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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. 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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Saturday Morning Bird Walks
April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 7:00 – 10:00 AM

Bird Watchers

Join us for any or all of these Saturday morning walks. All skill levels are welcome. Dress for the weather and bring your binoculars (or borrow a pair of ours), field guides and waterproof boots. Hikes will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather.

No charge

Newstar Astronomy Program:  Constellations & Asterisms
Friday, April 24
8:00 PM
meteor shower

Learn about constellations and asterisms—complex star patterns seen in the night sky. Newstar member Tom Jorgenson will show you how to find them and explain the significance of their colors. Then head outdoors for an evening of stargazing. Bring your own scope, or take a peek through Newstar members’ scopes.

$6/person, $4/students, seniors & FOMH
Registration and payment due April 23.
Feather Fest
Saturday, April 25
7:00 AM – 4:00 PM

FeatherFest 5 Bird Feeder

Spend the day with us as we enjoy and learn about birds. Bird walks and bird paddles will be held here and in the New London area; speakers will address bird rehabilitation and using native plants to attract birds; bird watching activities for youth will be held; vendors and concessions will round out the day.

All activities are free. Click here for more information.

 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 

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 Community Learning Connection

 Green Apple Fold Music Society
No Child Left Inside

 Saturday, August 22, 2015

Warrior Princess Mud Run

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