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The Mosquito Hill Nature Center is open year round with both indoor and outdoor opportunities on 430 acres adjacent to the Wolf River. Inside are natural history exhibits, hands-on displays, an art gallery, themed classrooms, meeting rooms, and a library. Outside is a butterfly house that's open July through August and an observatory which is used during scheduled events. Find things to do on the event calendar or the Thrivent Art Gallery schedule. There are also various school programs available for any grade level.

The location of the facility is just east of New London, Wisconsin in Outagamie County.

Trail System

trail system for hiking or walking includes three miles of developed trails with a loop to scenic vistas on one of the highest elevation points in the area. The All People’s Trail provides a .6 mile of paved trail for wheelchair access. When the snow season arrives, one un-groomed cross-country skiing trail and five miles of snowshoe trails can provide winter enjoyment. 

Trail Maps: Trail Map Brochure (pdf) • Cross Country Ski Map (pdf) • Snowshoe Trails Map (pdf)

 

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Third Thursday Lecture Series: Pond Life - Strategies for Winter Survival
October 16
9:30 – 11:00 AM
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Anita Carpenter, Oshkosh, is a retired pharmacist, long-time naturalist and natural history writer. She will reveal how local animals adapt to and survive cold weather. Where do aquatic animals such as turtles, frogs and dragonflies go in the winter? Anita will share many of the amazing physiological changes some animals undergo to make it through our long Wisconsin winters.

Cost: $6/person, $4/students, seniors & FOMH
Registration and payment due October 9

Fenlon Memorial Speaker Series at Mosquito Hill Nature Center
Saturday, October 18
1:00 and 2:30 PM

David Stokes

This years Fenlon Memorial speaker is Milwaukee naturalist and humorist David Stokes. Using live creatures and animal artifacts, songs and short stories, David engages audiences of all ages in nature study and makes learning fun.

. Two presentations will be held at 1:00 and 2:30 PM; each will be followed by a reception with snacks and beverages. Tickets are $5 each and are available at MHNC. Call 920-779-6433 or e-mail mary.swifka@outagamie.org for assistance.
Third Thursday Lecture Series:
Landscapes, Aquifers and Mineral Resources—The Many Roles of Rock in Wisconsin
November 20
9:30 – 11:00 AM
WI Bedrock

Wisconsinites may be surprised to learn that the bedrock geology of our state records a longer expanse of geologic time than the rocks of the Grand Canyon. Wisconsin's rocks chronicle ancient oceans, volcanism, mountain building, earthquakes and meteorite impacts. This talk, by Lawrence University Professor Marcia Bjornerud, will be an accessible overview of the geology of Wisconsin, with time for questions about specific places that audience members may be curious about.

Cost: $6/person, $4/students, seniors & FOMH
Registration and payment due November 13

 A complete list of upcoming events is on the event calendar.

Links

Leave No Family Inside • Northeast Wisconsin Birding ClubNortheast Wisconsin Stargazers • The Feather

Owl Cam at The Feather Rehabilitation Center 

Friends of Mosquito Hill

 Community Learning Connection

 Green Apple Fold Music Society
No Child Left Inside
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