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July 2, 2022
1pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Making Goose Feather Pens with Kids

Saturday, July 2nd at 1:00 pm. Recommended ages 5-10 years old. Kids will search for feathers (previously placed for them to find). A quick demonstration on the parts of a feather along with a short history on feathers used as a writing instrument will be presented. Kids will make their very own ink and feather pen and […]

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July 30, 2022
12pm to 4 pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Playing with Pottery

Playing with Pottery Saturday and Sunday, July 30-31 Noon-4 PM- pottery wheel throwing demonstrations 1 PM: Pinch pot and coil pot construction for all ages 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 […]

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June 26, 2022

What Can I Eat with this Beak?

What Can I Eat with This Beak? Sunday, June 26, 2:00 p.m. Through discussion, a game, and a garden activity, children will learn about birds and how birds adapt to their habitat. Students will use items to represent different types of bird beaks attempting to pick up a variety of foods as a bird might. […]

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June 23, 2022
Noon to 4pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Playing with Pottery

Playing with Pottery Thursday, June 23 Noon-4 PM- pottery wheel throwing demonstrations 1 PM: Pinch pot and coil pot construction for all ages 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 […]

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June 12, 2022
12 pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Nature Bracelets

Nature Bracelets Sunday, June 12, 12:00 p.m. Children will use observation and classifying skills to find objects in nature to make into a bracelet(s) during a short outside walk on the island. Recommended ages: 4-6 years. Immediately following the walk, families can use these skills inside the center and visit with the education animals. Suggested […]

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April 16, 2022
6:30 pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Habitat Walk

Special Event of Salamander Days: Saturday, April 16th, 6:30 pm. *Walk is cancelled this evening due to the weather. A new date will be posted as soon as the weather becomes more favorable.* Habitat Walk-Guided, family-friendly, reptile & amphibian interpretive bog walk. Please wear appropriate footwear for wet weather. Questions? Contact us via email at […]

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February 6, 2022
3pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Introduction to Leave No Trace

Introduction to Leave No Trace Sunday, February 6th at 3:00 pm. The program will last approximately 45 minutes. An activity-based introduction to the principles and ethics of Leave No Trace. Help your kids understand how to interact with nature in a safe and sustainable way. Recommended ages: 5-10 years. Please register by emailing moosewoodnc@gmail.com with names […]

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December 19, 2021
2pm to 4pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments

Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments: Sunday, December 19th from 2 – 4 pm. We found the perfect way to catch that holiday spirit. Visit the nature center to make homemade ornaments with just everyday ingredients you probably already have on-hand: flour, salt and water. Salt dough is fun to mold and can last indefinitely once it […]

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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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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