Midland Business Alliance

Chippewa Nature Center

  • Attractions
  • Entertainment, Recreation
400 S. Badour Rd.
Midland, MI 48640-8661
(989) 631-0830
(989) 631-7070 (fax)
Hours:
Visitor Center open 8-5 Mon-Sat and 12-5 Sun and select holidays. 19 miles of trails open daily.
  • About

    Chippewa Nature Center offers 1,200 acres for exploration, 19 miles of trails, Nature Preschool, Nature Day Camp, programs year-round, canoe/kayak launches, a free Visitor Center and more!

  • Jobs

    Interpretive Naturalist
    Category: Education
    Join a team of passionate, professional naturalists who seek to help people make meaningful connections with the natural world. Through kayak trips, hikes, frog catching and more, our naturalists welcome people of all ages to connect with nature through hands-on, engaging experiences. Position Objective: To provide high quality natural and cultural history programs to visitors at CNC as well as ...read more

    Contact

    Jenn Kirts
    Phone:(989) 631-0830
    Fax:(989) 631-7070
    Arboretum and Grounds Laborer
    Category: Environment
    Job Summary: CNC is in search for a hard worker who has plant experience and a passion to work in its Arboretum and to take care of its grounds. This includes planting, caging, and watering large amounts of trees; removing brush, mulching around trees, weed whipping and weeding. Mapping and taking inventories of both woody and herbaceous plants and working with volunteers may also be ...read more

    Contact

    Tom Lenon
    Phone:(989) 631-0830
    Fax:(989) 631-7070
    Summer 2019 Invasive Exotic Plant Control Crew
    Category: Environment
    Help with ecosystem restoration by removing invasive exotic plants so that a diversity of native species once again thrive. Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Control non-native plant species using physical and chemical means, with the goal of helping to restore selected Nature Center ecosystems back to a more natural state 2. Safely and properly use powered brush saws, pole pruners, hand ...read more

    Contact

    Tom Lenon
    Phone:(989) 631-0830
    Fax:(989) 631-7070
  • Whom to Contact

    • Ms. Jenn Kirts
      Director of Programs
      Phone: (989) 631-0830
  • Directions

    From downtown Midland, take Poseyville Rd to St Charles (name changes to Pine River). Follow ~3 miles, turn right at Badour Rd. From M20, take Homer to Prairie. From Freeland, take Ashby to Badour.