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Catalyst Radio: Blandford Nature Center offers acres of natural ecosystem land within the city

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 02-06-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Blandford Nature Center is a natural land resource within the city of Grand Rapids of nearly 150 acres reflecting various ecosystems, featuring a nature...

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Blandford Nature Center debuts new family event

by (Lindsay Fischer)

Submitted 07-31-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Blandford Nature Center will host its first Twilight Family Picnic with Wildlife Exploration on August 14. The event will start at 5:30 p.m. and end at 7:30 p.m. The program costs $3 for members and $6 for non-members. Families are invited to bring...

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Something for everyone at Dominican Center in July

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 06-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

PARABLES ON FIRE: WHY JESUS TAUGHT ALMOST ENTIRELY USING PARABLES  086-100 Presenter: Joachim Lally, CSP, Paulist Priest, Artist, Musician Day/Date/Time: Tuesday, July 8; 7:00-9:00 p.m.Mark 4:34 states that Jesus in his public ministry only...

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Living green: Help save the monarchs

by (crestongr)

Submitted 12-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

By Caroline* How many butterflies- monarchs, for example- did you see this summer? Chances are you saw far fewer butterflies than in previous summers. Butterflies have been on the decline for several years now, but I began looking into why the...

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

by (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 (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)

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)

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)

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)

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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