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Wanted: Haunted Bog Photographer

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Thank you! The position has been filled. A photographer is needed to take photos of our volunteers and participants during this years Halloween Haunted Bog Walk. Photographs are needed documenting the event that includes set-up, during, and post event photos to be used for future promotional needs. At this time, this position will be a […]

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Get Involved: Volunteer for the 18th Annual Halloween Haunted Bog Walk!

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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 at the park and individuals, board members, […]

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Community Rummage & Bake Sale- Saturday, September 23rd!

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Join us for the second Community Rummage Sale and Bake Sale! on Saturday, September 23rd from 9:00 am-3:00 pm at MooseWood Nature Center. Come shop around for great deals and good finds on art, furniture, toys, and more to benefit your local nature center. All donations are tax-deductible (as allowable by law), and we are […]

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Summer Adventure Series offered: Turtles, Snakes, and Frogs!

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MooseWood Nature Center is very excited to announce “Nicole’s Reptile Adventures,” a summer program series offered by volunteer, Nicole Shane. Shane will share fun facts and information on some of our Michigan turtles, snakes, and frogs through photographs, hands-on learning, crafts and exploration. Recommended ages for the program are 5 – 13 years. Families are […]

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Treasurer or Book Keeper Wanted

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The Board of Director’s is currently seeking a Treasurer (who would sit on the Board) OR a Book Keeper. Most of the work can be done in your own home but we would prefer someone in the Marquette County area. Though not required, we would encourage attending some monthly meetings so that you can meet […]

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Pfleiderer Hired as Animal Superviser

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Thank You Andrea! The MooseWood Board of Directors would like to say “Thank you!” to Andrea Polander for her time and energy on the recent renovations at the nature center. The interpretive information, mural and decoration of the new animal and center exhibits is truly impressive. Thank you so much Andrea, for all that you […]

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“Junior Naturalist” After-School Program Continues in 2017

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MooseWood Nature Center is happy to announce that we will once again be offering this program for another year. 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 into a three seasons (Spring, Fall, Winter) program. The After-School […]

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MooseWood: Thrivent Choice Enrolled Organization

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We are pleased to announce that MooseWood Nature Center is now a Thrivent Choice enrolled organization. Thank you to the benefit member who recommended MooseWood. If you’re an eligible Thrivent Financial member and have Choice Dollars available to direct, please keep us in mind. For more information or to direct Choice Dollars call 1-800-847-4836 and […]

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Wanted: Animal Supervisor

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Wanted: Animal Supervisor 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 animals as […]

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New Extended Hours for March

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Thanks to some of our dedicated volunteers, MooseWood Nature Center will be open on Mondays, March 6th from 3-6 pm, March 13, 20, and 27th from 2-6 pm. It is our hope that we will be able to accommodate our members and reach new visitors with these extended hours. Chase those Monday blues away by bringing […]

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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