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KBS is part of Michigan State University, and offers a wide variety of both credit and non-credit educational opportunities. We are dedicated to sharing our knowledge and expertise with students of all ages!

Group Tours and Visits

As part of Michigan State University, W.K. Kellogg Biolgical Station welcomes visitors of all ages.  Certain areas of KBS are closed to the public and cannot accomodate large groups to protect ongoing research projects.  Please visit the KBS Tour page for more information on planning a group visit.

K12 Education Partnership

The K12 Partnership is a joint effort between KBS scientists and local teachers in 11 area rural school districts.

Volunteering @ KBS

KBS depends on volunteers for a wide variety of tasks, from guiding Manor House tours to checking nest boxes at the Sanctuary. Contact the facility of your choice to find out what opportunities are available for you!

Bird Sanctuary

The Bird Sanctuary offers numerous programs for all ages! From guided tours for preschoolers, to summer camps for ages 6-12, to adult ornithology courses, there's something here for everyone. Check out the events calendar to see what's coming up next.

Manor House

The Manor House offers visitors a unique glimpse into the life of W.K. Kellogg and his family. Special events, such as outdoor concerts and holiday parties, are common occurrences on the Manor House grounds.

Long-term Ecological Research (LTER) Education and Outreach

Research results from the LTER, including Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) research at KBS, are important for a wide variety of audiences, including students, scientists, farmers, policy makers and more.