Interest Groups

MID-MICHIGAN ROCK CLUB

Meets at CNC the first Tuesday of MOST months

MMRC is a group of rockhounds, artisans, collectors and scientists that meet on a regular basis to discuss our avocation and educate the public about geology-related topics. The gemcraft group offers programs and field trips for rock and fossil collectors of all levels. Visitors are welcome at all meetings. Learn more at www.midlandrockclub.com.

 

OXBOW ARCHAEOLOGISTS

Meets at CNC Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings

The Oxbow Archaeologists meet year round to document, excavate and catalog the artifacts from archaeological sites at Chippewa Nature Center. To learn more about this group, visit their web page.

 

 

 

JOLLY HAMMERS & STRINGS DULCIMER CLUB

Meets and plays at CNC the fourth Saturday of MOST months, 1- 4pm

This group presents an opportunity for dulcimer, autoharp, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar, bass and other acoustic instrument players of all skill levels to get together. Bring an instrument and play along, or just enjoy the music!

Learn more about Jolly Hammers

 

 

VALLEY HERB SOCIETY

Meets at CNC the first Thursday of MOST months.

Join Valley Herb Society (VHS) for their monthly meeting. VHS furthers the knowledge, propagation and use of herbs among its members. Programs by this group include how to grow and use a variety of herbs for cooking, crafts and decoration. For program information, please contact Cathy Devendorf at cdevendorf@chippewanaturecenter.org or 989-631-0830.

Learn more about VHS

 

 

 

WILD ONES - MID-MITTEN CHAPTER

Meetings are usually held at CNC the first Wednesday of the month from 6:30-8 pm (unless otherwise noted), with off-site trips in the summer.

The Mid-Mitten Chapter of Wild Ones helps preserve biodiversity through the preservation, restoration and establishment of native plant communities. For further information about programs, please contact Jeanne Henderson at jhenderson@chippewanaturecenter.org or (989) 631-0830.