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HERON Festival details set

March 5, 2012

Come on out and join in on the 1st annual HERON Festival at Holland Ponds park in Shelby Twp.  The Festival is set for May 12th, 2012, 9am-60m. There will be Bus Shuttles running all day between Holland Ponds and the Shadbush Nature Center, for easy parking.

besides the Video close-up viewing of the Heron Nests, there will be Horse draw Wagon tours of the park, Bird banding, and Pond dipping. Access to Bluebird boxes and nests are also on the agenda.

Back at the Nature Center there will be a LIVE Birds of Prey demo with live Eagles and Owls. The days activities will close with free Campfire Vittles around the Campfire pit behind the Nature Center. A whole days activities based around the returning Great Blue Herons at Holland Ponds Park. The largest Heron nesting site in S.E.Michigan. Come on out and join us for a wonderful nature filled day at the Parks and Shadbush Nature Center.

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