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July 19, 2017
10:00 am. to 12:00 pm.
MooseWood Nature Center

Nicole’s Reptile Adventures: Snakes!

Nicole’s Reptile Adventure – Part 2: Snakes! “Ssslither on in to learn about Michigan’s scaly friends!” Date & Time: Wednesday, July 19th, 10:00 am. – 12:00 pm. Recommended ages: 5 – 13 years Suggested donation: $5/adult or $10/family Description: Nicole will present an overview of the more interesting species of snakes out of the 17 […]

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June 14, 2017
10:00 am. to 12:00 pm.
MooseWood Nature Center

Nicole’s Reptile Adventure: Turtles!

Nicole’s Reptile Adventure – Part 1: Turtles! “Dude! Swim on by and learn about Michigan’s turtles! It’ll be totally righteous!!” Date & Time: Wednesday, June 14th, 10:00 am. – 12:00 pm. Recommended ages: 5 – 13 years Suggested donation: $5/adult or $10/family Description: Nicole will present an overview of the 10 species of turtles found […]

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June 24, 2017
6:30 pm.
To be Announced

MooseWood Nature Center Hosts Annual Meeting

Join us for a celebration of 2016’s accomplishments on Saturday, June 24 at 6:30 pm. and enjoy a presentation by Geof Smith on his solo canoe expedition through Alaska’s Brooks Range. The event will take place at NMU’s Seaborg Center, room #2806. Smith’s expedition was a solo venture covering 650 miles and lasting 51 days. […]

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May 30, 2017
5:30 pm.
Presque Isle Bog Walk parking lot

Spring Wild Edibles-Identification

Join us on Tuesday, May 30th at 5:30 pm. for a Spring Wild Edibles-Identification class to develop and/or further ones love for nature and to spread it to all; to appreciate and respect what mother earth has to offer and to take advantage of the earths generosity, in a good way. Outdoors-man,  Brandon Young hopes to […]

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June 27, 2017
4pm to 9pm
Aubree's Pizzeria & Grill, Marquette

MooseWood Dine to Donate at Aubree’s

Dine to Donate at Aubree’s Pizzeria & Grill Tuesday, June 27th 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Have dinner at Aubrees in Marquette anytime between 4pm and 9pm and help support MooseWood Nature Center! 15% of your bill will be donated to your nature center. Just present your server with the printed flyer (from your smart […]

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March 24, 2017
6:00 pm.
Seaborg Center Northern Michigan University 1401 Presque Isle Avenue Marquette, MI 49855

Predator-Prey Project: White-tailed Deer Survival in Michigan

Join MooseWood Nature Center for an informational program about the Michigan Predator-Prey Project on Friday, March 24th at 6:00 pm. at Northern Michigan University’s Seaborg Center, room 2806. The Seaborg Center is located on the second floor of the West Science Building, which is accessible from Elizabeth Harden Drive. Suggested donations of $5 per person or $10 […]

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March 1, 2017
4:15 - 6:15 pm.
MooseWood Nature Center

Winter After-School Junior Naturalist Program Offered

Attention Graveraet School Students- Grades 3, 4, and 5 Retired Ranger, David Kronk (formerly of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore) will offer a Winter After-School Program offering natural resources, science education, outdoor explorations and games in cooperation with Graveraet School, MooseWood Nature Center and Northern Michigan University. All programs will start at the Moosewood Nature Center. Students should […]

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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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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