Events

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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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May 5, 2016
3:30 to 5:30pm
MooseWood Nature Center

“Junior Naturalist” After-School Program

After many years since our last after-school program at Birchview Elementary in Ishpeming, MooseWood Nature Center is happy to announce that we will once again be offering this program. This year’s program will be offered to students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades at Graveraet Elementary School. It is our hope to grow this program […]

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April 16, 2016
1:00pm to 4pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Spring Community Climate Fair

Join us at the Spring Community Climate Fair where you and your family will learn how climate change affects the Marquette community and what you can do to get involved. Talk with experts and representatives of local organizations on how to be a good steward of the environment. Share your knowledge with others and get connected while […]

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April 12, 2016
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
MooseWood Nature Center

The Five R’s of Sustainability

This workshop aims to bring awareness to the general public about the five R’s of sustainable living: Refusing, Reducing, Reusing, Recycling, and Rotting (composting). Please join us in helping reduce our carbon footprint by making small changes to your everyday life. Feel free to bring a friend!   Audience: adults, minors must be accompanied by […]

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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