Upcoming events:

  • Kickoff to Camp Discovery at Lansing Brewing Company – May 3
  • Pottery Class with Elizabeth Briggs – May 20
  • Mid Michigan Folkgrass afternoon – May 21 (outdoors, weather permitting!)
  • Backyard Bird Habitat Workshop- May 28-29, sponsored by Audubon Society

For more information on these upcoming events, see the Woldumar Nature Center homepage or facebook


Recent events:


Campfire Science, April 21, 2017

Woldumar Nature Center participated with the MSU Science Festival to present a wonderful evening of campfire chemistry, night hikes and s’mores for all! See a gallery of photos from the event at http://woldumar.org/about/photo-gallery-2/

Civil War scene at Moon Log CabinCivil War Drill Weekend, April 2017

Woldumar was the site for spring drills for a band of civil war reenacters – they welcomed Woldumar members to watch their drills throughout the day on Saturday. See some of the photos captured on this interesting view of history at http://woldumar.org/about/photo-gallery-2/

2016 Annual Meeting of Members took place on December 4th: 6 PM

If you’ve been wanting to get more involved at Woldumar, the annual membership meeting is a great place to start! The staff and Board of Directors of the Woldumar Nature Association convenedthe annual meeting of the membership on 12/04/2016 at 6pm. The purpose of the meeting was to elect directors and report on the current state of the association, with updates from the prior fiscal year and plans for the upcoming year. For those interested, the minutes of the previousyear’s meeting may be accessed at the link below; those minutes wereapproved at this year’s meeting.





American Heritage Festival 2016 took place on September 24th

Woldumar Nature Center hosts its annual American Heritage Festival, a one-day, family-friendly event. This annual autumn event celebrates Michigan’s rich cultural heritage. Activities will include music, vendors, demonstrations and much more!

moon cabin & vendor

This FREE* event features tours of the Moon Log Cabin, hayrides, pontoon boat rides on the Grand River, kids crafts, and much more!

Vendors and demonstrators include:

– Lansing Model Railroad Club
– Soulful Earth Herbals
– Woldumar Blacksmiths
– Woodcraft Birdfeeders and Birdhouses
– Not Your Grandma’s Jams and Jellies
– Randy Miller, French Fur Trader
– Draped in Stone Jewelry
– Don Turner’s Walking Sticks
– Greeting cards by Lyn Turner
– Young Living Essential Oils
– Face Painting by Hilary
– Yutzi’s Homemade Ice Cream
– Clayworks Pottery
– Eaton County Conservation District

Music will be provided by the Pretty Shakey String Band (12-2pm) and Limerick (2-4pm)!

This year’s featured local food vendor will be the Pie Hole Pizza Truck!

* There is no admission charge for this event. Donations will be requested at certain activities as a fundraiser for Woldumar’s Environmental Education Programs.

Email director@woldumar.org with questions or if you’d like to participate as a vendor, demonstrator, or sponsor.


Run-A-Munk 2016 was November 5th

Early November is a great time for a run in the woods. Woldumar Nature Center is proud to host our 9th annual trail run fundraiser! Join us for Run-A-Munk 2016, scheduled for November 5th, from 9:30 AM to noon.trail run

Support Woldumar’s environmental education programs by registering to walk/run through the scenic trails at this annual event. Both 5k and 10k options are available.

AMERICAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL 2015 was a wonderful affair…

September 26th,2015: 10 AM – 5 PM

Heritage Festival with wagonTake time to enjoy the beautiful September weather at Woldumar!

Join us as we take a step back in time and experience a piece of our rich Mid-Michigan cultural heritage with a day the whole family will enjoy. Admission is FREE! (There may be a nominal fee for some activities).

Past activities have included cultural demonstrations, guided hikes on Woldumar’s trails, pontoon eco-tours on the Grand River, Blacksmiths of Woldumar, various vendors and demonstrations, and lots of musical performances!

If you would like to participate in this year’s festival as a sponsor, vendor, entertainer, or volunteer, please e-mail director@woldumar.org.

Click here to see Gallery of photos from the 2015 American Heritage Festival! A great success!


November 7, 2015

2013 Run Join us for the 8th annual Run-a-Munk Trail Run! Run or walk your way through our trails on a brisk November morning to help raise funds for Woldumar’s environmental education programs.





2015 Race Results

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Sylvia Colles

Other events will be posted on this page as details are scheduled. Check back often and like us on Facebook to stay up to date!