Frogs and turtles and bats—oh my!

The Rochester Hills Museum has announced summer environmental programs.

Admission is free for museum members; nonmember fees are $5 for adults, $3 for children (5+), and seniors (60+). To register, call (248) 656-4663 or e-mail

Fascinating Frogs and Toads

Saturday, June 30 from 1- 2 p.m.

Can you tell the difference between a frog and a toad? Hop on over to the Rochester Hills Museum and join us as we investigate how frogs and toads are different and what their role is in the ecosystem. Fascinating Frogs will include a story, craft, and nature walk.

Terrific Turtles

Saturday, July 31 from 1-2 p.m.

Did you know that Michigan’s state reptile is a turtle? At Terrific Turtles, guests will learn about

species of turtles found in Michigan and in the Rochester area. This program will include indoor and outdoor activities, a story, and a walk along Stoney Creek for evidence of turtles.

Evening Nature Talk and Walk

Saturday, August 25 from 7-9 p.m.

How are animals able to find their food at night without running into trees and other objects? Come and learn the illuminating answer. The Organization for Bat Conservation will provide a live animal show from 7-8 p.m. on Michigan’s nocturnal animals. Following the show, Museum staff will be leading some fun outdoor activities. The deadline to register for Evening Nature Talk and Walk is August 20.

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