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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)

 

Due to low snow amounts, our snowshoe trails are currently closed. 
 

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Musky Magic
Sunday, March 15
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Musky

Our featured speaker is Tony Rizzo and Jeff Van Remortel, both talking about their favorite fish. Vendors, pool-side demonstrations, food sales, raffles and more are planned for this daylong musky fishing expo. Admission is at the door: $8/person, $6/youth 14 and younger. The event is held at the New London Middle School, 1000 W. Washington St., New London.

Visit our Musky Magic page for more details.
Third Thursday Lecture Series: Plants, Pollinators & People: Making the Connection
March 19
9:30 – 11:00 AM

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In his role as a restoration ecologist, Randy Powers promotes the idea of landowners becoming back yard ecologists, and using native plants to increase and improve biodiversity for plants and animals. Randy will offer examples of how we can be good land stewards and explain why it is so important to our existence.

$6/adults, $4/students, seniors, FOMH
Registration and payment due March 13.
Lake Winnebago Sturgeon: Life History and Population Dynamics
Saturday, March 21
2:30 – 3:30 PM

Lake Sturgeon

Ryan Koenigs is the Winnebago System sturgeon biologist for the Wisconsin DNR. His presentation will delve into how the Winnebago Sturgeon Management Plan became the gold-standard for sturgeon management world-wide. Years of extensive study to determine their spawning behavior, movement and feeding behaviors, and accurate data on mortality and growth rates have resulted in one of the world's largest naturally reproducing population of lake sturgeon.

$6/person, $4/students, seniors & FOMH
Registration and payment due March 10.

 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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