Welcome to KNC

Grounds open from 9am - 7:30pm daily
Visitor Center Hours:

Monday-Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 1-5pm

Daily Admission Rates
Members: Free
Adults: $7/Seniors $6
Children & Students (4-17) $4
Children 3 & Under: Free

What's the weather?
Check the Enviro-weather station located in KNC's Willard Rose Prairie.

Check out the current issue of Nature Center News!


Southwest Michigan Cultural Membership Exchange
Any member of these 5 premier attractions enjoys the added benefit of free admission to all 5 organizations during the month of May:
Guests simply present their membership card from any of the five partner organizations to enjoy free admission May 1-31.  Fees may apply for special attractions and classes. Learn more about the Cultural Exchange! 

Not yet a member?  Become a member of the Kalamazoo Nature Center here...

Nature's Way Preschool Summer Program 
Make new friends through outdoor exploration, daily nature hikes, art activities, sensory experiences and more! 6-week session begins June 13. Learn more...

Native Plant Fundraiser
Preorder plants here by Thursday, May 5 
Plant pick up: Thursday, June 9 from 4- 6 pm at the Western Michigan University Community Gardens (corner of Howard Street and Stadium Drive). Prepay by Thursday, May 5.
Would you like to consider native plants and pollinators for your garden this year? Students at KNC’s Heronwood Field Station are growing native Michigan flowering plants to provide for native bees and butterflies. This fundraiser supports science and research activities in the Conservation Biology Education for Employment course. Available plants will include common, butterfly, whorled, and blunt-leaved milkweeds, and assorted native flowering plants.

This Week at KNC

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Kalamazoo Nature Center  •  7000 North Westnedge Avenue  •  Kalamazoo, MI 49009
PHONE (269) 381-1574  •  FAX (269) 381-2557