Cans for Critters



Finally, June 15th has finally arrived and we can start returning all the returnables we have in our garages, closets, and back of our cars.

Please consider donating returnable cans to MooseWood as we are collecting them to raise some much needed funds for the nature center.

During our “Cans for Critters” fundraiser we will begin accepting your rinsed cans beginning this weekend.

Please drop off your rinsed cans in paper bags or in plastic bags.

*Friday, June 19 and 26 from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
*Saturday and Sunday, June 20 and 21 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
*Thursday, June 25th from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
*Sunday, June 28th from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
July dates:
*Thursdays in July- 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
*Fridays in July- 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 from 12:00 – 2:00 pm
August dates:
*Thursdays in August- 6, 13, 20, 27 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
*Fridays in August- 7, 14, 21, 28 from 12:00 – 2:00 pm

Additional dates and times for drop off will be posted very soon.

If you are elderly and are still sheltering in place, please send us an email at and we can make a driveway pick-up. Volunteers will wear masks and will social distance during the pick-up.

Thank you!


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.


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

Phone: (906) 228-6250