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 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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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.

Upcoming Events

Feb
11
Sat
Moon Gazing with Astro Bob – Feb 11
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Moon Gazing with Astro Bob - Feb 11 @ Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center | Schroeder | Minnesota | United States

Join Bob King, aka AstroBob, as he takes you on a trip to the moon. If you haven’t experienced a presentation by Bob, you won’t want to miss this program. If you have seen a presentation by Bob, you know you won’t want to miss this one.

Bob will be talking about the moon and other celestial objects during this evening program at Sugarloaf Cove. You will get a close up view of the moon through his large telescope and then move on to other parts of our beautiful galaxy.

$2 per person; $5 per family. No registration required.

Feb
25
Sat
Master Naturalist Volunteer Training at Sugarloaf Cove
Feb 25 – May 6 all-day
Master Naturalist Volunteer Training at Sugarloaf Cove @ North House Folk School

Where better to take the Northwoods-Great Lakes Master Naturalist course than right on the shores of Lake Superior at Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center? Join Sugarloaf naturalist Margie Menzies at Sugarloaf Cove as she teaches another Master Naturalist course.

This 40 hour hands on course program was developed through the University of Minnesota Extension Service to educate adults about Minnesota’s natural resources, empowers them to teach others and provides opportunities to participate in conservation projects.

You will learn about the fascinating geology, plant and animal communities, inland lakes and bogs, ecology and human interactions of the Northwoods, as well as Lake Superior in this course.

The course will run from 9 am to 5 pm every other Saturday for 6 sessions beginning February 25 and ending May 6, 2017.  Field trips will be incorporated into the scheduled class days. A capstone project is expected of participants, as well as the commitment to volunteer for 40 hours during the year.

Registration is no open. Visit Minnesota Master Naturalist to register.

The course cost is $275 and includes course manuals and materials. Scholarships are available.

Course Dates:

  • Saturday, February 25, 2017
  • Saturday, March 11, 2017
  • Saturday, March 25, 2017
  • Saturday, April 8, 2017
  • Saturday, April 22, 2017
  • Saturday, May 6, 2017

Registration is through the MN Master Naturalist web page.

 

Mar
11
Sat
Master Naturalist Volunteer Training at Sugarloaf Cove
Mar 11 – May 21 all-day
Master Naturalist Volunteer Training at Sugarloaf Cove @ North House Folk School

Where better to take the Northwoods-Great Lakes Master Naturalist course than right on the shores of Lake Superior at Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center? Join Sugarloaf naturalist Margie Menzies at Sugarloaf Cove as she teaches another Master Naturalist course.

This 40 hour hands on course program was developed through the University of Minnesota Extension Service to educate adults about Minnesota’s natural resources, empowers them to teach others and provides opportunities to participate in conservation projects.

You will learn about the fascinating geology, plant and animal communities, inland lakes and bogs, ecology and human interactions of the Northwoods, as well as Lake Superior in this course.

The course will run from 9 am to 5 pm every other Saturday for 6 sessions beginning February 25 and ending May 6, 2017.  Field trips will be incorporated into the scheduled class days. A capstone project is expected of participants, as well as the commitment to volunteer for 40 hours during the year.

Registration is no open. Visit Minnesota Master Naturalist to register.

The course cost is $275 and includes course manuals and materials. Scholarships are available.

Course Dates:

  • Saturday, February 25, 2017
  • Saturday, March 11, 2017
  • Saturday, March 25, 2017
  • Saturday, April 8, 2017
  • Saturday, April 22, 2017
  • Saturday, May 6, 2017

Registration is through the MN Master Naturalist web page.

 

Mar
25
Sat
Master Naturalist Volunteer Training at Sugarloaf Cove
Mar 25 – Jun 3 all-day
Master Naturalist Volunteer Training at Sugarloaf Cove @ North House Folk School

Where better to take the Northwoods-Great Lakes Master Naturalist course than right on the shores of Lake Superior at Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center? Join Sugarloaf naturalist Margie Menzies at Sugarloaf Cove as she teaches another Master Naturalist course.

This 40 hour hands on course program was developed through the University of Minnesota Extension Service to educate adults about Minnesota’s natural resources, empowers them to teach others and provides opportunities to participate in conservation projects.

You will learn about the fascinating geology, plant and animal communities, inland lakes and bogs, ecology and human interactions of the Northwoods, as well as Lake Superior in this course.

The course will run from 9 am to 5 pm every other Saturday for 6 sessions beginning February 25 and ending May 6, 2017.  Field trips will be incorporated into the scheduled class days. A capstone project is expected of participants, as well as the commitment to volunteer for 40 hours during the year.

Registration is no open. Visit Minnesota Master Naturalist to register.

