Switzer Construction - Your Storage Solution
Press Releases

Celebrate the UP! March 13-15 in Marquette

MARQUETTE – The seventh annual Celebrate the UP! will be held March 13-15 in Marquette. The public is invited to a wide range of presentations about the UP’s environment, culture, and history on Friday evening and all day Saturday at the Landmark Inn, Peter White Public Library, the Federated Women’s Clubhouse, and the First United Methodist Church (the corners of Front and Ridge Streets). Sunday will be devoted to snowshoeing, socializing, and savoring this beautiful region. The events are free, although donations are appreciated.

John Davis, co-founder and Wildways advocate for Wildlands Network, will kick off Celebrate on Friday evening at 7 p.m. with his vision for “Continental Wildways: Reconnecting Natural Habitats for Wide-Ranging Species, Hikers, and Paddlers.” Davis will challenge us to view the UP as an essential part of a larger east-west northern forest wildway characterized by a bio-diverse and healthy ecosystem.

On Saturday, 16 speakers will give a series of presentations between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on topics such as art, poetry, UP dialects, northern lights, loons, wilderness survival, and a birch basket weaving workshop. From 3 to 4:45 p.m., a panel discussion on “Predators and Ecosystems: The Connections” will take place in the sanctuary of the First United Methodist Church. The panel will feature wildlife biologists, a forest ecologist, and predator advocates. A public reception will immediately follow at the Federated Women’s Clubhouse.

The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition (UPEC) sponsors Celebrate the UP!. This year the Upper Peninsula Land Conservancy (UPLC) has partnered with UPEC to include the “Over the River and Through the Woods” 5k Snowshoe Race/Trek. This event is Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m., followed by a supper at the Ore Dock for participants. For more information, visit upenvironment.org and uplandconservancy.org. For Sunday’s events, please register at uplandconservancy.org.

Submit Press Releases, News, Calendar Items, and Community Events to mediaBrew radio stations WFXD, WKQS, WRUP, GTO, Fox Sport Marquette, and 106.1 The Sound
Click To Submit Press Releases, News, Calendar Items, and Community Events to mediaBrew radio stations WFXD, WKQS, WRUP, GTO, Fox Sport Marquette, and 106.1 The Sound

Marquette, Michigan Calendar; Ishpeming Calendar; Negaunee Calendar; Gwinn Calendar; Negaunee Calendar and Events; Upper Peninsula Calendar of Events; Escanaba Events and Calendar

Related posts

Marquette Regional History Center Presents: 21 Pictures – August 18

Lauren Bareiss

Some Healthier Eating Tips before You Gobble, Gobble

Todd P

Veterans Job and Resource Fair a Success

Todd P

Northern Center for LIfelong Learning Hosts L’Attitude Lunch

Todd P

“Friends” Group Forms for U.P. Children’s Museum

Todd P

Gov. Snyder makes appointments to Mackinac Bridge Authority

Todd P

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More