Events

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October 24, 2021
2pm-4pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Presque Isle Park Clean-Up

Litter happens whether it is intentional or not. It is unsightly and collects on our beaches, waterways, hanging from tree branches, and along our streets and parking lots.  Litter may be a problem, but we as a community can take steps to help keep it pristine. MooseWood Nature Center and the Northern Michigan University’s Medicinal […]

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October 9, 2021
MooseWood Nature Center

Harvest Festival

Please join us for a 2-day weekend event as we celebrate our natural world and the autumn season. Saturday Activities- 8:00 am: Birding the Bog Walk and Presque Isle Scot Stewart will lead a birding walk from the center through the Bog Walk and parts of Presque Isle. We will walk about a mile or […]

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September 25, 2021
9am to 1pm
MooseWood Nature Center

“Cans for Critters” Can and Plastic Bottle Drive

The “Cans for Critter” Can and Plastic Bottle Drive is Back!   Are you still storing cans and plastic bottles in your garage? Are they spilling out of your closet? Don’t like the mess? Consider donating your returnable cans and plastic bottles to the MooseWood Nature Center. The drive will provide the nature center with valuable […]

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October 16, 2021
12pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Dino Dig

Dino Dig When- Saturday, October 16th Time- 12:00 p.m. What is Paleontology? Paleontology is the study of ancient life, from dinosaurs to prehistoric plants, mammals, fish, insects, fungi, and even microbes. Kids 8 years-old and up are invited to participate in the very first “Dino Dig.” This one-hour long program will have young “Paleontologists” learning about […]

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August 14, 2021
12pm and 2pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Dino Dig

Dino Dig When- Saturday, August 14th Times- 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Each session will last about 1 hour. What is Paleontology? Paleontology is the study of ancient life, from dinosaurs to prehistoric plants, mammals, fish, insects, fungi, and even microbes. Kids 8 years-old and up are invited to particiapate in the very first “Dino Dig.” […]

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August 21, 2021
10 am
MooseWood Nature Center

Photography Workshop

Photography Workshops Offered- When: Saturday, August 21st This photography workshop is open to photographers ages 11 years and older.  Photographers are invited to bring their own digital camera or phones with cameras to the workshop.  A $10 donation is suggested.  Introduction to Nature Photography: 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. This workshop is designed to familiarize the beginner […]

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August 22, 2021
4pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Creature Feature Sunday

Creature Feature Sunday In this series of select Sundays, guests will have a unique up-close animal experience and discover how these animals are adapted to their natural habitat, some interesting facts and why these animals are so cool! The program may include: a craft, feeding, or activity. Guests may hold the animal if they wish […]

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August 28, 2021
12 pm to 4 pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Pottery Throwing

When people talk about throwing pottery, they generally mean the process from the time the clay touches the wheel to the time the wheel is stopped. In this more general (and most commonly used) sense, throwing is the entire activity of shaping the clay on the potter’s wheel. Join us for a pottery wheel demonstration […]

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October 25, 2020
12pm to 4pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Paint and Post

Paint and Post Sunday,  October 25th from 12:00 to 4:00 pm.   Pick up a FREE “Kid-Size” Pumpkin and Decorating Kit **while supplies last**   No-Contact pickup due to COVID-19   What to Do: Decorate your free Pumpkin (using materials provided or use what you have at home). Choose from paint or vinyl sticker kits. […]

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September 11, 2020

“Get Out and Explore!” Photography Contest

Enter the 2020-21 “Get Out and Explore!” Photography Contest 9/21/21 Update: Photo submissions are closed and decisions will be made by the end of the month. Winners will be announced at the end of the month.   The MooseWood Nature Center invites amateur photograhers  to enter the “Get Out and Explore!” Photography Contest – the competition […]

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About

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