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  • If you have a general question about CNC events, programs or other topics, please email info@chippewanaturecenter.org.
  • For questions regarding field trips, scout programs, rentals and custom naturalist programs, please contact Susan Kruse at scheduler@chippewanaturecenter.org.
  • For specific questions, see the full staff directory below.


400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640


Office: 989.631.0830
Fax: 989.631.7070

Visitor Center Hours

Mon-Sat: 8 am-5 pm
Sun & select holidays: 12-5 pm

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

Trail Hours

Open every day dawn-to-dark

Staff Directory

Emily AnnaPreschool Teacher
Sherry ClarksonPreschool Teacher
Marcus CollinsPreschool Teacher
Kendell CunninghamPreschool Teacher
Jessica DankertPreschool Teacher
Jill DerryPreschool Office Manager
Rob DeschaineDirector of Finance & Operations
Cathy DevendorfDirector of Volunteers & Outreach
Michelle FournierInterpretive Naturalist
Steve FrisbeeNature Day Camp Director/Lead Educator
Katie GilstadPreschool Teacher
Jeanne HendersonInterpretive Naturalist
Jamie HockstraDirector of Marketing & Communications
Cindy KacelAdministrative Assistant
Jenn KirtsDirector of Programs
Shane KrausFacilities and Equipment Technician
Susie KruseProgram Scheduler
Megan KubatzkePreschool Teacher
Tom LenonDirector of Land & Facilities
Cari MarohnManager of Custodians
Carri McGuirePreschool Teacher
Sue NoblePreschool Teacher
Dennis PilaskeExecutive Director
Madison PowellNature Preschool Director
Bruce VaydikCaretaker
Isaac WolfgangLand & Facilities Operations Manager
Victoria ZablockiEducator