Posted by – Dale Mathes, Code Enforcement Officer
Area Boy Scouts will be visiting Auburn Hills’ E. Dale Fisk Hawk Woods Nature Center for Merit Badge Week, March 14th through 18th, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. During this week, Mike Mansour, a naturalist at Hawk Woods and also a certified Boy Scout Merit Badge Counselor, will guide the scouts through the process of earning any of ten merit badges (scouting has over one hundred).
March 14th – Bird Studies / Citizenship in the World
March 15th – Environmental Science / Fish and Wildlife
March 16th – Forestry / Geology
March 17th – Nature / Plant Science
March 18th – Sustainability/ Weather
Registration fees consist of a 20-pound bag of black oil sunflowers seeds for the wild birds of Hawk Woods Nature Center (That’s a bag for each badge sought).
The Nature Center is located at 3799 Bald Mountain Road in Auburn Hills. For more information and registration go to www.auburnhills.org or call Parks and Recreation at (248) 370-9353.
Remember, Scouts: “Be Prepared” and bring those bags of seed.