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Meet Dr. John Hartig, local author of “Bringing Conservation to Cities” 1:00 p.m.
Our Detroit River has made a remarkable recovery in the last few decades, for wildlife habitat and recreation opportunities. Join this esteemed local author and manager of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge Manager Dr. John Hartig as he tells the compelling story of the development of our local refuge and the importance of fostering a conservation ethic in an urban area. The story is detailed in Dr. Hartig’s recently published book,” Bringing Conservation to Cities”, which will be available for purchase and signing after the presentation.
Kayaking Georgian Bay from the Ontario Sea Kayak Centre 2:00 p.m.
Presented by Riverside Kayak Connections
Learn about exploring Georgian Bay’s 30,000 islands and endless shoreline from the seat of your kayak. Windswept pines, the majestic La Cloche mountain range, granite islands and heritage lighthouses are just some of the magic that awaits you on the bay. The Ontario Sea Kayak Centre would like to share how you can join us for a spectacular week of coaching, paddling and exploring. Find out more at:
FEE: Free with price of admission
Michigan Wildlife Madness: Month of March
March Madness is here - the Outdoor Adventure Center has created our own version! Vote for your favorite Michigan wildlife. What do you love most: our whitetail deer, the flashy cardinal or a Karner blue butterfly? So many great choices – vote each week to determine Michigan’s favorite wildlife of 2017. Brackets are located at the OAC and on our website. It’s up to our guests to decide who will win and be crowned the OAC favorite for 2017.
Guests can vote in person at the OAC or on our Facebook page each week.

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