On the second Saturday of each month, Woldumar offers naturalist lessons and a related craft project.

Annual Events include:

  • Fall Events: ‚ÄčAmerican Heritage Festival, Color Tours on the Grand River, and Runamunk 5K/10K run.
  • Spring Events: Kickoff to Camp Discover and Family Campout.

Virtual Native Gardening Workshop with Christopher Hart

January 30, 2021
Virtual Native Gardening Workshop with Christopher Hart

Learn more about the importance and joy of using Michigan native plants in your garden landscapes in a modern style

Each session will focus on a theme related to the use of native plants in Michigan gardens. Hosted on Zoom, Christopher Hart of HartScapes will lead a presentation and answer all your questions. A Woldumar staff member will also be available to answer your questions

Christopher Hart graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Landscape and Nursery Management and has been operating Hartscapes since 2012. He will share his knowledge of native landscape design, why it is important to select local genotypes when purchasing plants or seed, and how to use these plants in your garden.  

Come get involved in learning about the importance of natives, what you can do with natives from a modern perspective. This workshop will show you what Woldumar is doing with native landscapes to fulfill our mission to "educate people about the natural environment".  


Class and Q&A: 10 am to 12 pm

January 30th - Natives for food in urban settings: explaining what urban gardening is and which MI natives work well. Q&A/consultations on the spot.

February 27th - Native shrubs/trees for hedges, screening, and shade: how to use native shrubs for low-maintenance semi-formal/formal designs. Learn which species have the most impact. Can send in photos beforehand of areas for consultation or also during Q&A.

March 27th - Maintaining a native landscape: Learn the basics of maintaining a native garden as well as the concepts and reasoning behind the practices. Learn what different experts say. What and when for numerous species.

Class is capped at 20 for quality time spent answering your questions. Zoom link will be emailed to those who register.  

Cost for all 3 classes: 
$50 nonmembers
$40 members


Register here: https://woldumarnaturecenter.wildapricot.org/event-4111536

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Winter Photo Class with Amie Lucas

February 06, 2021
Winter Photo Class with Amie Lucas

Follow this link to register: https://woldumarnaturecenter.wildapricot.org/event-4112815 

Amie Lucas is an outdoor enthusiast who fell in love with Landscape Photography. For the last 7 years, she has been photographing nature and sharing her work with others to inspire them to get outside and enjoy the natural world around us.

https://www.facebook.com/amielucas.photography

Her favorite subjects to photograph are waterfalls, rivers/streams, and anything to do with the forest. The wild, rugged areas of the western Upper Peninsula are her favorite places to shoot, but all of Michigan offers beauty waiting to be discovered.


February 6th Class: The Fundamentals of Photography

Learn how to utilize the exposure triangle to create beautifully balanced imagery. Demystify lens options for your DSLR cameras and discover tools that can help you overcome challenges while shooting in the field. Recommended for beginners who have DSLR cameras or are interested in purchasing one.


March 20th Class: Capturing the Story of Photography

Create an experience within your photograph by learning about composition, using natural lighting, and tips specific to shooting landscape and wildlife photographs. All levels are welcomed.


Photo Class: 10 am to 11 am

Q&A: 11 am to noon.


Cost:

Both Classes

$50 nonmembers

$40 members

Individual Class

$30 nonmember

$25 member

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Virtual Native Gardening Workshop with Christopher Hart

February 27, 2021
Virtual Native Gardening Workshop with Christopher Hart

Learn more about the importance and joy of using Michigan native plants in your garden landscapes in a modern style

Each session will focus on a theme related to the use of native plants in Michigan gardens. Hosted on Zoom, Christopher Hart of HartScapes will lead a presentation and answer all your questions. A Woldumar staff member will also be available to answer your questions

Christopher Hart graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Landscape and Nursery Management and has been operating Hartscapes since 2012. He will share his knowledge of native landscape design, why it is important to select local genotypes when purchasing plants or seed, and how to use these plants in your garden.  

