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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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Annual Midwest Crane Count Training Session
Saturday, April 4
1:00 – 2:30 PM

 Sandhill Crane

Be a part of the Midwest Sandhill Crane Count taking place on Saturday, April 18. Anyone interested in participating in the Count must attend this training session. We will review an instructional video, learn about crane biology, receive site assignments and learn how to enter our data into an online database. Sign up for both Outagamie County and Waupaca County will be held at Mosquito Hill Nature Center.

No charge

Memory Café
Wednesday, April 8
1:30-3:30 PM

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 We'll be talking about prehistoric creatures in April! Sturgeon have been around since before the dinosaurs. Come on out to learn about this interesting fish that surfaces on the banks of the Wolf River each spring. Join us as we share music, stories, and good times.

Memory Café is for those experiencing early stage dementia, mild memory loss or cognitive impairment, and for family and friends of those affected. It’s a great opportunity for lively discussions, information gathering, refreshments, camaraderie, and lots of creative fun thrown in!

Build Your Own Rain Barrel
Saturday, April 11
1:00 – 3:00 PM

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 Join naturalist Mike Hibbard as he shows you how to turn a plastic 55-gallon drum into a useful tool for catching rainwater and preventing storm water runoff problems. All materials and instructions will be provided upon registration. Participants will receive a list of simple tools to bring to class.

$30/person, $25/students, seniors, FOMH
Registration and payment due April 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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No Child Left Inside

 Saturday, August 22, 2015

Warrior Princess Mud Run

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