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North Lakeland Discovery Center

877-543-2085|http://discoverycenter.net/

May 2019

Nature’s Garden Party

May 26 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
$60

Enjoy socializing during appetizers and cocktails on the patio by the lake, silent auction items, a beautiful meal under the big tent, a special presentation...

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June 2019

Bird Club “Sparrow Identification” Program

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
Free

Join Sarah Besadny & Carne Andrews of the Bird Club as they present information about sparrow identification.  All are welcome.  Held at the main lodge.

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Paddle the Wisconsin River

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
$45

Explore the WI River on a beautiful section north of McNaughton.  Most of the trip will be flat water, although there will be a short...

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Discovery Center Yard Sale

June 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
Free

Items include kayaks, sailboats, canvas tents, cots, and whatever else they find during their Spring cleaning.  All proceeds will benefit programming at the Discovery Center....

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Northwoods Blood Drive

June 7 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
Free

Bring a photo ID, drink lots of water, and eat a hearty meal prior to donating.  Appointments are recommended, but walk-ins are welcome.

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Wonders of Wildlife – Wolves of Wisconsin

June 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
$5

Learn about wolf ecology, their adaptations, and the history of wolves in Wisconsin.  You will also practice your howling and tracking skills.  Kids under 5...

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Frogs of the Northwoods Program and Field Trip

June 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
$30

Join WI Master Naturalist Volunteer Ron Krueger as he teaches visual and sound identification, conservation, and weird facts about the dozen different frog species native...

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Dillinger Pontoon Tour

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Little Bohemia, 142 US-51
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
$44

Enjoy the rich histories of Manitowish Waters by pontoon to historic Dillinger sites, and learn the "behind the scenes" story of their weekend in Manitowish...

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Bog Exploration and Hike

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
$10

The northern bog is home to unique plants and trees, some of which are carnivorous.  Learn about their amazing adaptations as you hike and experience...

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Pollinator Garden Workshop

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
$20

Learn from Adriane Morabito, Regional Coordinator of the WI School Garden Network, all about the plants and techniques that will make your garden a pollinator...

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Guided Nature Hike

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
Free

Join a Naturalist on the interpretive trail that winds among pines and hardwoods, bogs, and even up into a tree fort.  Explore local plant and...

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Wonders of Wildlife: Trumpeter Swans

June 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
$5

Trumpeter swans are the largest species of waterfowl in North America and the Northwoods is one of the few landscapes that these majestic birds call...

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Discovery Guide Volunteer Training

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
Free

Attend this brief and informative training session to become a Discovery Guide Volunteer.  You will be responsible for greeting visitors, giving general information about Center...

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Eco-Discoverers (ages 4-7) Rain, Rain, Come and Play

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
$10

Find out how clouds are made, why the wind blows and other discoveries of the wacky world of weather.  Snack and drinks provided.  Register by...

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Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Identification Training

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Koller Park, 145 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
Free

Start on land and learn to identify several species, and then travel aboard a pontoon to test your new skills on the water.  An array...

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Eco-Explorers (ages 7-10) Wonders of Weather

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
$20

Ever wonder what it would be like to be inside a tornado, or how lightening works?  Explore the realm of thunderstorms and other interesting weather...

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Introduction to Kayaking and Water Safety

June 27 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
$15

Learn the techniques and joy of kayaking from a trained American Canoe Association safety certified instructor.  Kayaks, paddles and PFDs will be provided (or you...

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Advanced Kayaking and Water Safety

June 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
$15

Learn the techniques and joy of kayaking from a trained American Canoe Association safety certified instructor.  Kayaks, paddles and PFDs will be provided (or you...

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Discover Historic Traditions and Mysteries of Alder and Wild Rice Lakes by Water

June 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
$35

Two-hour pontoon tour of Alder and Wild Rice Lakes.  This trip will depart from Alder Lake and explore the rich histories of these lakes with...

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Guided Nature Hike

June 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
Free

Discover the sights and sounds of the great outdoors.  Join a Naturalist on the interpretive trail that winds among pines and hardwoods, bogs, and even...

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Discover Historic Traditions and Mysteries of Alder and Wild Rice Lakes by Water

June 28 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
$35

Two-hour pontoon tour of Alder and Wild Rice Lakes. This trip will depart from Alder Lake and explore the rich histories of these lakes with...

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Presque Isle Canoe Trip

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United States
$35

Enjoy a relaxing paddle on the beautiful Presque Isle River.  Look for interesting plants and wildlife while enjoying the undeveloped and scenic section of river. ...

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July 2019

Family Play Day

July 3 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 215 County Hwy W
Manitowish Waters,WI54545United 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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