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Sat, Nov 20


Detroit Exploration and Nature Center

BttLC Urban Forest School November 2021

Let's Join CLEAN WATER FOR BENTON HARBOR! Urban Forest Schoolers will participate in a commUNITY driven donation drive accepting prepackaged, bottled water to send to Benton Harbor, MI in response to the water crisis affecting their commUNITY. Rain or shine... (unless thunder & lightening storm)

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BttLC Urban Forest School November 2021
BttLC Urban Forest School November 2021

Time & Location

Nov 20, 2021, 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM EST

Detroit Exploration and Nature Center , 1313 W Seven Mile Rd, Detroit, MI 48203, USA

About the event

Meet us at the D.E.N (Detroit Exploration and Nature Center) parking lot on the Southwest corner of 7 mile and Woodward. Please arrive prior to 11am to allow for parking and check-in with Black To The Land Coalition. 

A portion of the programming will involve participation in the water bottle donation drive. Afterwards, Urban Forest Schoolers will have a chance to meet participants and continue our outdoor learning while on a guided nature walk. Masks and social distancing are required.

Rain or shine... (unless thunder & lightening storm) 

  • Check the weather prior to venturing out. 
  • Dress in layers, wear head protection like hats, sunglasses, wear footwear that can handle muddy conditions
  • Check your email and/or text for updates, cancellations, etc
  • Healthy snack provided
  • Stay home if you or your family are experiencing Covid-19 symptoms

Target demographic: 

  • BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People Of Color) 
  • Youth ages 0 to 10 years old
  • Older siblings, families and friends are welcome 

Urban Forest School allows nature to teach us and permits children to engage naturally in the space. The principle goals are for children to grow as protectors of nature, take note of what's happening around them and overall nature appreciation. Families interact with their youth, no drop offs. Think about how you can continue to engage your youth at home as you become more comfortable exploring around in your own backyard or neighborhood. Look out for opportunities to revisit these Urban Forest School locations independently with your extended family and friends. 

A note about RSVPs: Starting in March 2021 we will be taking note of registrants that hold space on our registration list but fail to show up at our FREE, we ain't got money to waste, high vibrational events that we curate for our community. If found in violation as a no-call, no-show, you may forfeit your family's chance to participate in future events by a 3 month probationary period or longer. It's just plain ol' unfair to those eager to attend but get placed on the waitlist---which happens for EVERY one of our Black To The Land Coalition events. We dope, so...folx want to come learn and vibe out. But please, as things come up and life happens, be community-minded and think about others that could benefit by reaching out to us via email to cancel your spot: or call Ms. Djenaba Ali at 248-820-0782. Thanking you in advance 

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