Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway news and events.

We’re Hiring for Summer 2020

The ODC Network is now hiring summer naturalist seasonal staff and interns. These positions run from May to August. The primary responsibilities will include animal husbandry, assisting with programs and camps, and staffing the ODC Visitors Center and DeGraaf Nature Center. We are looking for highly motivated applicants who have great communication skills and a…

Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours The following are our hours of operation for the Administrative Office and Visitors Center through the Christmas and New Year holidays. December 24 – 9 am to 12 pm December 25 – CLOSED December 31 – 9 am to 12 pm January 1 – CLOSED

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…

Volunteer at Homestead Holiday

Homestead Holiday December 14 at DeGraaf Nature Center from 11 am to 3 pm Looking for volunteer opportunities? This is an easy and fun time volunteering at the nature center. There are crafts, cookies and hot chocolate, and holiday fun! Homestead Holiday Page Sign-up to volunteer

#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…

Ribbon Cutting on Nature Playground

Ribbon Cutting at the Nature Playground at Holland Language Academy Join us as we open the new natural play and learn space for the students at Holland Language Academy. The students at HLA have been patiently waiting for the construction of this new resource to be completed. The students will assist with the ribbon cutting…

Upcoming Explorer Network Trips

Join us for an adventure in 2020! We have two new trips being offered next year that you might find interesting. As always we strive to provide experiences that are unique, memorable and help you explore places that you might not have visited in the past. Let us know if you have any questions or would…