Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway news and events.

Project Clarity Kicks Off Haworth Property Improvements

This 150-acre project will include wetland restoration and a model farming enterprise using agriculture best management practices for water quality. 70 of the 150 acres will be donated to Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway and restored to a vegetated wetland, providing approximately 100 acre-feet of water storage. The remaining 80 acres will be farmed under…

New Land Acquired for Remediation

Several substantial land acquisitions have been finalized this past month. We have added more than 160 acres to preserves along the Macatawa River Greenway. The parcels are all located along the North Branch of the river which winds its way through Fillmore and Laketown Townships then into Holland and Holland Township. The location of the…

Spring is here…and so is construction!

We are excited to have the spring season arrive so that work can continue on our new visitor’s center building! The trusses are being assembled and the prefabricated walls are being delivered this week. It’s all moving quickly so be sure to check back soon to watch the progress. When you visit, you will find…

Support the ODCMG with Amazon.com purchases

We are an Amazon Smile program member! When you shop at Amazon.com they will donate .5% of each transaction (only items fulfilled/sold by amazon.com) to the Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway. Just follow this link and log in with your amazon account and it will set it up for you. Thanks for supporting the organization…

Closed today, January 9

To do dangerous driving conditions and for the safety of our staff, the office and Founders Hall will be closed today. We hope you will enjoy the winter weather at home. We anticpate normal open hours tomorrow for Founders Hall: 8 am to 4 pm.

Snow is back!

Now that we have a good base of snow and it appears that it will be around for awhile, we should remind you that we have Ojibwa-style snowshoes available to borrow for use on the ODC Nature Preserve. They can be used for a $5 per pair donation. All kids 13 years and under are…