A self-guided tour of the sanctuary waterways using the provided map and brochure. (Canoes and kayaks are available for rent)
A hands-on environmental science summerprogram for kids ages 5 - 10. Sponsored by the City of Alpena Wildlife Sanctuary Board, the River Rats program is free to participants, and funded with grants and donations.
Invasive Species Management
Artist in Residence
Projects, Links, & Partners
Links to projects involved with the River Center
Offers professional artists the opportunity to pursue the artistic discipline of freshwater themed art while being surrounded by a unique urban ecosystem.
Water Quality Monitoring
The Donate button above will take you directly to the CFNEM River Center website. Complete the form to make your donation at any time.
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Embedded in the hillside of Duck Park, TBRC will be
TBRC can only happen with
Field based invasive species management training is offered in collaboration with Alpena Public Schools and Alpena Community College
On going water quality monitoring activities take place in partnership with schools throughout the Thunder Bay River Watershed.
Blue Heron Water Trail