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Michigan Forests Presentation at the Library

Schedule or view as PDF File

1. Wildlife Tracking - Jan 28 or view as a PDF

2. A Bug's Life in Michigan's Forests or Feb 18 Agenda

3. Black Gold: Maple Syrup or Mar 17 Agenda

4. Birds of the North Woods April 21 Agenda or view PDF

5. The Wolves and Moose of Isle Royale --- May 19 Agenda or view PDF

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Great Lakes Series @ The Portage Lake  Library
The Michigan Forests Presentation @ The Library
  
The Wolves and Moose of Isle Royale:
50th Year Anniversary

6:30 - 8:00 pm, Monday, May 19, 2008 ~ Portage Lake District Library

6:30 pm       The Wolves and Moose of Isle Royale:
                     50 year anniversary presentation
                     with Ranger, Liz Valencia, Isle Royale National Park

 

  This program will focus on the Isle Royale Wolf/Moose Study, the longest running predator/prey study on earth, which celebrates its 50 year anniversary in 2008. Travel to Isle Royale National Park, “the eye of the wolf”, to investigate the lives of wolves and moose. Students will discover how scientists study animals in the wild; and will test their own scientific observation and deductive skills.

 

7:15 pm        Hands-On Activity Stations (15 minutes each)

  
     (1)  Wolf Talk

     (2)  Skulls and teeth – whose teeth ate my homework?

     (3)  Critter Capture!

     (4)  Don’t eat me!

     (5)  Isle Royale Wetland Friends


8:00 pm       Depart  (please complete an evaluation form before you leave!)

Everyone is invited to attend library events free of charge!

Calendar of monthly events for the Michigan Forests Presentation Series ~ Jan-June 2008 www.wupcenter.mtu.edu

Hosted by Portage District Library
Coordinated by the Western U.P. Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education and Michigan Technological University with funding from the Kinship Foundation.


The Wolves and Moose of Isle Royale: 50th year anniversary presentation

The Portage Lake District Library will launch the fifth in a series of SIX programs about Michigan Forests on Monday, May 19.  All are invited to attend “The Wolves and Moose of Isle Royale” from 6:30-8:00 pm in the community room of the library.

This program will focus on the Isle Royale Wolf/Moose Study, the longest running predator/prey study on earth, which celebrates its 50 year anniversary in 2008. Travel to Isle Royale National Park, “the eye of the wolf”, to investigate the lives of wolves and moose. Students will discover how scientists study animals in the wild; and will test their own scientific observation and deductive skills.  

Following the presentation, families will have the opportunity to participate in several hands-on activities.  Participants will examine REAL skulls and teeth to predict what each animal eats, learn how wolves communicate, practice being moose scientists, participate in an interactive Isle Royale wetland skit, and play predator/prey games!   



The Michigan Forests presentation series at the Portage District Library (Jan-June calendar posted at www.wupcenter.mtu.edu is coordinated by the Western Upper Peninsula Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education and Michigan Technological University with funding from the Kinship Foundation. For more information, call the library at 482-4570 or Joan Chadde at 487-3341 or jchadde@mtu.edu . Library events and presentations are free and open to the public.

Schedule or view as PDF File

 

Hosted by Portage Lake District Library in Houghton, MI
Coordinated by the Western U.P. Center for Science, Math and Environmental Education and Michigan Technological University
with funding from the Kinship Foundation  .

Everyone is invited to all the future library events and presentations are free.

 

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