Campers at River

Summer Camp

Registration now open
Weekly sessions start June 13!

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Native Plant Series

May 21, & June 4 at Noon
Register for one or all sessions.

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Beneath the Surface

May 14 & June 11 at 2 pm

Come explore the universe of life that lies beneath the surface in this series of workshops.

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Visitor Center
Monday – Saturday 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday 1 pm – 5 pm

Open daily 9 am – 7:30 pm

Masks are recommended, but not required, inside the Visitor Center. Masks are required in the KNC Camp Barn during youth programs for ages 3 and over.

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Garlic Mustard Games

Garlic Mustard Games

Sunday, June 5, 1-4 pm

The 1st annual competition is a beginner-friendly, FREE event with prizes and an awards ceremony!

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The Exhale Project

On view at the Visitor Center

The Exhale Project and Nature & Us
Now on view in the Glen Vista Gallery and Exhibits Hall

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House Wren

Kleinstuck Spring Migration Bird Surveys

See what species are returning to the area each week this spring, and learn about upcoming bird programs at KNC.

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KNC Mission

The Kalamazoo Nature Center is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create relationships & experiences that welcome and inspire people to discover, enjoy, value, and care for nature.

KNC envisions a resilient community where all people have strong interconnections with the natural world.

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Week-at-a-glance Calendar of events

We hope you enjoy our new weekly calendar. Check out the full calendar for all the upcoming events and programs for all ages and to register for programs.

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May 2022
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Adopt an Animal


Please note:  The Kalamazoo Nature Center is a private nature preserve.
Dogs, camping, drones, and firearms are not permitted. Bicycles and motorized vehicles are not permitted on the trails.

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Thanks to KNC’s 2022 corporate sponsor: