Water, Woods, and Wildlife

Water, Woods and Wildlife

Natural History – Available only in the local area.

Curator of Natural History Jeff Dykehouse brings Michigan’s ecosystem to the classroom with this Natural History program. Jeff teaches the natural history of our parks by spinning a web of life for students with taxidermy mounts, stories and activities. Learn about the Great Lakes watershed and find out why the Great Lakes are so great!

Water, Woods and Wildlife GLCEs

How do I get this program?
This program is available in November, February and March within 75 miles of Mackinaw City only.
To request a program call the Education Line (231-436-4219).
Call in date for November programs is Thursday, October 12, 2017 and February and March programs is on or after Thursday, January 11, 2018 both starting at 7:00 a.m. (no earlier, please!). Programs are scheduled on a first come, first served basis.
See rates schedule here.

What information do I need to know about the program?
• Each hour long program costs $75-100 (see rate schedule link above).
• There is a limit of 50 (smaller groups are preferred) students for each program
• Larger rooms on ground levels are great places to stage the programs (help may be needed for classrooms on 2nd level or higher for set up)
• Two library sized tables needed for presentations
• There is a 30 minute set-up/teardown time needed for programs
• Space and program availability limited
• After programs are scheduled, our Public Relations Officer may contact your local media to promote the program. Please let us know if this should be altered.