Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway news and events.

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…

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,…

Visitors Center Closed

Visitors Center Closed Until April 13
In light of the spread of the coronoavirus and in the interest of public health safety, the Helen O Brower Visitors Center will be closed to the public through April 13.

Please use the DeGraaf Nature Center trails responsibly.

NO Maple Sugar Time – March 14 & 21

Maple Sugar Time Cancelled for March 14 & 21 We are sad to report that we will are cancelling our Maple Sugar Time events for this season due to Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order about large group gatherings and the COVID-19 outbreak. Check back with us later in the spring to see how we did making…

Maple Sugar Time

Saturday, March 14 & 21 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Maple Sugar Time is a family-friendly event that takes place at the City of Holland’s Van Raalte Farm where the sap will be flowing and the sugar house steaming! Join us as we tap trees, gather sap, and watch the evaporator boil the liquid down into real maple…

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…