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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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Birds Need Love Too! Valentine's Treats for Our Feathered Friends program

Appeal To Thrivent Financial Members

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MooseWood Nature Center is always seeking ways to improve our center and offer interesting educational programs to our community.  In order to do so, we need help in raising money to support these objectives. Some of our immediate needs are: General operating funds which will enable us to hire qualified staff (Executive Director, program staff) […]

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2016 Annual Appeal

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You can play a vital role in assuring MooseWood Nature Center will be here for future generations by making a year-end gift to our 2016 annual appeal.  MooseWood Nature Center celebrated its 16th Anniversary this year! Without the tremendous support of our generous donors, members and volunteers, we could not have reached this occasion. The Annual Appeal […]

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Lane Offers Mushroom Foraging for Beginners on October 6

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Mushroom Foraging for Beginners Thursday, October 6, 6:00 pm. Meet at MooseWood Nature Center Learn more here.      

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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