Another Week of Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activity Cards – Week 2 While students are out of school and parents and caretakers are with them, we are striving to post outdoor activities that are both educational and fun on our various social media platforms. We post a new activity each day and love to see your photos from your exploration. Here…

Dine to Donate Postponed

The Dine to Donate Fundraiser at Beechwood Grill for the month of April has been postponed until further notice. We encourage you to order some takeout from their restaurant and support them during this tough time! You can do so in 3 easy steps. Go to their website Order online Drive to the restaurant and…

Exploring your Backyard

Week 1 While students are out of school and parents and caretakers are with them, we are striving to post outdoor activities that are both educational and fun on our various social media platforms. We post a new activity each day and love to see your photos from your exploration. Here is a recap of…

2020 Park Passport

Our new Community Park Passport program is ready for your exploration! With a few new sites and all new questions, the Nature-rich Park Passport will guide you and your family to 15 local parks and natural areas where you can find forests, beaches, dunes, lakes, trails and more in our nature-rich community. Best of all,…

Giving at Year-End

Your support makes our work possible. Each year we generate almost half of our revenue, but we need your help to be able to serve all kids and families. Between now and December 31, we need to raise $200,000 to complete our goals for this year. Please make a year-end gift and be part of…

#GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday December 3, 2019 – 3:00-5:00 PM  Our Giving Tuesday initiative this year is to raise money to further our mission of advancing outdoor education and conservation in West Michigan. Time spent outdoors helps with the overall mental and physical health of everyone. Helping us further our mission will ensure we can provide these…

Women in Nature Trip

Fourteen ladies joined two of our staff members on a Women in Nature trip to the UP this past weekend. They explored Pictured Rocks and the Munising Area, Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Marquette’s downtown and area waterfalls. Thank you ladies for a great Women in Nature trip! If you’re interested in future trips, please check…

Shop & Donate

If you are an AmazonSmile customer, you can now support ODC Network in the Amazon shopping app on your Android device! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations during your normal shopping habits. If you have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping App, open the App on your Android…

Boatwerks Sangria Fundraiser

On August 1st, Boatwerks Waterfront Restaurant will start a month-long Specialty Sangria Fundraiser to raise funds for the ODC Network. We encourage you to enjoy a beautiful afternoon, sitting on the water sipping one of these delicious sangrias! On Saturday, August 17 from 12:00-3:00 PM, live animals will visit the Boatwerks Courtyard. Stop by the…