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Restore the
North Shore:
Forest Restoration

Sugarloaf is working hard with North Shore landowners to restore the North Shore Forest.

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Sugarloaf
Education and Programs

Enjoy nature oriented activities and learning opportunities at Sugarloaf Cove and along the North Shore.

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Sugarloaf Cove
Nature Center

Explore 1.1 billion year old lava flows and a beautiful cobblestone beach, along the Lake Superior shoreline near Schroeder, MN

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Sugarloaf North Shore Nature Center

Working with you to preserve and restore Minnesota’s North Shore of Lake Superior

Founded in 1993 to protect and restore beautiful Sugarloaf Cove, Sugarloaf: The North Shore Stewardship Association promotes the restoration and preservation of the entire North Shore. We offer fun, educational programs for all ages at the Cove, and are teaching North Shore landowners how to become better stewards of their land through our forest restoration and invasive plant control efforts.

Nature Programs at Sugarloaf Cove

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Bird Banding Demos 7:00 am
Bird Banding Demos
Aug 4 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bird Banding Demos @ Sugarloaf Cove
Take a much closer look at songbirds! We will be banding birds and monitoring the populations of songbirds that nest and travel through Sugarloaf Cove and adding to the growing research on North Shore birds.... View Article
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Pine Needle Craft – August 5 1:00 pm
Pine Needle Craft – August 5
Aug 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Pine Needle Craft - August 5 @ Sugarloaf Cove | Schroeder | Minnesota | United States
Discover what you can create using simple pine needles. Register Now Member or non member of Sugarloaf Non member $12.00 USD Member $10.00 USD This workshop is part of our new Friday series – Nature’s... View Article
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Annual Meeting and Ice Cream Social 1:00 pm
Annual Meeting and Ice Cream Social
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Annual Meeting and Ice Cream Social @ Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder | Minnesota | United States
Help us celebrate another successful year of North Shore stewardship at our annual Ice Cream Social and membership meeting. The activities start at 1 pm with a short general membership meeting. Ice cream sundaes and a... View Article
Bird Stories from the Cove 2:00 pm
Bird Stories from the Cove
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bird Stories from the Cove @ Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center
Who are the birds of Sugarloaf Cove? Well that all depends on when you are here. Some are year-round residents, some just seasonal residents, some follow rush hour traffic through here, and some make rare... View Article
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Sunday Geology Walks 10:00 am
Sunday Geology Walks
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Sunday Geology Walks @ Sugarloaf Cove | Schroeder | Minnesota | United States
Discover the fascinating geologic history of the North Shore and Sugarloaf Cove on this weekly walk.  Find out how agates are formed and where all the beautiful North Shore rocks came from. $2 per person;... View Article
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Bird Banding Demos 7:00 am
Bird Banding Demos
Aug 11 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bird Banding Demos @ Sugarloaf Cove
Take a much closer look at songbirds! We will be banding birds and monitoring the populations of songbirds that nest and travel through Sugarloaf Cove and adding to the growing research on North Shore birds.... View Article
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Taking and Making Great Outdoor Images – August 12 1:00 pm
Taking and Making Great Outdoor Images – August 12
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Taking and Making Great Outdoor Images  - August 12 @ Sugarloaf Cove | Schroeder | Minnesota | United States
Join professional landscape photographer Chris Sandberg (www.cksandbergphoto.com) for a four-hour working session on getting closer to the elusive goal of making great outdoor photographic prints. The afternoon will be split into three parts: classroom time... View Article
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Field and Screen – Intro to Outdoor Photography – Aug 13 10:00 am
Field and Screen – Intro to Outdoor Photography – Aug 13
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Field and Screen - Intro to Outdoor Photography - Aug 13 @ Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder | Minnesota | United States
Professional landscape photographer Chris Sandberg (www.cksandbergphoto.com) will lead a two-hour informal classroom workshop designed to introduce photographers to the skills they need for great outdoor shooting. The class will look at the two most important parts of the photographic process: finding... View Article
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Sunday Geology Walks 10:00 am
Sunday Geology Walks
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Sunday Geology Walks @ Sugarloaf Cove | Schroeder | Minnesota | United States
Discover the fascinating geologic history of the North Shore and Sugarloaf Cove on this weekly walk.  Find out how agates are formed and where all the beautiful North Shore rocks came from. $2 per person;... View Article
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Bird Banding Demos 7:00 am
Bird Banding Demos
Aug 18 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bird Banding Demos @ Sugarloaf Cove
Take a much closer look at songbirds! We will be banding birds and monitoring the populations of songbirds that nest and travel through Sugarloaf Cove and adding to the growing research on North Shore birds.... View Article
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Fiber Art – August 19 1:00 pm
Fiber Art – August 19
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Fiber Art - August 19 @ Sugarloaf Cove | Schroeder | Minnesota | United States
Learn weaving and twining techniques with grasses and other long leafed fibers during this fun workshop. Register Now Member or non member of Sugarloaf Non member $12.00 USD Member $10.00 USD This workshop is part... View Article
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Bugs, Bugs, Bugs! Who needs them? 10:00 am
Bugs, Bugs, Bugs! Who needs them?
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bugs, Bugs, Bugs! Who needs them? @ Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder | Minnesota | United States
What comes to mind when you think of bugs?  Mosquitoes? Cockroaches? Flies?  How about butterflies and moths?  The world of insects is huge and varies from the annoying to the beautiful. Find out more about... View Article
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Sunday Geology Walks 10:00 am
Sunday Geology Walks
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Sunday Geology Walks @ Sugarloaf Cove | Schroeder | Minnesota | United States
Discover the fascinating geologic history of the North Shore and Sugarloaf Cove on this weekly walk.  Find out how agates are formed and where all the beautiful North Shore rocks came from. $2 per person;... View Article
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Bird Banding Demos 7:00 am
Bird Banding Demos
Aug 25 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bird Banding Demos @ Sugarloaf Cove
Take a much closer look at songbirds! We will be banding birds and monitoring the populations of songbirds that nest and travel through Sugarloaf Cove and adding to the growing research on North Shore birds.... View Article
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Rock Painting II – Insects – August 26 1:00 pm
Rock Painting II – Insects – August 26
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Rock Painting II  - Insects - August 26 @ Sugarloaf Cove | Schroeder | Minnesota | United States
CANCELLED Join Sandy Danus and naturalist Margie Menzies as they concentrate on migrating insects. Who’s a migrator, how far do they migrate, do they actually come back here to Northern Minnesota?  You supply the rock... View Article
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Fall Migration Magic 10:00 am
Fall Migration Magic
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fall Migration Magic @ Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder | Minnesota | United States
Fall is a time of great change on the North Shore.  When the temperatures drop and the days get shorter, we are lucky to live in a migration hot spot.  Thousands of birds move along... View Article
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Sunday Geology Walks 10:00 am
Sunday Geology Walks
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Sunday Geology Walks @ Sugarloaf Cove | Schroeder | Minnesota | United States
Discover the fascinating geologic history of the North Shore and Sugarloaf Cove on this weekly walk.  Find out how agates are formed and where all the beautiful North Shore rocks came from. $2 per person;... View Article
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