Kalamazoo Nature Center

Andrew Robins / WMUK

Anyone who has a hummingbird feeder – or the right kind of flowers - in their yard has probably wondered at the tiny birds they attract. But two biologists in Kalamazoo County are doing much more. They’re helping keep track of hummingbirds by catching and banding them.

Getting More Minorities Involved In Environmental Programs

Oct 17, 2018

The Kalamazoo Nature Center is pushing to diversify its programs. That effort including a public presentation by a Michigan professor who’s studied the involvement of minorities in environmental issues and programs.

Courtesy Photo / Kalamazoo Nature Center

The Kalamazoo Nature Center has named a new CEO. The non-profit organization announced that Nathan Smallwood will take over May 7th. 

Gordon Evans / WMUK

Kalamazoo Nature Center CEO Bill Rose says following H. Lewis Batts was a little intimidating when he began the job in 1989. Rose he tried to build on the legacy that was handed off to him, and says his successor should do the same thing.

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

The sun did shine Wednesday as the Kalamazoo Nature Center unveiled a new set of solar panels. The Kalamazoo nonprofit is now set to meet about a third of its energy needs with a renewable resource.