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Community Outdoor Nature Programs

The Michigan Tech Center for Science & Environmental Outreach is coordinating a monthly outdoor program for families and children. Two programs focused on nature exploration are planned each month through December—Monday evenings and Saturday afternoons. There is no need to register and no cost to attend; all are welcome.

Attendees can expect a variety of presenters who will lead each program focused on a different topic. Events are designed to engage parents and children in nature outdoors in a various locations. Information on the events are as follows:

  • Community Outdoor Nature Programs for Families: free & open to the public
     What to Bring:  Dress for the weather. Wear good walking shoes.

     This program is funded by the Michigan Association of Environmental Professionals and coordinated by the Western U.P. Center for Science, Math & Environmental Education and the Michigan Tech Center for Science & Environmental Outreach.

    As with any outdoor event—dress accordingly for the weather. For more information call 7-3341 or visit wupcenter.mtu.edu.

    FOR MORE INFORMATION

    Contact the Center by calling: 906-487-3341

    SCHEDULE

    SATURDAY, NOV 7, 2:00 PM

    MAASTO-HIITO CHALET

    Leaf & needle ID: Do you know what’s growing in your backyard?

    Denise Landsberg, Outdoor Science Educator, Michigan Tech

    MONDAY, NOV 16, 6:00 PM

    NARA NATURE CENTER

    Sensory night hike: Discover your senses coming alive at night!

    Marcy Erickson, Outdoor Science Educator, Michigan Tech

    SATURDAY, DEC.12, 2:00 PM

    NARA NATURE CENTER

    Finding your way: Compasses & treasure hunts

    Denise Landsberg, Outdoor Science Educator, Michigan Tech

    MONDAY, DEC 7, 6:00 PM

    NARA NATURE CENTER

    Luminary night walk at the Nara Boardwalks

    Marcy Erickson, Outdoor Educator, Michigan Tech

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