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Summer 2014 Events at the Echo Lake Nature Preserve

August 23, 2014

Marquette, MI | Show Directions


All hikes meet at Moosewood Nature Center, 2 Peter White Dr, Marquette, MI 49855.

The Nature Conservancy is offering guided hikes at our Echo Lake Nature Preserve north of Marquette! Learn about habitats, water systems or geology.

All hikes meet 15 minutes prior to departure at Moosewood Nature Center. For detailed information and to RSVP, contact Andrea Denham, Echo Lake Nature Preserve Assistant, at 906-225-0399 x4019 or

Saturday, August 23rd, 8am-12pm—Birding at Echo Lake with the Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society
Everyone is welcome. Come listen to and watch for the many birds that call Echo Lake home, with a local birder to guide us! Bring binoculars if you have them and dress for mosquitoes.

Saturday, August 30th, 11am-4pm—Earth Hike
The geology of the UP has been shaped by eons of continuing changes, and if we look closely, we can see the effects of changes that took place BILLIONS of years ago at Echo Lake! Come learn about past and continuing geology on a moderate to difficult hike. Ages 10 and up suggested.

Saturday, September 6th, 10am-4pm—Fall Festival!
Come celebrate the change of seasons in one of the UP’s most dramatic but close to home landscapes! Echo Lake Art displays, come play games and join in on other fun events in the great outdoors!

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