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Head to Horicon Marsh in June for family-friendly summer activities

By Central Office June 6, 2017

Contact(s): Liz Herzmann, DNR wildlife conservation educator, 920-387-7893

HORICON, Wis. - Families and outdoor enthusiasts in search of fun summer activities are encouraged to head to Horicon Marsh in June for a number of events.

And, don't forget to check out the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center's new Explorium while visiting the marsh.

Thursday, June 8, 10-11 a.m. - Stories at the Marsh

Join a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources educator for a "Planting for Wildlife" themed storytelling and craft-making session at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center. This event is best for children aged 10 and younger.

Wednesday, June 14, 10-11 a.m. - Junior Wildlife Biologist

Do you have what it takes to be a wildlife biologist? Learn how biologists capture, band and release geese! No real geese are banded in this youth program.

Thursday, June 15, 6:30-8 p.m. - Family Adventure Club: Dip Netting

This monthly event is a great excuse to get out and enjoy time outdoors with your family. Come on out, grab a net and explore the waters of the marsh! We'll search for dragonfly larvae, giant water bugs, water scorpion and predacious diving beetles! No registration required.

The Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center is located between Horicon and Mayville on Highway 28. For a detailed list of all Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center special events, please visit the Friends of Horicon Marsh website at www.horiconmarsh.org [EXIT DNR] or call 920-387-7893.

Last Revised: Tuesday, June 06, 2017

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