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Do you enjoy spending time outdoors in nature? Are you into native plants, birds, butterflies, and other members of the natural community? Join Michigan Audubon at our sanctuary stewardship workdays, weekly on Wednesdays from April through October, at Capital City Bird Sanctuary! We will combine fun facts and learning basic stewardship skills with taking care of our local bird sanctuary.

This little-known preserve is a great place to spot breeding Eastern Bluebird, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Warbling Vireo, and Eastern Kingbird. Help us protect this urban nature preserve by removing invasive woody shrubs and encouraging native habitats. Please come prepared for outdoor work; wear long pants, long sleeves, close-toed shoes, and a hat. Bring leather work gloves, water, snacks, insect repellent, and sunscreen, although we will have extras on hand. This event is weather dependent. If an event is canceled, all those who RSVP will receive an email by 5 p.m. the day before.

Contact Linnea Rowse at or 517-580-7364 with any questions or to RSVP.

We hope to see you at the sanctuary!

Meet at the volunteer parking lot at 6001 Delta River Dr., Lansing, MI 48906

From Waverly: head west at the intersection of Waverly and Delta River Drive. After 1.5 miles, you will see an open lot with downed trees along the south side of the road. Slow for the hidden, gated driveway on the south side of the road.
From I-69: head east on W. Saginaw Hwy and after 1 mile, turn north on Creyts. Continue on Creyts (becomes Webster at Willow Hwy) until it dead-ends at Delta River Drive. Turn east and drive 0.1 mile, past Hawk Meadow Park, and slow around the curve to find the hidden, gated driveway on the south side of the road.