The course cost is $275 and includes course manuals and materials. Scholarships are available.

Course Dates:

  • Saturday, February 25, 2017
  • Saturday, March 11, 2017
  • Saturday, March 25, 2017
  • Saturday, April 8, 2017
  • Saturday, April 22, 2017
  • Saturday, May 6, 2017

Registration is through the MN Master Naturalist web page.

 

Apr
8
Sat
Master Naturalist Volunteer Training at Sugarloaf Cove
Apr 8 – Jun 17 all-day
Master Naturalist Volunteer Training at Sugarloaf Cove @ North House Folk School

Where better to take the Northwoods-Great Lakes Master Naturalist course than right on the shores of Lake Superior at Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center? Join Sugarloaf naturalist Margie Menzies at Sugarloaf Cove as she teaches another Master Naturalist course.

This 40 hour hands on course program was developed through the University of Minnesota Extension Service to educate adults about Minnesota’s natural resources, empowers them to teach others and provides opportunities to participate in conservation projects.

You will learn about the fascinating geology, plant and animal communities, inland lakes and bogs, ecology and human interactions of the Northwoods, as well as Lake Superior in this course.

The course will run from 9 am to 5 pm every other Saturday for 6 sessions beginning February 25 and ending May 6, 2017.  Field trips will be incorporated into the scheduled class days. A capstone project is expected of participants, as well as the commitment to volunteer for 40 hours during the year.

Registration is no open. Visit Minnesota Master Naturalist to register.

The course cost is $275 and includes course manuals and materials. Scholarships are available.

Course Dates:

  • Saturday, February 25, 2017
  • Saturday, March 11, 2017
  • Saturday, March 25, 2017
  • Saturday, April 8, 2017
  • Saturday, April 22, 2017
  • Saturday, May 6, 2017

Registration is through the MN Master Naturalist web page.

 

Apr
22
Sat
Master Naturalist Volunteer Training at Sugarloaf Cove
Apr 22 – Jul 1 all-day
Master Naturalist Volunteer Training at Sugarloaf Cove @ North House Folk School

Where better to take the Northwoods-Great Lakes Master Naturalist course than right on the shores of Lake Superior at Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center? Join Sugarloaf naturalist Margie Menzies at Sugarloaf Cove as she teaches another Master Naturalist course.

This 40 hour hands on course program was developed through the University of Minnesota Extension Service to educate adults about Minnesota’s natural resources, empowers them to teach others and provides opportunities to participate in conservation projects.

You will learn about the fascinating geology, plant and animal communities, inland lakes and bogs, ecology and human interactions of the Northwoods, as well as Lake Superior in this course.

The course will run from 9 am to 5 pm every other Saturday for 6 sessions beginning February 25 and ending May 6, 2017.  Field trips will be incorporated into the scheduled class days. A capstone project is expected of participants, as well as the commitment to volunteer for 40 hours during the year.

Registration is no open. Visit Minnesota Master Naturalist to register.

The course cost is $275 and includes course manuals and materials. Scholarships are available.

Course Dates:

  • Saturday, February 25, 2017
  • Saturday, March 11, 2017
  • Saturday, March 25, 2017
  • Saturday, April 8, 2017
  • Saturday, April 22, 2017
  • Saturday, May 6, 2017

Registration is through the MN Master Naturalist web page.

 

May
6
Sat
Master Naturalist Volunteer Training at Sugarloaf Cove
May 6 – Jul 15 all-day
Master Naturalist Volunteer Training at Sugarloaf Cove @ North House Folk School

Where better to take the Northwoods-Great Lakes Master Naturalist course than right on the shores of Lake Superior at Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center? Join Sugarloaf naturalist Margie Menzies at Sugarloaf Cove as she teaches another Master Naturalist course.

This 40 hour hands on course program was developed through the University of Minnesota Extension Service to educate adults about Minnesota’s natural resources, empowers them to teach others and provides opportunities to participate in conservation projects.

You will learn about the fascinating geology, plant and animal communities, inland lakes and bogs, ecology and human interactions of the Northwoods, as well as Lake Superior in this course.

The course will run from 9 am to 5 pm every other Saturday for 6 sessions beginning February 25 and ending May 6, 2017.  Field trips will be incorporated into the scheduled class days. A capstone project is expected of participants, as well as the commitment to volunteer for 40 hours during the year.

Registration is no open. Visit Minnesota Master Naturalist to register.

The course cost is $275 and includes course manuals and materials. Scholarships are available.

Course Dates:

  • Saturday, February 25, 2017
  • Saturday, March 11, 2017
  • Saturday, March 25, 2017
  • Saturday, April 8, 2017
  • Saturday, April 22, 2017
  • Saturday, May 6, 2017

Registration is through the MN Master Naturalist web page.