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June 19, 2020
MooseWood Nature Center

Cans for Critters

  The “Can for Critters” can and bottle drive is now complete. We are no longer accepting cans, plastic, or bottles. Thank you for your support. After October 31st we ask that you donate you cans and bottles to the Vista Theatre in Negaunee. They need assistance for a new roof! Thank you!  

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July 11, 2020
10:00 am to 4:00 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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June 13, 2020
3:00 pm.
Meet at MooseWood. Presque Isle Park.

Presque Isle Park Clean-Up

We all love to drive and visit Presque Isle Park for its scenery, animals and location. With the release of restrictions from Covid-19, the increase in traffic makes keeping Presque Isle Park clean extremely difficult. Many times, we don’t stop to recognize the impact our footprints make on the island. Moosewood Nature Center is partnering […]

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March 21, 2020
10am to 2pm
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Maple Sugaring Demo

**Due to the recent health concerns related to the Coronovirus, the Maple Sugaring Demo is being postponed. We hope to reschedule this program sometime in April. Our highest priority is the health and safety of our program participants. We encourage you and your family to spend time in nature allowing nature to recharge your spirit and […]

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January 17, 2020
6pm for presentation
MooseWood Nature Center

Search for Marquette Owls

MooseWood will host an owling event Friday,  January 17 to look for northern hawk, barred and great horn owls in Marquette. The evening will begin with a twilight search starting at 5:15 on Wright Street just east of Presque Isle Avenue for the northern hawk owl that has been hunting in the old city composting […]

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December 21, 2019
12pm to 2pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Baking Soda Christmas Ornaments

Baking Soda Christmas Ornaments: Saturday, December 21st from 12 – 2 pm. We found the perfect way to catch that holiday spirit. Visit the nature center to make homemade ornaments with just two everyday ingredients you probably already have on-hand: baking soda and corn starch. Corn starch dough is fun to mold and can last […]

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December 7, 2019
1pm to 3pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Birch Bark Angel Craft

Local birch bark artist, Rick Eckloff will offer a hands-on program on Saturday, December 7th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. 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. Other birch bark craft will be on display […]

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October 25, 2019
7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Haunted Bog Walk: 20 years of Frights!

Who is the MooseWood Nature Center? MooseWood Nature Center is a non-profit nature center open year-round located on Presque Park Marquette. Each year we hold our biggest Halloween fundraiser of the year, the Haunted Bog Walk. This fundraiser helps support costs to operate the nature center, food and animal care for our live animal exhibits, […]

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September 14, 2019
9am to 4 pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Community Rummage Sale & Bake Sale

3rd Annual Community & Bake Sale Thank you to the Marquette Community who donated their gently used items and yummy baked goodies during last years event. With your continued help we hope to continue to make this an annual fundraiser for your local nature center. This years Community Rummage & Bake Sale takes place Friday, September 6th; […]

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September 29, 2019
2pm to 4pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Open House and Unveiling of Shelldon’s New Home!

  The MooseWood Nature Center is happy to announce the long awaited reveiling of Shelldon’s New Home through an Open House on Sunday, September 29th from 2pm to 4pm filled with activities, programs and giveaways. Shelldon’s New Home provides a larger and more naturalistic environment promoting his overall well-being and offering an impactful educational experience for […]

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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