Cool Resources

Sturgeon Festival
The Sturgeon Festival is a family-friendly event, sponsored by Friends of the St. Clair River, centered on providing close encounters with the “Giants of the Great Lakes.”

Blue Water Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
Plan an out-of-town visit to the Pine River Nature Center.

Michigan Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitators
The nature center does not accept injured animals. Check this online list for a local contact.

Critter Catchers Inc.
Provides humane bat removal and wildlife control for Michigan residents.

Michigan Bat Removal Services
Provides full-service wildlife control including, attic restorations, raccoon removal, bat removal, skunk removal and much more.

St. Clair County's Stormwater Program
Local water quality information.

St. Clair County Earth Fair
Is held at the Goodells County Park every April and brings thousands of visitors in contact with environmentally friendly businesses.

BHB Enterprises
Reptile shows and breeding.
View the show Snake Bytes recorded at the Pine River Nature Center

Monarch Watch
Monarch Watch is an educational outreach program based at the University of Kansas that engages citizen scientists in large-scale research projects.

Arts and Scraps store and The Scrap Box store
Craft ideas to reduce the impact on landfills. If you can't recycle, make it into something new!

Recycling in St. Clair County
Information on hazardous waste, recycling, county information and other topics.

Michigan Nature Association
Help protect the Painted Trillium.

Blue Water Audubon Society
This local birdwatching group offers field trips and meetings.

Association of Nature Center Administrators (ANCA)
Non-profit group for administrators of nature centers across the country.


Pledge to Play 

Get outdoors

St. Clair County has compiled a brochure listing the free parks and outdoor play areas in the county. The sites are divided by region, so you can easily find something near you.

Download a copy