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Looking to learn more about making your own sausage? Join UW-Madison experts at Horicon for a demonstration on making the most of your wild game!

By Central Office October 19, 2017

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

HORICON, Wis. - If you have an interest in learning how to make wild game sausage or want to further hone your sausage making skills, head to Horicon Marsh in November.

A Wild Game Sausage Workshop will be held on Monday, Nov. 6 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center

Learn from Dr. Jeff Sindelar, University of Wisconsin-Madison meat scientist, as he explains step-by-step how popular sausages are made and offers tips and tricks for being successful in making them in your home.

Learn how to make wild game sausage at an upcoming workshop at Horicon Marsh Visitor and Education Center.
Learn how to make wild game sausage at an upcoming workshop at Horicon Marsh Visitor and Education Center.
Photo Credit: DNR

Dr. Sindelar will demonstrate how to incorporate your wild game into various sausages including summer sausage, bratwursts, and jerky with a hands-on demonstration. Plus, you'll be able to sample some of what we make together. Even if you do not have wild game at hand, these techniques will help in all aspects of sausage making! Make plans now to attend as this will be an experience like few others.

There is a $20 fee and space is limited to 50 participants. Contact 920-387-7893 or elizabeth.herzmann@wisconsin.gov to register.

The Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center is located between Horicon, Wis. and Mayville, Wis. on Hwy. 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].

For more information regarding Horicon Marsh education programs, contact Liz Herzmann, DNR educator, at 920-387-7893 or via email at Elizabeth.herzmann@wisconsin.gov.

Last Revised: Thursday, October 19, 2017

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