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July 14, 2018
10 am
Presque Isle Bog Walk trail head

Guided Bog Walk

Guided Bog Walk Saturday, July 14 at 10:00 a.m.   Volunteer naturalist, Tiffany Rantanen will lead visitors on a walk along the bog walk loop trail on Presque Isle Park on Saturday, July 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Along the way, we’ll learn about the bogs formation and its interesting plant and animal […]

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April 29, 2018
2pm to 3pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Invasive Species of Lake Erie

Invasive Species of Lake Erie Sunday, April 29, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Recommended audience is 8 to 13 years-old During the Invasive Species of Lake Erie students will learn about the danger of invasive species to ecosystems and what to do in case they see an invasive species.  A presentation by Northern Michigan University students Tarra Nieman and Hannah Pickens […]

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April 21, 2018
12pm to 1pm.
MooseWood Nature Center

Web of Life

Web of Life Saturday, April 21, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Recommended audience is 8 to 12 years-old During the Web of Life you will learn about local biodiversity and how all living things are connected. A presentation by Northern Michigan University students Neil Flavin and Jules Madden that will teaching about the underlying connections between […]

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May 12, 2018
2:00 pm
Seaborg Mead Auditorium West Science Rm #2701

How to Find Agates

How to Find Agates Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.   A Presentation by Karen “the Agate Lady” Brzys       Karen Brzys, also known as the “Agate Lady” is the author of “Agates: Inside Out” and “How to Find Agates” and operates the Gitche Gumee Agate and History Museum in Grand Marais, […]

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February 23, 2018
6:30 pm.
MooseWood Nature Center

In Search of Evening Owls 2

We had such a great turn out at the February 6th program (it was standing room only in the back room) instructor, Scot Stewart has agreed to an additional presentation and outing. We hope you will be able to join us especially our guests who didn’t get to see and hear the owls during the […]

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February 2, 2018
6:30 pm
MooseWood Nature Center

In Search of Evening Owls

Join us for a brief presentation and a winter walk on Friday, February 2nd, 6:30 pm. MooseWood Nature Center invites our members, friends, and the public to learn about and interact with owls native to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Board Member, Scot Stewart will begin with an introduction to the unique hunters themselves through a short […]

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November 19, 2017
2:30 pm.
MooseWood Nature Center

“Who’s A Pollinator?” Craft

Every year volunteers decorate a tree as a part of the Peter White Public Library’s “Winter Wonderland Walk.” We would like to invite our member families and the Marquette community to come out and make some simple crafts to decorate our special tree. Entitled “Who’s A Pollinator?” our educational tree will share fun facts and […]

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December 2, 2017
1:00 pm.
MooseWood Nature Center

Birch Bark Angels

                              Local birch bark artist, Rick Eckloff will offer a hands-on program on Saturday, December 2 at 1:00 pm. on how to make birch bark and acorn angels. These ornaments will look great on Christmas trees, as tags for gifts or as a […]

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November 11, 2017
2pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Medicinal Mushroom Research & Old Growth Forests

​Have you ever experienced a family member struggling with cancer or Alzheimer’s? Have you heard how mushrooms are being used to help with depression and PTSD? With mapping of the human genome and the continuing growing body of research on epigenetics, the 200,000+ molecules in mushrooms are proving to have incredible effects on the human […]

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October 14, 2017
2pm to 4pm

‘The Hope of Fungi Amidst the 6th Mass Extinction’ : Spiritual Experience, Medicine, and Human Evolution

‘The Hope of Fungi Amidst the 6th Mass Extinction’ : Spiritual Experience, Medicine, and Human Evolution is being rescheduled to Saturday, November 11th. The program will share information on how fungi improve our health and their use in medical research. There will be an in-house discussion on fungi and the instructor will be available for more chatting […]

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MooseWood Nature Center is an independent, non-profit organization supported by memberships, donations and grants. Our mission is to celebrate nature through education and action in the Upper Peninsula.

Hours

Sat & Sun 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
or by appointment

Phone: (906) 228-6250