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Catalyst Radio: Blandford Nature Center offers acres of natural ecosystem land within the city

Michigan’s natural resource beauty is on display within the city limits of Grand Rapids, at Blandford Nature Center.

About Catalyst Radio

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center, with producer and host Linda Gellasch. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social change and community support, examines media and free speech issues, and takes a look at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center Website.

Past Catalyst Radio episodes are archived on The Rapidian.

Blandford Nature Center is offering a Snowshoe With Your Sweetie event Feb. 13 and 14.

Blandford Nature Center is offering a Snowshoe With Your Sweetie event Feb. 13 and 14. /Blandford Nature Center

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Blandford Nature Center is a natural land resource within the city of Grand Rapids of nearly 150 acres reflecting various ecosystems, featuring a nature center, hiking trails, a farm, and wildlife education center.

Now functioning as a nonprofit, fully supported by the community, continues its mission of educating, engaging and empowering, to become stewards of the natural world.

In studio to feature some of the activities at this longtime local preserve -- including the upcoming Valentine’s event Snowshow With Your Sweetie next weekend -- is new president and CEO at Blandford Nature Center, Jason Meyer.



Michigan-made music featured in this edition of Catalyst Radio comes from Breathe Owl Breathe, with the song “Ferns Move,” from the release Passages of Pegasus.

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