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February 3, 2024
2pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Birding Basics: Birding in the Upper Peninsula

Birding Basics: Birding in the U.P. Saturday, February 3rd at 2:00pm.  If you’re curious about nature and want to learn more about what’s around you, birding is a great skill and a fun hobby. There are many great reasons to get into birding: it is low-cost; you can bird anywhere, anytime; a rewarding experience to […]

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January 27, 2024
3pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Mini Ecosystem: What is it and how to create your own?

Mini Ecosystem: What is it and how to create your own? Saturday, January 27th, 3:00pm. The simplest definition of an ecosystem is a community or group of living organisms that live in and interact with each other in a specific environment. This program will introduce you to how to create a mini ecosystem in your […]

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January 28, 2024
1 pm and 2:30pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Workshop: Glass, Beads, and Charms

1/15: The adult workshop at 2:30pm is now full. An additional workshop will be scheduled in February.   Workshop: Glass, Beads, and Charms Sunday, January 28th at 1:00pm (14 yrs and under- adults welcome too); and 2:30pm (Adults). Meet at MooseWood. There is a maximum of 10 people for each workshop time. Learn how to […]

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January 20, 2024
12pm-3:30pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland Saturday, January 20th, drop in between 12:00 pm to 3:30pm. Make your own snowflakes and listen to a fun talk about snowflakes, snow, and how snow benefits the plants and animals around us. Join us for this fun craft. Suggested age range: All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  To […]

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January 12, 2024
6pm
MooseWood Nature Center

In Search of Evening Owls

1/12: Due to the predicted snow storm and the 30-50 mph winds forecasted, this evenings In Search of Owls program is being cancelled. This includes the indoor portion as well. If the presenter decides to reschedule we will reach out to participants that were registered. 1/10: Registration is now closed for the outdoor portion of […]

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January 14, 2024
11am
MooseWood Nature Center

Story Time at MooseWood: Over and Under the Snow

Story Time at MooseWood: Over and Under the Snow Sunday, January 14th, 11:00 am. Discover the wonder and activity that lies beneath winter’s snowy landscape in this magical picture book, “Over and Under the Snow” by Kate Messner. An activity or craft will follow the storybook reading. Guests may also enjoy a visit in the […]

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January 6, 2024
2 pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Curious Chickadees

Curious Chickadees Saturday, January 6th, 2:00 pm. Enjoy a fun activity where you’ll sit patiently outside with some birdseed and enjoy the company of local birds, but most adventurously, black capped chickadees! Learn all about these beautiful song birds with this hands-on activity and a small lecture. Suggested age range: All are welcome. Dressing in […]

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December 17, 2023
3pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Paper Bag Reindeer Puppet Craft

Paper Bag Reindeer Puppet Craft Sunday, December 17th at 3:00pm. Please join us as we make cute paper bag reindeer puppets. It’s a great way for kids to have a Christmas themed puppet show with their friends. All materials will be supplied. Suggested age range: 6 years and up, but all are welcome. Children must […]

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December 10, 2023
3 pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Creature Feature: Snake Appreciation Day

Creature Feature: Snake Appreciation Day Sunday, December 10th at 3:00pm. Meet at MooseWood Nature Center. Guests will have a unique up-close experience with different snake species while learning about their habitat, interesting facts, and why these animals are so cool! If you have questions about these amazing reptiles, then you won’t want to miss this […]

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December 3, 2023
11am
MooseWood Nature Center

Story Time at MooseWood: Stick Man

Story Time at MooseWood: Stick Man Sunday, December 3rd, 11:00 am. The book, “Stick Man” by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler will be read. This story encourages children to think about resilience, never giving up and all the things you can do with a stick. A craft or activity will follow. Guests may also enjoy […]

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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