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June 30, 2024
11:30 to 1:30pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Recycled Papermaking

Recycled Papermaking Sunday, June 30th, 11:30pm to 1:30pm This program is a beginner friendly, hands-on way for kids and adults to learn how recycled-content paper is made. Bring your own materials with you! Recycled paper can include: printer paper, paper bags, junk mail pages, comic books, and gift wrap are all great options to try. […]

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June 29, 2024
Noon to 3:30pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Marquette Art Week Pottery Demonstration on Presque Isle Park

Marquette Art Week Pottery Demonstration on Presque Isle Park Saturday, June 29, Noon – 3:30pm, MooseWood Nature Center When people talk about throwing pottery, they generally mean the process from the time the clay touches the wheel to the time the wheel is stopped. In this more general (and most commonly used) sense, throwing is […]

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June 23, 2024
11am
MooseWood Nature Center

Story Time at MooseWood

Story Time at MooseWood Sunday, June 23rd at 11:00 am.. The book, Do Turtles Sleep in Tree Tops? A Book About Animal Homes, by Laura Purdie Salas will be read. Who builds lodges? Who digs burrows? You’re invited to visit the different homes that animals build. An activity will follow the storybook reading. Guests may […]

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June 9, 2024
11am
MooseWood Nature Center

Meet a Beekeeper

Meet A Beekeeper Sunday, June 9th at 11:00 am. Join us for a wonderfully “sweet” time as local beekeeper, Sue Payant shares her love of honey bees. The program will begin with a reading of the book, If I Could Sit on a Bee’s Knees…, by Charlotte Hubbard. A honey bee craft will also be […]

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June 2, 2024
11am
MooseWood Nature Center

Story Time at MooseWood

Story Time at MooseWood Sunday, June 2, 11:00 am. The book, Otters Love to Play, by Jonathan London will be read. Ka-splash! Head to the river, where a frolicsome bunch of otters play all year round, sprinkled with facts — and loaded with fun. Program will touch upon animal behavior and adaptations. An activity or […]

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May 26, 2024
11am
MooseWood Nature Center

Story Time at MooseWood

Story Time at MooseWood Sunday, May 26th at 11:00 am. The book, A Peek at Beaks: Tools Birds Use, by Sara Levine will be read. Birds have surprisingly helpful tools with them at all times–their beaks! The program will touch upon animal behavior and adaptations. An activity will follow the storybook reading. Guests may also […]

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May 25, 2024
Noon to 3:30pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Pottery Demonstration

Pottery Demonstration Saturday, May 25, Noon – 3:30pm, MooseWood Nature Center (weather dependent) When people talk about throwing pottery, they generally mean the process from the time the clay touches the wheel to the time the wheel is stopped. In this more general (and most commonly used) sense, throwing is the entire activity of shaping […]

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May 19, 2024
1pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Wild About Native Plants

Sunday, May 19 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm. Pop-up Native Plant Sale to follow, 2 – 4 pm. What’s the buzz? Why are native plants better for bees, butterflies, birds, and us? Join Michelle Wietek-Stephens of U.P. Native Plants and Moosewood Nature Center as we talk about why what we plant matters. See pictures of native plant […]

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May 10, 2024
Superior Dome

TV6 Mother’s Day Craft Show

TV6 Mother’s Day Craft Show May 10th from 5pm to 9pm, Saturday, May 11th from 10am to 6pm, and Sunday, May 12th from 11am to 4pm. Select hand-made items will be for sale to benefit the mission of the nature center. Items may include:  photo prints, glazed pottery, an assortment of jewelry, watercolor art, sewn […]

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May 5, 2024
11am
MooseWood Nature Center

Story Time at MooseWood

Story Time at MooseWood Sunday, May 5 at 11:00 am. The book, Marsh Music, by Marianne Berkes will be read. During the night, the marsh comes alive with the singing of all kinds of frogs, from spring peepers and wood frogs to gray tree and green frogs. An activity or craft will follow the storybook […]

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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