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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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Wanda’s Wellness: Wednesday Morning Yoga
Session 1: June 10, 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15 or Session 2: July 22, 29, August 5, 12, 19, 26
9:00 – 10:00 AM

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Certified Yoga Instructor Wanda Schnetzer's favorite motto is: Yoga is for every body and everybody CAN do yoga!  Discover the wonders of yoga and how it can help ALL bodies. Beginners to experienced participants welcome!

Cost: 6 weeks (6 classes) $50 or $15/class
Registration and payment due June 3.
Public Bat Monitoring
Monday evenings, July 6 – August 24
One-half hour after sunset

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To assist the DNR with bat research, we will monitor the nature center property for bat presence. Join us each Monday evening (weather-dependent) for a hike around the property recording bat calls and location with an Anabat detector. Wear closed-toe shoes and long pants/sleeves. Insect repellent is prohibited as it can damage the equipment. Updates/cancellations will be posted each Monday on our Facebook page (Mosquito Hill Nature Center).

Schedule: July 6, 9:00 PM
July 13, 9:00 PM
July 20, 9:00 PM
July 27, 8:45 PM
August 17, 8:15 PM
August 24, 8:15 PM

No Charge
G3 (Grandma, Grandpa, Grandchild): Hike on the Hill
Tuesday, July 7
10:00 – 11:00 AM

WT Deer 

Who calls Mosquito Hill home? Join us as we hike to the top of Mosquito Hill and discover the plants and animals that live there. Learn about how glaciers shaped the hill. Wear comfortable hiking shoes and dress for the weather.

Join us on Tuesday mornings June 30 – August 18 for one or all of these programs planned especially for grandparents and their grandkids. A different topic will be introduced by nature center staff and include outdoor exploration, a small item to make, and resources to help continue the fun and learning at home. These programs are suitable for all ages and you may sign up for one or many.

$3/adult, $2/child
Registration and Payment due July 1

 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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