National Wildlife Refuge Week October 13th – 20th

October 12, 2019

Seney, MI – National Wildlife Refuge Week is the week of October 13 – 20. Enjoy your great outdoors at the Seney National Wildlife Refuge!

8th Annual Youth in the Outdoors Event Oct 12

October 12, 2019

Seney, MI – The 8th Annual Youth in the Outdoors Event is on Saturday, October 12th from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Seney National Wildlife Refuge.

Seney National Wildlife Refuge is hosting a fall event to inspire youth to enjoy the outdoors. If you have kids, grandkids, friends with kids, or are a kid, and you want to participate send an email to to be added to our mailing list and registration materials will be sent to you promptly. There will be several activities to choose from and scouts can earn badges or portions of badges. The activities include: archery, tracking and trapping, duck decoy painting, owl pellet dissection, wildlife CSI with a federal wildlife officer, a session on prescribed burns with a fire management specialist, and hands on lessons on birds, fish, insects, fungi, or frogs. Whatever your interests, there is something for everyone.

Things to consider if interested:
● This is a rain or shine event. Participants should wear clothing that is comfortable and appropriate for the weather and outdoor activities.
● All activities are geared towards kids in upper elementary school and older
(approximately 8 and up). Please help your children choose sessions appropriate to their abilities.
● Youth will need to bring a sack lunch the day of the event. Lunch is not provided.
● All youth must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
● Spots are limited, so make sure to register as soon as possible to ensure participants are included in the activities of their choice.

Find more information at or connect with our Facebook page at

Fall Color Float at Seney National Wildlife Refuge September 28th

September 27, 2019

Seney, MI – The Fall Color Float will take place at the Seney National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, September 28th at 11 am.

Join our staff for a 4-5 hour canoe/kayak trip down the Manistique River. Boat rentals are available locally. Preregistration is required.

Marquette County Conservation District Workshop September 14th

September 14, 2019

Marquette, MI – Join the Marquette County Conservation District for the fourth and final workshop in the Urban Agriculture Workshop Series. We will meet on Saturday, September 14th at 10:00 am. Learn about native bees and other pollinators and visit Trestle Park, the Marquette County Conservation District’s native plant garden and certified Monarch waystation in downtown Marquette. Learn about invasive plants, how to replace them with natives and how to create pollinator habitat in your own backyard.

We will begin at the Peter White Public Library Community Room for an interactive presentation and then walk to Trestle Park. Snacks and materials provided. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, please call 906-226-8871 ext. 108 or visit

Indian Lake State Park Annual Fishing Tournament August 10th

August 9, 2019

Manistique, MI – The Indian Lake State Park will hold its Annual Fishing Tournament this Saturday, August 10th from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm! Anglers of all ages are welcome to participate. Don’t forget to stick around for Meteors and S’mores at 9 pm when a guide will help point out constellations and stargazers will hopefully catch a glimpse of the Perseid meteor shower!

The Art of Camping Workshop August 1st

July 31, 2019

Houghton, MI – The Keweenaw Land Trust presents The Art of Camping workshop Thursday, August 1st from 4:00 – 8:00 pm at the Marsin Nature Center. The event is free and will teach attendees tips and tricks for a great camping experience. No registration is necessary, but please RSVP by emailing or calling (906) 482-0820.

Rabbits, Chickens, and Composting in the City August 10th

July 31, 2019

Ishpeming, MI – Join the Marquette County Conservation District in Downtown Ishpeming for the third workshop in the Urban Agriculture Workshop Series on Saturday, August 10th from 10 am to 12 pm. Learn how to get started raising rabbits and chickens in your own backyard and proper composting practices for an urban setting. For more information or to register, please visit or call 906-226-8871 ext. 108.

The Crusher Adventure Race July 19-21

July 17, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Crusher Adventure Race takes place Friday, July 19th-Saturday, July 21st in Marquette. Bikers of all skill levels can explore the enhanced gravel of the Upper Peninsula. Whether you’re a serious rider or just trying things out, you can gain some experience this weekend by taking part in this unique adventure! Visit the website for more details.

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