Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway news and events.

Confiscated Wildlife Artifacts

New Education Artifacts
We are the recent recipient of a collection of confiscated wildlife artifacts from the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Though the items are not on display yet, here’s a sample of what we plan to use for a seasonal display and special programs.

Project Clarity Community Update

  Join us for the Project Clarity Community Update Project Clarity is recognizing the 5 year mark since the roll out of the Project Clarity Comprehensive Restoration Plan. Please join us for the annual Project Clarity Community Update on Thursday May 24, 2018, 7:30 to 9 AM at Boatwerks Waterfront Restaurant. Breakfast will be hosted by the DeVos and…

Try Hops Community Pizza this April!

Try Hops Community Pizza this April! We have the privilege of being the recipient of Hops at 84 East’s Community Pizza for the third year in a row! For the entire month of April, Hops will donate $5 from each community pizza purchased to the ODC. Stop by, enjoy the delicious community pizza and spend…

Successful Prescribed Burn

Prescribed Burn 2018 The prescribed burn on the ODC Nature Preserve went very well this past Saturday, March 17th. Prescribed burns are one of the conservation efforts we facilitate to remove the invasive, non-native species. These efforts are made in an attempt to improve native Michigan habitat on the ODC Nature Preserve and other properties…

River Encounters Scheduled for 2018

2018 River Encounters Our schedule of naturalist guided kayaking experiences on the Macatawa River have been scheduled. We hope you will join us for these family friendly trips on Saturdays this summer. There are also two Macatawa River Clean-ups scheduled with our Macatawa Greenway partner, the Macatawa Watershed Project. Join us for kayaking and a…

New Website Organization

New Website Organization We have spent the last couple of months revamping our website. In addition to the content we had we have added easier access to information, better layout for learning more about us, and a new arrangement of the pages for our sitemap. We hope this helps both desktop and mobile viewers of…

Snow is back!

Now that we have a good base of snow again, snowshoes are available for use. Stop by the Visitors Center between 9 am and 3:30 pm to borrow some! $5 per pair for anyone 14 yrs and up. Children 13 and under are free with a paying adult.

Have fun in the snow!