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 6:30-7:00   Engaging presentation given by a local expert!


 7:00-8:00   Hands-on activities the whole family can enjoy!   


January 28 ~ Wildlife Tracking: Who’s Been There? 

with experienced tracker, Brain Radjl, and daughter, Anna

Michigan Forests 

Presentation Series

at the Portage Lake District Library

6:30-8:00 pm ~ Mondays


February 18 ~ A Bug’s Life in Michigan’s Forests

with Andrew Storer, entomologist, MTU School of Forest Resources

Hosted by Portage Lake District Library and coordinated by the Western UP Center for Science, Math and

Environmental Education and Michigan Technological University with funding from the Kinship Foundation. 

March 17 ~ Black Gold: Maple Syrup

with Jim Rivard, forester, MTU School of Forest Resources



April 21~ Birds of the North Woods

with David Flaspohler, ornithologist, MTU School of Forest Resources

May 19 ~ Wolves & Moose of Isle Royale

with Isle Royale National Park Rangers

June 9 ~ Kids in the Woods: Nature Hikes 

meet at the Tech Trails for an expert led nature hike!