Bulletin Board

‘Wildlife Through Forestry’ forum

ISHPEMING — An opportunity to learn more about populations and habitat of bobcats and snowshoe hares is set for Tuesday, continuing the DNR’s “Wildlife Through Forestry” forums.

The free “Snowshoe Hare and Bobcat – Populations and Habitat” forum, open to the public, will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the River Rock Lanes and Banquet Center, 1011 North Road, Ishpeming.

Those arriving an hour early can meet with resource professionals to discuss management of their forest and wildlife resources.

The featured speakers will be Gary Roloff, professor of wildlife biology at the Michigan State University Department of Fisheries and Wildlife; Chris Jacques, a professor and researcher at Western Illinois University; and Eric Clark, lead biologist for the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.

For more information on the forum, contact Gary Willis, DNR Service Forester, 427 U.S. 41 North, Baraga, MI, 49908; 906-353-6651, ext. 122; or willisg2@michigan.gov.

Negaunee Historical Society to meet

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Historical Society will hold its 2019 annual meeting at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Negaunee at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

At the meeting, elections to the board for officers positions and trustees will take place as well as the December monthly meeting. All members and guests are invited to attend. For more information, call 906-475-5551.

Day of Giving event set at NMU

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University will hold its third annual Day of Giving to coincide with the global charitable event, Giving Tuesday, on Tuesday.

The intents are to direct giving back to NMU departments and programs, and to stock the NMU Food Pantry.

The NMU Foundation encourages faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the university to make a gift that will help to improve academic departments and increase financial aid support for students. The campus community can also participate by donating non-perishable and other items to the NMU Food Pantry. This year’s goal is to collect 2,000 items.

More information and online giving are available at nmu.edu/dayofgiving.

Online payroll deduct is also available by visiting MyNMU and choosing NMU Foundation Payroll Deduction from the Employee Services tab.

Holiday cabaret event at NMU

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present a holiday cabaret of musical and dance performances from a variety of bonafide holiday classics on Wednesday at the Northern Center.

The event begins with a 5:30 p.m. cocktail hour preceding a plated dinner of chicken and beef or vegan/vegetarian. Performances will be featured at 7 p.m. and the evening will end with dessert and a holiday sing-along.

Tickets for all of the above are $40 for the general public and $25 for NMU students. They can be purchased online at tickets.nmu.edu, by phone at 227-1032 or in person at any NMU Ticket outlet.

For any questions, contact the Forest Roberts Theatre box office at frtboxoffice@gmail.com or call 227-2760.


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