Items Tagged with 'Blandford Nature Center'


Change Ups: Blandford Nature Center founder receives inaugural award

July 14, 2017
Blandford Nature Center founder and former director Mary Jane Dockeray is the inaugural recipient of the Association of Nature Center Administrators’ ANCA President’s Award for foundational leadership in the Nature and Environmental Learning Center Profession. Read More

121-acre nature area opens on ex-golf course

July 13, 2017
A new 121-acre nature area at a former golf course on the West Side is opening to the public. Read More

Nonprofit exceeds $10.3M fundraising goal

June 6, 2017
A gift from an out-of-state donor has allowed a local nature center to finish its three-year capital campaign ahead of schedule with more funds than requested. Read More

Partners buy golf course

February 6, 2017
A pair of local partners have purchased a former 121-acre golf course in town and plan to turn the property into a natural area with community recreation and educational opportunities. Read More

Nonprofit receives $1.3M grant from foundation

November 22, 2016
A Grand Rapids nonprofit is nearing its $10.3-million goal, thanks to a grant from a local family foundation. Read More

Nature center begins $3.3M expansion

March 17, 2016
A $3.3-million expansion is underway at a local nature center. Read More

Brewery Vivant, Blandford pair for new taste

June 25, 2013
Looking for a new beer with a breakfast flavor? Read More