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Now Open on Fridays!

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The nature center is now open on Fridays from 12-4pm in addition to our regular hours of Saturday and Sunday, 12-4 pm. We are also available for visits or tours by appointment.

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Press Release: MooseWood Announces Crowdfunding Effort to Raise Funds for Snapping Turtle Home

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Organization Hopes Community Will Help Raise $1,000 by March 1st Marquette, MI: – January 31, 2019 –  The MooseWood Nature Center announces the launch of a crowdfunding campaign to raise $1,000 to provide a much larger home for Shelldon, the snapping turtle. The MooseWood Nature Center has received a $1500 grant from the Marquette Breakfast […]

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Vote for your favorite name!

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We Need Your Help! We have a great group of daycare kids that visit the nature center often and they have come up with some great names for the snapping turtle. Will you help us choose a name for him by voting for your favorite? Keep a look out for some exciting news coming in […]

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Give Giving a Go this Giving Tuesday: November 27th

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G I  I N G  T U E S D A Y N O V E M B E R  2 7   Returning this year on November 27th, Giving Tuesday started in 2012 encouraging individuals and corporations to donate and/or donate their time to support a favorite charity or non-profit organization. Following Black Friday and […]

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Volunteer Thanks Marquette Community

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On behalf of the MooseWood Nature Center, I would like to say thank you to everyone who participated and came out in support of the Haunted Bog Walk Fundraiser held on Friday and Saturday, October 26th & 27th in celebration of the Halloween season. The proceeds from the two-day event will be used to operate […]

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Halloween Face Painting Fun on Friday and Saturday Night!

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We are happy to announce that Avery from Superior Face Painting will be joining us both Friday and Saturday night during the Haunted Bog Walk Fundraiser for some extra Halloween fun! First come first served. We encourage donations to help her cover the cost of her supplies.

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19th Annual Haunted Bog Walk: Call for Volunteers!

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We need your help!   MooseWood Nature Center is a non-profit nature center located at Presque Park in north Marquette. Each Halloween we hold our biggest annual fundraiser, The Haunted Bog Walk. Volunteer groups create scare stations around the Bog Walk, a hiking trail that winds around the bog and individuals, board members, and other […]

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Animal Care and Volunteer Supervisor Wanted:

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Animal Care and Volunteer Supervisor Wanted:  Job Description: Responsible for the general care, maintenance, and husbandry of the live animals that reside at the Moosewood Nature Center. Supervise volunteers to ensure they are practicing safe and approved methods of feeding animals and maintaining their enclosures. Responsible for educating and training new volunteers on feeding and maintaining […]

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The Gathering in the North

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September 1, 2018 Sunrise to Sunset   This event is a coming together of many different organizations centered on the love of forests and the biome they support, specifically this year, bees. MooseWood Nature Center will be hosting The Gathering in the North, a skill share event bringing several partnering organizations together to make this […]

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Is Search Of: Adult and Youth Snowshoes

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Is Search Of: Adult and Youth Snowshoes MooseWood is looking to add several more pairs of snowshoes to our winter programming gear. Have a pair or two that are no longer being used and would like to donate them to a good cause? Our snowshoes are available for rent to our members for free and […]

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