Mosquito Hill Nature Center

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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, a gift shop, themed classrooms, meeting rooms, and a library. Find things to do on the event calendar. 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)


WHAT'S GOING ON AT MOSQUITO HILL NATURE CENTER:

 Saving the Osprey: 
A Success Story
Saturday, March 23 
1:00 – 2:30 PMosprey with fishMuch like eagles, ospreys barely survived the 1950’s and 60’s due to DDT and other insecticide poisoning. Learn how raptor rehabber, Pat Fisher, The Feather Raptor Rehabilitation Center, New London, has worked for 15 years to restore osprey populations in Northeast Wisconsin. She’s working with local utility companies and communities in Waupaca and Outagamie counties to provide nesting platforms and monitor the birds at all 30 locations. Pat will also discuss how eagles, surprisingly, are hindering the process. 
Pat will be bringing her live educational Osprey to this program.

 Cost: $6/person or $10/household

Weave a Bird House Basket
Sunday, March 31
9:00 AM – 2:30 PM
woven bird house
Do you love birds? Then weave them a home with your love put into it. This finished piece follows the dimensions of a typical wooden bluebird box, but may attract a variety of backyard bird species if you hang it outdoors. Top it off with a barnboard roof. The class will be taught by Jeni Mursau, Woven Blessings Basketry.

Cost: $45/person
Registration and payment are due March 23.

Move More
Tuesdays, April 2, 9, 16 & 23
5:30 – 7:00 PM
Move More
This class will introduce you to many simple forms of movement: basic stretching and alignment exercises, walking, crawling, hanging, jumping, balancing and more. This is not a “workout” class, rather a “restoration of movement” class geared toward people of any age and of any fitness/mobility level who would like to incorporate more movement, balance and strength into their life. Participants should be able to move to the floor and back to standing. Classes will take place indoors. Space is limited to 10 participants. No walk-ins will be accepted.

Cost: $40/4 classes, $35/students, seniors, FOMH
Registration and payment are required by March 26.

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

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