Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Activity: Outdoor skills
Location: Crex Meadows
Registrants can enter the following species/categories: Mallard Duck, Canada Goose, Wild Turkey. First place callers in each category will receive an award. Contestants must compete in all three categories to be qualified for the Game Commander Award. No electronic calls permitted. Pre- registration required. No entry fee.
Crex Meadows Wildlife Area is a 30,000 acre property of wetlands, brush prairies, and forests scattered across a gently rolling landscape. It is located in western Burnett County. Find it from Highway 70 in Grantsburg. Directional signs will guide you through Grantsburg to the Crex Meadows Wildlife Education and Visitor Center, which is located on County Road D.
Mailing Address: 102 East Crex Avenue, Grantsburg, 54840
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activities: Fishing, Outdoor activity, Outdoor skills
Location: Richard Bong SRA
Lean the basics of tying flies for fishing. All materials are supplied for you to tie a San Juan Worm and Woolly Bugger/Worm. Best suited for ages 12 and up, children must be accompanied by an adult. Please call (262) 878-5601 to pre-register as class size is limited. Meet at the Visitor Center.
Once designated to be a jet fighter base, Richard Bong State Recreation Area is fittingly named after Major Richard I. Bong, a Poplar, WI native who was America's leading air ace during World War II. The air base was abandoned three days before concrete was to be poured for a 12,500-foot runway. Local citizens had the foresight to protect this open space for future generations.
Mailing Address: 26313 Burlington Rd., Kansasville, Wisconsin 53139
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Plant study
Location: Havenwoods SF
Weave a small conical tower (~1' x 4') for your climbing plants. You'll use willow cut at Havenwoods and learn how and where it grows. The tower is sturdy, functional and fun to make! To register, call 414-527-0232 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by March 20. Cost is $5. Make check out to Friends of Havenwoods. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin's only urban state forest, featuring 237 acres of grasslands, woods and wetlands in the city of Milwaukee. Hike, run, bike and watch wildlife on over six miles of trails. Explore one of the four ponds, stroll over the 120-foot bridge or find a bench to sit and relax outdoors.
Mailing Address: 6141 N. Hopkins St. , Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Photography
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit
Join us at Forest Headquarters to learn about Nature Photography. Educators, Larry and Emily Scheunemann will present the art of taking nature photos. Meet in the Auditorium at the Forest HQ located in Eagle.
More than 22,000 acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, prairie restoration sites, pine woods and hardwood forests can be found in the Southern Unit, making this a popular area for a wide variety of visitors. The Forest is 30 miles long, extending from the village of Dousman, almost to the city of Whitewater. The forest headquarters is 3 miles west of the village of Eagle on State Highway 59.
Mailing Address: S59 W36530 County ZZ, Dousman, Wisconsin 53118
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