The Ford House

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House tells the story of the home life of a prominent American family.

Event Details

April 22, 2017 @ 8:00am - 1:00pm | Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
1100 Lake Shore Rd.

Welcome Back Birds

Celebrate Spring and the return of our feathered friends with a day filled with bird-themed activities on the grounds of the estate!  

There will be lots of hands-on and learning fun actitivites for the whole family, including making a sun-catcher to take home to help protect birds!

Scheduled activities include:

  • 8 AM-1 PM Crafts and hands-on learning activities
  • 8:15 AM-Guided bird walks by Wild Birds Unlimited of Grosse Pointe Woods*
  • 9:15 AM-Guided bird walks by Wild Birds Unlimited of Grosse Pointe Woods*
  • 9:15 AM- Peregrine Recovery Discussion
  • 10:15 AM- Guided bird walks by Wild Birds Unlimited of Grosse Pointe Woods*
  • 10:15 AM- Birds of prey demonstration
  • 10:15 AM- DNR presentation on warblers
  • 11:15 AM- Bird banding talk
  • 12:15 AM- Birds of prey demonstration

*Guided bird walks will be offered at 8:15 AM, 9:15 AM, and 10:15 AM. Each session is first come, first served, and you will reserve your bird walk time at check-in.

Thanks to our partners:

  • Wild Birds Unlimited- Grosse Pointe Woods
  • Grosse Pointe Audubon Society
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn
  • Michigan DNR- Outdoor Adventure Center
  • Leslie Science and Nature Center

The event is rain or shine. Ticket sales are final. Tickets are $12 non-members, $10 members, children 2 and under are free.