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Artists to explore nature with creations at SiTE:LAB at Blandford Nature Center

by Emilie Pichot (empichot)

Submitted 07-24-2013 under NEWS

SiTE:LAB’s installations at the Blandford Nature Center has reached its third year of giving artists the freedom to explore the forest and let their creative minds loose. This year the SiTE:LAB Blandford Nature Center installations will be...

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Come walk with me

by Dominican Center at Marywood (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 05-17-2013 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood is offering you a day away. On June 8, we will have an all-day session; Come Walk with Me. The day begins at 9 am, includes a hearty lunch, and ends at 5 pm. If you're not available for the entire day, you...

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American Kestrel falcon returned to natural habitat after care at Blandford Nature Center

by Thomas Hegewald (Thomas Hegewald)

Submitted 01-02-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

I work in an industrialized section of southwest Grand Rapids that borders residential and businesses alike. Over the years, my coworkers and I have come upon an assortment of domestic and wild animals on the grounds of the business. A recent find,...

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Blandford Nature Center offers adults peaceful experience in nature

by Ryan Hagerman (Ryan Hagerman)

Submitted 12-05-2012 under NEWS

  On Dec. 6, there will be a silent night hike for adults at the Blandford Nature Center. Kristin Tindall, educational staffperson at Blandford, will be leading the hike. Hikers will go into the woods to experience the sounds of the forest....

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ArtPrize Artist Profile: Abbey Adams connects to nature through art

by Alexandra Krupp (Alexandra Krupp)

Submitted 09-26-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Science and art may seem like they are on two opposite sides of the creative spectrum, but to painter and illustrator Abbey Adams, they literally go hand in hand. Through art, she is able to be closer to the topic, critter or scene and get a better...

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First annual BioBlitz to record all living species at Blandford Nature Center

by Blandford Nature Center (Blandford)

Submitted 07-19-2012 under NONPROFITS

Living in our fast-paced society, it’s easy to forget about the natural world in which we are only a small part. Unfortunately, this unawareness has led to a severe collapse of biodiversity. Blandford Nature Center wishes to address this...

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SiTE:LAB at Blandford Nature Center

by Blandford Nature Center (Blandford)

Submitted 06-14-2012 under NONPROFITS

This Friday and Saturday Blandford Nature Center brings you an extra special treat. BNC's third annual Field of Green Festival will be blending with SiTE:LAB. SiTE:LAB is a nonprofit organization that creates temporary site-specific art projects...

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Catalyst Radio: John Ball Zoo beneficiary of Monday's Hat Trick Concert

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-13-2011 under NONPROFITS

INTERVIEW (10:08) Every year, John Ball Zoo gives out tens of thousands of passes to elementary school youth in Kent County who qualify for federal lunch programs. They've since expanded that program to include Ottawa County schools to encourage...

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As Different As Different Can Be

by Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids (grdominicans)

Submitted 05-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

Rachel and Kaitlyn were born on the same day, of the same parents, raised in the same environment; yet as you can see - on their birthday bikes, at three years of age, they are as different as different can be.  Even the most cursory look...

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Humanature Exhibit at the DAAC

by Jewly Warren (Jewly Warren)

Submitted 03-07-2010 under OPINION

 The Division Avenue Arts Collective presented its first collectively organized art exhibition on Friday March 5th.  The theme was Humanature, purposely spelled with only one N expressing the intersection of humanity and nature.  This...

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