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    • Monroe County Earth Day Expo

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      This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Monroe County Earth Day Expo event with the theme, "Healthy Planet, Healthy You." Come celebrate with us at the MBT expo center in Monroe, Michigan. Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 10:00am-2:00pm.

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    • Trenton Movie Theater Conservation Film Screening

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      Please join us for a screening of Carpe Diem: A Fishy Tale at the Trenton Village Theater on Tuesday, April 28th at 7:00pm. This is open to the public at NO CHARGE. Film will be followed by a question and answer with fisheries biologist, Stephen Hensler. 

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    • First Open House of the season at Humbug Marsh

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      Open House at Humbug Marsh –Saturday, May 2, 2015 Includes early morning (7:30am) and mid-morning (11:00 am) bird hikes + family friendly bird activities (12:00 – 3:00 pm)The first open house of the season is an extra special day guided tours will be featured in the morning with an afternoon open house, highlighting and celebrating the migration of nearly 350 species of migratory birds as they return to their nesting habitats in North America after their tropical winter vacation.  Parking located at 28007 W Jefferson Gibraltar, MI 48173  

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    • International Migratory Bird Day

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      International Migratory Bird Day Event at Lake Erie Metro ParkLearn about migratory birds and how they fly thousands of miles each year to their breeding and wintering grounds. 

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    • Binocular Blast at Gibraltar Bay Unit

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      Binocular BlastSunday, May 31 (1:00 – 2:00 pm)Gibraltar Bay unit - East River Road, Grosse Ile Township, MI 48138Join the staff of Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge for a fun new take on learning the proper ways to use binoculars. Perhaps you think you are already an expert in using binoculars – well come on down to eh Gibraltar Bay unit to test your skills. We will have family friendly binoculars games to test the new and the old! Binoculars will also be available for loan as you walk the refuge trails looking for some of its elusive wildlife. Suitable for the whole family.

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    • Open House at Humbug Marsh

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      Come visit your local Humbug Marsh trail system and connect with nature on our orange and green trails! Saturday, June 6, 2015 1:00pm-4:00pm.

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    • Pollination Parade

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      Pollination ParadeSunday, June 28 (1:00 – 2:00 pm)Gibraltar Bay unit - East River Road, Grosse Ile Township, MI 48138Join the staff of Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge for a variety of pollinator games and activities. Suitable for the whole family.

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    • Sundaes on a Sunday in the Refuge

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      Open house at Brancheau Unit. Join us to learn more scoop on the Brancheau Unit of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge and how water management techniques are used for invasive species control with Steve Dushane, Assistant Refuge Management. Then enjoy a delicious Sunday afternoon treat with Independent Dairy Ice Cream. Meet at the Swan Creek Boat Club, 6332 Brancheau St., Newport, MI.Sunday, July 19, 2015 1:00pm-4:00pm

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Last Updated: Apr 01, 2015
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