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February 11, 2017
2:00 p.m.
MooseWood Nature Center

Birds Need Love Too! Making Valentine’s Treats for Our Feathered Friends

Join us on Saturday, February 11th at 2:00 p.m. Spread some LOVE to the birds by making some winter treats and decorating a love tree for the birds. Then, we’ll enjoy a winter walk with binoculars around the bog for some bird watching. The more we chip in and help our wintering birds, the better their […]

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January 20, 2017
6:30 p.m.
MooseWood Nature Center and than car pooling to site

Night Hike: Owls

Join us for a brief presentation and a winter walk on Friday, January 20th, 6:30 p.m. We may hear Great Horned, Great Gray, Barred, or Saw-Whet owls. This time of year these mysterious birds make themselves known to each other by calling for mates and defining their territory. By late February, early March, mating pairs […]

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January 14, 2017
3:00 p.m.
MooseWood Nature Center

Owl Pellet Dissection

Saturday, January 14th at 3:00 p.m. What is an owl pellet? An owl pellet is the compressed undigested animal parts such as bones, teeth, feathers, fur, and claws that is regurgitated (coughed up from the beak). All owls produce pellets and dissecting them is a great way to find out what they eat. Owls are […]

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December 3, 2016
1pm to 3pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Birch Bark Angels

Birch Bark Angels Saturday, December 3rd, 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Local birch bark artist, Rick Eckloff will offer a hands-on program on how to make birch bark and acorn angels. These ornaments will look great on Christmas trees, as tags for gifts or as a gift for a loved one. This program is suitable for […]

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October 13, 2016
Meet 5:45 pm with start time of 6:00 pm.
Off site location

Mushroom Identification for Beginners: October 13th

Registration for the second class is now open! A limited number of registrations will be accepted. Once the class is full, registrations will no longer be accepted. The class size is being limited so that attendees will have a more personalized experience. Thank you for your understanding.  Pre-registration is required. Please send an email with […]

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October 21, 2016
7:30 to 10:00 pm
MooseWood Nature Center

HALLOWEEN HAUNTED BOG WALK FUNDRAISER

This year is our 17th annual event! with a theme of: Halloween Nightmares. What is the Haunted Bog Walk? You and 12-14 other brave souls are led through the Haunted Bog Walk. On your 18-20 minute walk, your wits will be tested as you encounter ghouls, ghosts, spirits and other scary creatures of the night. […]

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August 26, 2016
2pm
MooseWood Nature Center

What Tree is That?

What Tree is That? Friday, August 26th, 2:00 pm   Matt Watkeys, Forester for Marquette-Alger Conservation District, will lead a workshop in identifying local trees in the full flush of their summer foliage. Learn them now so when the leaves are gone, you can spot them by the less obvious clues of bark, twig, and […]

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July 10, 2016
11am to 5pm
Steinhaus Market 1651 S. Front St, Marquette, MI 49855

BBQ at Steinhaus Market for MooseWood

Join us on Sunday, July 10th from 11:00 – 5:00 pm. for a community BBQ at Steinhaus Market benefiting MooseWood Nature Center.  Tickets are $10 each and include admission and a fabulous BBQ chicken and pulled pork meal served by our friends of the Steinhaus Market. Pick up your pre-sale tickets at the Market, MooseWood Nature Center during […]

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June 16, 2016
6:30pm
Northern Michigan University Mead Auditorium, West Science Building, located at 2701 Presque Isle Avenue in Marquette

June 16th Annual Meeting Planned: “George Shiras, His U.P. Legacy and the Migratory Bird Act”

The MooseWood Nature Center will host its annual meeting on Thursday, June 16, at 6:30 p.m. at Northern Michigan Universities Mead Auditorium, West Science Building, located at 2701 Presque Isle Avenue in Marquette. The public is welcome. A short business meeting will take place, beginning at 6:30 pm. President Scot Stewart will facilitate the election […]

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May 28, 2016
8:15am to 10:00am
MooseWood Nature Center

Superiorland Birding Festival: Birding the Bog II

This years birding festival will consist of a series of six birding adventures led by community birding experts. All birding skills are welcome. Due to the Bogs popularity we’ve added an additional program at the Bog. Birding the Bog II will be held Saturday, May 28th from 8:15 am to 10:00 am. Cost: Free to public […]

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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