Celebrate American Wetlands Month at Michigan’s DNR Visitor Centers

Common yellowthroat and Scarlet tanager: The common yellowthroat and scarlet tanager are examples of species birders might see in Michigan this spring. Birding trails and events offer great opportunities to enjoy Michigan’s wildlife.
Common yellowthroats, commonly found in Michigan’s wetlands, are among the species guests might learn about at DNR visitor center programs during Wetlands Month in May.
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Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Lansing, MI -(AmmoLand.com)- May is American Wetlands Month – a month to appreciate and enjoy the wonders of wetlands. The Department of Natural Resources will celebrate with wetland-themed programming at nine of Michigan’s DNR visitor centers.

Take some time to experience this amazing native ecosystem with guided hikes and programs featuring wetland habitats and wetland creatures.

Wetlands Month programs are offered at the following locations.

To find a Wetlands Month program near you, visit www.michigan.gov/mwl and look for the Events and Activities icon.

Wetlands Month programs are part of the Michigan Waterfowl Legacy, a 10-year, cooperative partnership to restore, conserve and celebrate Michigan’s waterfowl, wetland and waterfowl hunting community.

The initiative is a “call to action” to honor yesterday, engage today and build for tomorrow.

About the Michigan Department of Natural Resources:

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is committed to the conservation, protection, management, use and enjoyment of the state’s natural and cultural resources for current and future generations.

For more information, go to www.michigan.gov/dnr.