Vegetal Rattle Basket

Art Drawn from Nature
On exhibit through February 27

Visit the exhibition in the newly-renovated Exhibits Hall at KNC.

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Delano Farms CSA
Registration opens February 1

Space is limited for the 2022 herb, vegetable, and flower U-Pick CSA.

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Maple Sugaring

Maple Sugar Festival
March 5 & 6

Mark your calendars for this sweet return of spring!

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

Open daily 9 am – 6 pm

Masks are required inside all KNC buildings, regardless of vaccination status, for ages 3 and over.

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Bluebird Trail

Take a hike!

Hike, snowshoe, or cross country ski 14+ miles of trails this winter.

Trail Map >

Rent the Timber Framed Barn

Private Events at KNC

Nature is a stunning backdrop for your next event.

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Barred Owl at KNC RK

Ways to give

You can support learning and exploring in the natural world.

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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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Upcoming Events

Here are just a few of the many programs coming up at KNC – check out the Programs page for a full list!

Winter Camp

Preschool Explorers

Tuesdays at 10 am
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Fox in winter

Winter Wild Things

Saturday, January 22, 1-3 pm
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Spring Hepatica

Nature of Literacy Series:
Forest Fairy Stories

Sunday, January 23, 2 pm
Drop in program. Learn More >

Beech Tree

Discovering the Forest’s Role in Carbon Neutrality: A Case Study at KNC

Friday, January 28, 10 am
Free webinar. Details & Registration >

Oppossum at KNC

Creature Features

Saturdays, January 29,
February 12 & 26, 11 am

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Trail on Ridge Run

Nature of Literacy Series:
Read Around KNC

Sunday, February 6, 2 pm
Drop in program. Learn More >

Kids Night Out

Kids Night Out

Friday, February 11, 5:30-8 pm
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At the creek

Woodland Wonders

Session begins February 15
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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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