Eddy Discovery Center

Location:17030 Bush Rd, Chelsea, MI 48118, USA

Upcoming events

  • 10/08/2023 2:00 pm - 10/08/2023 3:00 pm

    MICHIGAN BIRDS OF PREY: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 8.   Survival at its finest!  Francie Krawcke of Michigan Avian Experience will bring live raptors to demonstrate their remarkable survival adaptations and behaviors.  Enjoy a close-up look at these magnificent birds.  Cost: $2/person or $5/family with State Recreation Passport.  Program will be held at the Eddy Discovery Center, 17030 Bush Rd. in the Waterloo Recreation Area near Chelsea.  Please register in advance at 734-475-3170.

  • 10/15/2023 2:00 pm - 10/15/2023 3:30 pm

    NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP:  2:00 – 3:30 p.m., Sunday, October 15.  Here is an opportunity to learn how to capture great images, whether you are using your cellphone or a DSLR camera.  Photographer Thomas Nighswander, who specializes in State and National Parks photography, will begin this workshop indoors followed by a walk on the trails for hands-on practice with your camera.  The focus will be on what creates a great photograph, how to see with a creative eye, and how your camera can best capture those special moments.  Bring your own camera or cell phone.  Cost: $2/person or $5/family. Eddy Discovery Center, 17030 Bush Rd. in the Waterloo Recreation Area near Chelsea.   Program limited to 25 people.  Call to reserve a space at 734-475-3170. 

     

  • 10/16/2023 All day

    SELF-GUIDED FALL COLOR AND SANDHILL CRANE TOUR.   Large numbers of Sandhill Cranes can be seen in parts of the Waterloo Recreation Area through late November.  Beginning October 10, free maps showing the best fall color routes and crane viewing areas around the Waterloo Recreation Area will be available at the Eddy Discovery Center or at www.wnha.org.  The Discovery Center is located at 17030 Bush Rd. west of Chelsea.

     

  • 10/22/2023 2:00 pm - 10/22/2023 3:30 pm

    FALL FORAGING: 2:00 – 3:30 P.M., Sunday October 22.  Join Rachel Mifsud from Will Forage for Food on a walk through the woods to discover what Mother Nature has to offer this fall.  You will learn about edible, medicinal, and otherwise useful plants and mushrooms that can be found in the Waterloo area.  Cost: $2/person or $5/family.  Eddy Discovery Center, 17030 Bush Rd. in the Waterloo Recreation Area near Chelsea.  Please register in advance at 734-475-3170.

  • 10/23/2023 All day

    SELF-GUIDED FALL COLOR AND SANDHILL CRANE TOUR.   Large numbers of Sandhill Cranes can be seen in parts of the Waterloo Recreation Area through late November.  Beginning October 10, free maps showing the best fall color routes and crane viewing areas around the Waterloo Recreation Area will be available at the Eddy Discovery Center or at www.wnha.org.  The Discovery Center is located at 17030 Bush Rd. west of Chelsea.

     

  • 10/29/2023 2:00 pm - 10/29/2023 4:00 pm

    SANDHILL CRANE TOUR:  2:00 p.m.  Sunday, October 29.   Local crane enthusiast Bill Wells will begin this program at the Discovery Center with a short discussion of Sandhill Cranes and their fascinating behaviors.  Afterwards, he will lead a driving tour to view cranes in the fields around the Waterloo Recreation Area.  Visitors can expect to see some of these magnificent birds at close range.  Bring binoculars and cameras.  Cost: $2/person or $5/family with State Recreation Passport.  Eddy Discovery Center, 17030 Bush Rd. in the Waterloo Recreation Area near Chelsea.   Please register in advance at 734-475-3170.

  • 10/30/2023 All day

    SELF-GUIDED FALL COLOR AND SANDHILL CRANE TOUR.   Large numbers of Sandhill Cranes can be seen in parts of the Waterloo Recreation Area through late November.  Beginning October 10, free maps showing the best fall color routes and crane viewing areas around the Waterloo Recreation Area will be available at the Eddy Discovery Center or at www.wnha.org.  The Discovery Center is located at 17030 Bush Rd. west of Chelsea.