Come get involved in learning about the importance of natives, what you can do with natives from a modern perspective. This workshop will show you what Woldumar is doing with native landscapes to fulfill our mission to "educate people about the natural environment".  


Class and Q&A: 10 am to 12 pm

January 30th - Natives for food in urban settings: explaining what urban gardening is and which MI natives work well. Q&A/consultations on the spot.

February 27th - Native shrubs/trees for hedges, screening, and shade: how to use native shrubs for low-maintenance semi-formal/formal designs. Learn which species have the most impact. Can send in photos beforehand of areas for consultation or also during Q&A.

March 27th - Maintaining a native landscape: Learn the basics of maintaining a native garden as well as the concepts and reasoning behind the practices. Learn what different experts say. What and when for numerous species.

Class is capped at 20 for quality time spent answering your questions. Zoom link will be emailed to those who register.  

Cost for all 3 classes: 
$50 nonmembers
$40 members


Register here: https://woldumarnaturecenter.wildapricot.org/event-4111536

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Winter Photo Class with Amie Lucas

March 20, 2021
Winter Photo Class with Amie Lucas

Follow this link to register: https://woldumarnaturecenter.wildapricot.org/event-4112815 

Amie Lucas is an outdoor enthusiast who fell in love with Landscape Photography. For the last 7 years, she has been photographing nature and sharing her work with others to inspire them to get outside and enjoy the natural world around us.

https://www.facebook.com/amielucas.photography

Her favorite subjects to photograph are waterfalls, rivers/streams, and anything to do with the forest. The wild, rugged areas of the western Upper Peninsula are her favorite places to shoot, but all of Michigan offers beauty waiting to be discovered.


February 6th Class: The Fundamentals of Photography

Learn how to utilize the exposure triangle to create beautifully balanced imagery. Demystify lens options for your DSLR cameras and discover tools that can help you overcome challenges while shooting in the field. Recommended for beginners who have DSLR cameras or are interested in purchasing one.


March 20th Class: Capturing the Story of Photography

Create an experience within your photograph by learning about composition, using natural lighting, and tips specific to shooting landscape and wildlife photographs. All levels are welcomed.


Photo Class: 10 am to 11 am

Q&A: 11 am to noon.


Cost:

Both Classes

$50 nonmembers

$40 members

Individual Class

$30 nonmember

$25 member

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Virtual Native Gardening Workshop with Christopher Hart

March 27, 2021
Virtual Native Gardening Workshop with Christopher Hart

Learn more about the importance and joy of using Michigan native plants in your garden landscapes in a modern style

Each session will focus on a theme related to the use of native plants in Michigan gardens. Hosted on Zoom, Christopher Hart of HartScapes will lead a presentation and answer all your questions. A Woldumar staff member will also be available to answer your questions

Christopher Hart graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Landscape and Nursery Management and has been operating Hartscapes since 2012. He will share his knowledge of native landscape design, why it is important to select local genotypes when purchasing plants or seed, and how to use these plants in your garden.  

Come get involved in learning about the importance of natives, what you can do with natives from a modern perspective. This workshop will show you what Woldumar is doing with native landscapes to fulfill our mission to "educate people about the natural environment".  


Class and Q&A: 10 am to 12 pm

January 30th - Natives for food in urban settings: explaining what urban gardening is and which MI natives work well. Q&A/consultations on the spot.

February 27th - Native shrubs/trees for hedges, screening, and shade: how to use native shrubs for low-maintenance semi-formal/formal designs. Learn which species have the most impact. Can send in photos beforehand of areas for consultation or also during Q&A.

March 27th - Maintaining a native landscape: Learn the basics of maintaining a native garden as well as the concepts and reasoning behind the practices. Learn what different experts say. What and when for numerous species.

Class is capped at 20 for quality time spent answering your questions. Zoom link will be emailed to those who register.  

Cost for all 3 classes: 
$50 nonmembers
$40 members


Register here: https://woldumarnaturecenter.wildapricot.org/event-4111536

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