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Educational Honey Bee Videos Now on MooseWood YouTube Channel

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Short videos have been posted on our very first MooseWood YouTube video Channel. The video series is meant to give the viewer a closer look at honey bees, educational tidbits along with the love, hard work and possible dangers (as you’ll see if you watch all four videos) associated with bee keeping. See the videos […]

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BBQ at Steinhaus Market July 10th!

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Join us on Sunday, July 10th from 11:00 – 5:00 pm. for a community BBQ at Steinhaus Market benefiting MooseWood Nature Center. Click here for more info.

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Cast Your Vote in Support of MooseWood During the Month of June

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It’s time again to get your voting on! Starting June 1 through June 30th, MooseWood Nature Center will be up for a chance to win $500 through the Swick Gold Star Giving program. How do you vote? Go to www.quickcallswick.com and scroll down to cast your vote for MooseWood Nature Center. If your on a […]

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MooseWood Plans Annual Meeting: “George Shiras, His U.P. Legacy and the Migratory Bird Act”

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A short business meeting followed by a presentation by Jim McCommons on George Shiras III is planned. Click here to learn more.

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Splake Planting at Marquette Lower Harbor

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What is a splake you ask? A splake is a brook trout – lake trout hybrid fish reared by the Marquette State Fish Hatchery. The hatchery is the primary broodstock and rearing facility for brook and lake trout that are used in both inland and Great Lakes waters. About 25,000 splake will be planted. As an […]

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“Junior Naturalist” After-School Program to begin in May

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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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Spring 2016 Newsletter Now Available

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The Spring newsletter is now available for your viewing pleasure. Link to the pdf file is located here.

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Board Welcomes Wozniak, Thanks Past Board Members

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Carl Wozniak, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the School of Education, Leadership, and Public Service at Northern Michigan University. He has also taught science for the Grosse Pointe Public Schools and ran education programs for the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History for almost a decade prior to that. Carl is married to Debra Morley and […]

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MooseWood moves forward with renovations

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MooseWood will see major improvements this fall! Starting immediately after labor day, Moosewood will be closed for renovations. We plan to re-open in early October. During the rest of September the following projects will be completed: Carpet torn out and new floor installed Walls and ceiling painted New turtle habitat completed New projector and screen […]

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Renovation nears completion.

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MNC started major renovations to our center back in September of 2015. Most of the work is now completed. The finishing touches are set to be finished by mid-march. We will be hosting an open house to show off our new space once the work is completed.

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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