Current Classes & Workshops
January
Jan012020
Yankee Springs Recreation Area - First Day Hike

Join members of the Chief Noonday Chapter of the North Country Trail Association as they celebrate the new year with a hike on the North Country Trail.

Jan 03 — 04
Sleepy Hollow State Park - Snowshoe Building Workshop

Sign up for this fun class and learn to weave a pair of traditional wooden snowshoes, similar to the ones Native Americans made for generations.

Jan042020
Muskallonge Lake State Park - 20th Annual Tahquamenon Country Sled Dog Race

The 20th Annual Tahquamenon Country Sled Dog Race is an event you don't want to miss.

Jan042020
Feb292020
Outdoor Adventure Center - Wonderful Winter Outdoor Activity

Join us outside at the OAC for a fun winter activity, from ice fishing and snowshoeing to snow Pictionary and sledding. Saturdays, Jan. 4 through Feb. 29.

Jan042020
Ludington State Park - Jan. 4, Guided Snowshoe Hikes

Enjoy a guided snowshoe hike through Ludington State Park’s dunes and forests.

Jan042020
Straits State Park - Stomp the Park

Ring in your new year with a self-guided lantern-lit snowshoe hike to watch the Mighty Mac light up!

Jan042020
Ludington State Park - Jan. 4, Lantern-Lit Ski and Snowshoe

Enjoy the crisp winter air with a self-guided snowshoe hike or cross-country ski along a one mile loop of trail lit by kerosene lanterns.

Jan042020
Feb292020
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Lantern Lit Ski Trail

Join the Park Interpreter for an easy one-mile looped lantern lit ski trail with a warming shelter, bonfire and refreshments through the winter wonderland of the Porkies with a wintery view of Lake Superior!

Jan112020
Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery - Hatchery Tours

Tours begin at 10 a.m., noon and 2:30 p.m. Find out how the DNR raises millions of fish each year for Michigan’s lakes, rivers and streams.

 

Jan112020
Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery - Just Add Snow! Family Snowshoe Walks

Discover the fascinating world of winter ecology an a guided snowshoewalk on our nature trails. Guided hikes begin at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Jan112020
Feb222020
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Guided Snowshoe Hike

Join the Park Interpreter for a two hour, two-mile hike with a ride up the ski lift and a walk back down the hill with amazing views and snow covered forests!

Jan112020
Ludington State Park - Jan. 11, Guided Snowshoe Hikes

Enjoy a guided snowshoe hike through Ludington State Park’s dunes and forests.

Jan112020
Ludington State Park - Jan. 11, Evening Guided Snowshoe Hikes

Enjoy a guided snowshoe hike through Ludington State Park’s dunes and forests in the evening.

Jan112020
Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery - Fly Tying 101

Learn the basics of tying flies at this introductory program. Pre-registration required.

Jan122020
Outdoor Adventure Center - Archery Explore It: 3D Target

Grow your love for archery in this fun, skill-building program. 

Jan 17 — 18
Sleepy Hollow State Park - Snowshoe Building Workshop

Sign up for this fun class and learn to weave a pair of traditional wooden snowshoes, similar to the ones Native Americans made for generations.

Jan172020
Van Riper State Park - Lantern Lit Snowshoe

Join us for a beautiful night in the snow - coffee, cocoa, and a light snack will be provided.

Jan182020
Ludington State Park - Jan. 18 Guided Snowshoe Hikes

Enjoy a guided snowshoe hike through Ludington State Park’s dunes and forests.

Jan192020
Outdoor Adventure Center - Archery: Try-It!

This is your opportunity to give archery a try. Two different sessions available.

Jan192020
Outdoor Adventure Center - Celebrating MLK

Join us for a volunteer opportunity where we will assemble Makerspace boxes that will be donated to a local organization.

Jan232020
Outdoor Adventure Center - Thrilling Thursdays: Michigan Owls

Complimentary admission from 6 to 8 p.m. This month, join us to learn which owl species call Michigan home and what makes these nocturnal predators built for hunting in the dark. 

Jan 25 — 26
Mitchell State Park - Hard Water School (Ice Fishing Class), Jan. 25-26

Learn how to set up equipment and how and where to fish to ice safety and rules and regulations. The main focus will be techniques for panfish, walleye and pike. 

Jan252020
Outdoor Adventure Center - Science Olympiad Workshop: Wildlife Safari

This workshop is designed specifically for students competing in the Elementary-Level Science Olympiad. Students will examine and explore the major fish groups of the Great Lakes.

Jan252020
Outdoor Adventure Center - Young Explorers: Wetlands in Winter

Calling all kids ages 7-10 who want to get outdoors and explore our local nature and wildlife! This January we'll visit our wetland area at Milliken State Park to discover how our local wetland plants and wildlife spend the winter. 

Jan252020
Ludington State Park - Jan. 25, Guided Snowshoe Hikes

Enjoy a guided snowshoe hike through Ludington State Park’s dunes and forests.

Jan252020
Ludington State Park - Jan. 25, Evening Guided Snowshoe Hikes

Enjoy a guided snowshoe hike through Ludington State Park’s dunes and forests in the evening.

Jan252020
Fayette Historic State Park - Lantern-Lit Snowshoe, Hike, or XC Ski

Enjoy a lantern-lit trail open to snowshoers, hikers and cross-country skiers.

Jan262020
Outdoor Adventure Center - Archery Explore It: Skill Development

Grow your love for archery in this fun, skill-building program. 

Jan262020
Outdoor Adventure Center - Science Olympiad Workshop: Amazing Arthropods

This workshop is designed specifically for students competing in the Elementary-Level Science Olympiad. Students will examine and dig into the major arthropod groups.

Jan262020
Outdoor Adventure Center - Happy Birthday, Michigan

It's Michigan’s 183rd birthday! Come celebrate at the Outdoor Adventure Center. 

Jan312020
Feb022020
Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center - MAEOE Wildlife Weekend

The DNR and the Michigan Alliance for Environmental and Outdoor Education have partnered to offer a fun learning experience that is perfect for anyone 18 or older who loves the outdoors and wants to learn more about our natural world.