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  • Junior Naturalist: Winter Woods/Wetland Edge - Sat 2/13
  • Winter Walkabout - Sat 2/13
  • Family Hike: Tracks in the Snow - Tue 2/16
  • Family Hike: The Snowy Mile - Thu 2/18
  • B2B Public Meeting - Wed 2/24
  • Sap to Syrup - Making it Yourself - Sat 2/27
  • Sap to Syrup - Making it Yourself - Sat 2/27
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Parks and Recreation

Winter Fun Fest!

Winter Fun Fest!

We're going to blow your thermal socks off with tons of activities and events for the whole family! We'll be celebrating the cold weather season at various destinations throughout Washtenaw County. Whether you like warming up by the fireplace with a cup of hot cocoa or tromping through the freshly fallen snow, we've got something for everyone to enjoy. Be sure to fill up your Fun Fest Passport and earn a free T-Shirt or Tote!

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Local Trails with Regional Reach: Expanding the Network in the Great Trails State

Local Trails with Regional Reach: Expanding the Network in the Great Trails State

With more 12,000 miles of recreational trails, Michigan is quickly becoming known as “The Great Trails State”. These trails allow users to experience our rich natural, cultural, and historic resources. The diversity of available trails appeals to folks with various time commitments, fitness levels, and sense of adventure: whether one wants to backpack for multiple weeks or bicycle on Washtenaw County’s Border-to-Border Trail (B2B) for a day—there is something for everyone.

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Washtenaw Weasels: Predator--Small, but Fierce

Washtenaw Weasels: Predator--Small, but Fierce

Of the fur bearing mammals in Washtenaw County—what type is the only one that can grow a white winter coat? Is the smallest carnivore in Michigan? Can wrap its body around its prey like a constricting snake? The answer is a weasel!

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