Eastman Nature Center

Tapping sugar maple trees at Eastman Nature Center  By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   Swish, swish, crunch, crunch. The sound of little feet could be heard pitter-pattering through the snowy trails Sunday at the Eastman Nature Center in Dayton. Families gathered to learn how to tap a maple tree for its sweet sap. “You [...]

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It’s cold outside, but inside Eastman Nature Center it is pretending it’s warm and sunny. Join in Friday, Jan. 24, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. or Saturday, Jan. 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Eastman Nature Center, in Elm Creek Park Reserve, Dayton, for its annual Winter Beach Party. Build sand sculptures [...]

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The Eastman Nature Center at Elm Creek Park was packed with perhaps record crowds as the newly renovated center hosted hundreds of little egg-hunters and their parents Friday, March 29. So many people attended the event that parking overflowed along the entire driveway leading up to the center. And why not, with so many offerings. [...]

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Area young kids took advantage of the “beach” and “fishing” during the Eastman Nature Center’s annual Winter Beach Party. Party-goers were able to build sand sculptures, dig for seashells, play beach games, race minnows and learn to hula during the Jan. 25 and 26 events. There was also the opportunity to see live animals, get [...]

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Families can shovel sand, not snow. Everyone is invited to join in Friday, Jan. 25 or Saturday, Jan. 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Eastman Nature Center in Elm Creek Park Reserve, Dayton, for its annual “Winter Beach Party.” Build sand sculptures while playing at our indoor “beach.” No need for sunscreen [...]

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Come celebrate the grand re-opening of the bigger and better Eastman Nature Center Sunday, Oct. 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Eastman Nature Center, in Elm Creek Park Reserve in Dayton. Enjoy refreshments, an opening ceremony at 2 p.m., face painting, and puppet shows. Event-goers can make and decorate their own hiking staff, [...]

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Doors expected to open on Labor Day Construction at Eastman Nature Center hit a snag this winter with steel beam fabrication delays. It continues to remain a few weeks behind schedule but progress is being made. The roof is finished and the hot water solar panels are up. The electrical conduit, air exchange ductwork, and [...]

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