Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway news and events.

Calling all Runners!

Migratory 5K Fun Run Saturday, November 7, 2020 • 10 AM The Migratory 5K Fun Run will be approximately 3.1 miles and take place throughout our trail system! It will end with water and warm beverages from Biggby Coffee. There will also be an opportunity for a picture with one of the ODC’s live birds…

Macatawa River Clean-up

Help clean the Macatawa River and Greenway Trail of floating trash, river-side debris and other non-natural materials. Depending on the group size, there may be a crew on the shores of the lake and another in kayaks in the river. Anyone under 16 years old must be with an adult. All boats, paddles and life…

Calling All Golfers!

Social Distance Cup Wednesday, August 19, 2020 Join us for the Social Distance Cup at the Ravines Golf Club, located in Saugatuck, MI. This is a new event to bring people together and generate revenue for the ODC Network while practicing social distancing. During this unique event, golfers will have the opportunity to learn about…

Virtual Macatawa Water Festival

Macatawa Water Festival Week of July 11-18, 2020 This year’s Macatawa Water Festival has been moved to a week-long, virtual-style event. We are excited to still celebrate the Macatawa Watershed and educate and encourage you to continue to visit, explore and care for it.  From July 11 through July 18, 2020, fourteen local businesses are…

Book Boxes are Now Available

Explore nature as a family one book at a time with our Summer Camp in a Box! The Nature Book Box Is a personalized gateway to unlocking curiosity, exploration, and a love for the natural world with your child. Each monthly installment comes with a book for your child to cherish, an activity guide related…

Virtual Birds & Brews

Join the ODC and Saugatuck Brewing Company (SBC) for the first EVER Virtual Birds & Brews. During this fun event, we will pair specialty beers with our resident birds of prey. We will discuss some of the natural history of our birds of prey while you sip on some tasty beverages. We’ll learn about 3…

Backyard Series Lives On

The Backyard Learning Crusade was so successful that we have created more activities! Now the Backyard Series includes a Weekly Challenge to continue your backyard outdoor explorations. Get out exploring and share what you have found on Facebook or Instagram. Be sure to include #odcbackyardcrusade and #naturerichwestmi to see what other people have found. Photos can also be shared with odc@outdoordiscovery.org.…

Wildlife Crashers

Book a Wildlife Crasher! Are you looking to add some fun to your next virtual company meeting, call, happy hour, or party? With two unique options available, we are ready to customize a fun, virtual experience everyone will enjoy and remember. VIP Experience Invite an ODC naturalist to give a VIP Experience to your next virtual birthday…

Get Outside with your Family!

Outdoor Activity Cards – Week 3 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…