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March 16, 2024
2pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Fisher Frenzy!

Fisher Frenzy! Saturday, March 16th, 2:00 pm. Join us for an interactive presentation to learn all about the American Fisher, its history, its reintroduction to the Upper Peninsula and its unique relationship with the American Porcupine. Suggested age range: All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  To support the nature center, suggested […]

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March 3, 2024
11am
MooseWood Nature Center

Story Time at MooseWood

Story Time at MooseWood Sunday, March 3rd, 11:00 am. The book, “If You Wake a Skunk” by Carol Doeringer will be read. The storybook tells the cautionary tale for some campers as they creep closer and tempt fate. Will they see the skunks warning signs? Program will touch upon animal behavior and adaptations. An activity […]

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February 25, 2024
1pm and 2:30pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Workshop: Glass, Beads, and Charms

Workshop: Glass, Beads, and Charms 2/9 update: Registration is now closed for the adult 2:30 pm class. Space remains for the youth class at 1:00 pm. Sunday, February 25th at 1:00pm (14 yrs and under- adults welcome too); and 2:30pm (Adults). Meet at MooseWood. There is a maximum of 10 people for each workshop time. […]

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February 18, 2024
11am
MooseWood Nature Center

Story Time at MooseWood

Story Time at MooseWood: Foxes Sunday, February 18th, 11:00 am. A baby fox learns the ways of a fox from his loving parents in the book, “Fox” by Kate Banks. After the book reading, an activity or craft will follow. Guests may also enjoy a visit in the nature center once the program is complete. […]

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February 17, 2024
3pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Creature Feature: Invertebrates

Creature Feature: Invertebrates Saturday, February 17th, 3pm. An invertebrate is an animal without a backbone. In fact, invertebrates don’t have any bones at all! Invertebrates that you may be familiar with include spiders, worms, snails, lobsters, crabs and insects like butterflies. However, humans and other animals with backbones are vertebrates. For this program, we’ll take […]

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February 4, 2024
11am
MooseWood Nature Center

Story Time at MooseWood

Story Time at MooseWood Sunday, February 4th, 11:00 am. The book, “This is a Moose” by Richard T. Morris will be read. The storybook encourages us to follow our dreams, no matter what others think we should do.   An activity or craft will follow the storybook reading. Guests may also enjoy a visit in the […]

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February 3, 2024
2pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Birding Basics: Birding in the Upper Peninsula

Birding Basics: Birding in the U.P. Saturday, February 3rd at 2:00pm.  If you’re curious about nature and want to learn more about what’s around you, birding is a great skill and a fun hobby. There are many great reasons to get into birding: it is low-cost; you can bird anywhere, anytime; a rewarding experience to […]

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January 27, 2024
3pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Mini Ecosystem: What is it and how to create your own?

Mini Ecosystem: What is it and how to create your own? Saturday, January 27th, 3:00pm. The simplest definition of an ecosystem is a community or group of living organisms that live in and interact with each other in a specific environment. This program will introduce you to how to create a mini ecosystem in your […]

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January 28, 2024
1 pm and 2:30pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Workshop: Glass, Beads, and Charms

1/15: The adult workshop at 2:30pm is now full. An additional workshop will be scheduled in February.   Workshop: Glass, Beads, and Charms Sunday, January 28th at 1:00pm (14 yrs and under- adults welcome too); and 2:30pm (Adults). Meet at MooseWood. There is a maximum of 10 people for each workshop time. Learn how to […]

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January 20, 2024
12pm-3:30pm
MooseWood Nature Center

Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland Saturday, January 20th, drop in between 12:00 pm to 3:30pm. Make your own snowflakes and listen to a fun talk about snowflakes, snow, and how snow benefits the plants and animals around us. Join us for this fun craft. Suggested age range: All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  To […]

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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