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North Lakeland Discovery Center

715-543-2085|http://discoverycenter.net/

April 2020

Nibbles ‘n Knowledge: Magical Mammals

April 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Camp Jorn YMCA, 28 Red Feather Road
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 United States
$20

It was recently discovered that flying squirrels of North America are bio fluorescent. Under UV light, flying squirrels fluoresce bright pink, just like the owls...

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Midwest Crane Count Training and Count

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on April 11, 2020 at 5:30 am

North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 United States

Count cranes across Vilas County. Plan to attend a brief training on the day prior to the count to review protocol and determine logistics. Either...

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Midwest Crane Count Training and Count

April 11 @ 5:30 am - 7:30 am
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One event on April 11, 2020 at 5:30 am

North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 United States

Count cranes across Vilas County. Plan to attend a brief training on the day prior to the count to review protocol and determine logistics. Either...

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Felted Spring Landscape Workshop

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 United States
$45

Celebrate Spring by creating some Northwoods-inspired landscapes in wool felt. Create three-dimensional felted flowers to add depth to your landscapes. This class will cover basic...

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May 2020

Knowledge at Noon: The Wonderful World of Wild Rice

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Frank B Koller Memorial Library, 2 US 51
Manitowish Waters, WI United States

Known as "the food that grows on water," wild rice is a culturally significant plant in Wisconsin. Learn about wild rice's interesting life history and...

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Acoustic Bat Monitor Training

May 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 United States

Bats in Wisconsin are under threat of White Nose Syndrome. Following a program on Wisconsin bats, learn how to become part of an Acoustic Bat...

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Acoustic Bat Monitor Refresher

May 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 United States

This program is for those already trained on the Acoustic Bat Monitoring equipment, but want a refresher on how to use the equipment before the...

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Helping Hands Day

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 United States

Volunteers and community groups are invited to join Discovery Center staff in cleaning up the grounds, prepping gardens and trails, and doing a bit of...

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Nibbles ‘n Knowledge: We Tan the World: Hemlock Bark Leather Tanning, A Forgotten History

May 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 United States
$20

Hemlock tanneries were in operation throughout Wisconsin from the mid-1800s to the early 1920s. Most tanneries used hemlock bark for tanning the leather, so hemlock...

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July 2020

Family Play Day

July 2 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 United States
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Enjoy healthy outdoor activities and play for the whole family, including nature art, giant bubble making, lawn games, geocaching, war canoe rides, water balloon games,...

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September 2020

Musky Lure and Tackle Swap

September 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 United States
Free

Like to fish muskies? Have a bunch of old lures hanging around that you never throw? Sell them and help support the Discovery Center at...

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Sasquatch Sip & Stroll

September 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 United States
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$30

Join us as we highlight local brews and wines on a hike through the forest. Explore our Interpretive Trail while partaking in beer and wine...

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