Session at Nature's Way Preschool
Summer Program for Ages 4-5

6 week session from June 16 - July 31 (no program week of July 4)
Runs Mondays-Thursdays from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
4442 Oakland Drive at Kilgore
Learn More ...

DeLano Farms CSA
Limited Shares Available for 2014 Season!
When you buy a share in DeLano Farms Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), you invest now and reap the benefits of a season's worth of fresh, locally-grown produce from June to October. Limited shares available! Visit DeLano Farms to learn more and purchase your share.


Upcoming CWN Trip

Connecting Women & Nature: 
Camp & Kayak the Sylvania Wilderness Tract Area in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Wednesday, July 9 - Monday, July 14
Pre-trip meeting Monday, June 5, 6-7:30 pm
Members: $520, Non-Members $590 (includes one year KNC Membership)  Learn more & Register here...

Programs & Workshops .

Butterfly Monitor Training
Tuesdays, May 6 and 13, and Saturdays, May 17 and 31 at KNC
Become a butterfly monitor with the Michigan Butterfly Network (MiBN), a state-wide monitoring project! Learn more and register online at the MiBN website.

Join us for the 2nd Annual NABA Butterfly Count! 
Saturday, July 12, Noon
Meet in arboretum picnic area at KNC

This is our second year contributing to the nationwide 4th of July Butterfly Count organized by the North American Butterfly Association (NABA).  Whether you are a novice or an expert, mark your calendar for this year’s butterfly count on July 12. Learn More...

Teacher Workshops 
The Heronwood Field Station will be hosting two teacher workshops this summer. One will show educators how to help their students investigate watersheds through hands-on experiences. The other will teach educators how to raise monarch butterflies in their classroom and use them create a valuable learning experience. Learn More ...

ANCA Summit XX 2014

Association of Nature Center Administrators 2014 Summit
August 20-23, 2014
Learn More
Summit Promo!

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Kalamazoo Nature Center  •  7000 North Westnedge Avenue  •  Kalamazoo, MI 49009
PHONE (269) 381-1574  •  FAX (269) 381-2557