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Birch bark creations

Local birch artist Rick Eckloff offered a hands-on class at Moosewood Nature Center for adults and children 6 and up. Eckloff showed participants how to make birch bark angel, which could be used as an ornament or tree topper during the holiday season. Moosewood Nature Center is open year-round Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Above, Samantha Bistersky, 10, of Champion, cuts birch bark for her angel as her grandmother, Cheryl Kellow of Ishpeming, helps. (Journal photo by Rachel Oakley)

Local birch artist Rick Eckloff offered a hands-on class at Moosewood Nature Center for adults and children 6 and up. Eckloff showed participants how to make birch bark angels, which could be used as an ornament or tree topper during the holiday season. Moosewood Nature Center is open year-round Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., and is located in Marquette’s Presque Isle Park. Above, Samantha Bistersky, 10, of Champion, cuts birch bark for her angel as her grandmother, Cheryl Kellow of Ishpeming, helps. At top is the finished product, made with birch bark, acorns and synthetic sinew. (Journal photos by Rachel Oakley)