Get Outdoors!Date range: Friday, September 13, 2019 to Friday, September 13, 2019

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Friday, September 13, 2019

The Singing Forest: Elk Bugling with Laine Stowell

492 days old

Time: 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Activities: Outdoor activity, Wildlife study
Location: Flambeau River SF

Meet at the Flambeau River State Forest Headquarters. Join DNR elk biologist Laine Stowell, as he checks for bugling bull elk on the forest and learn about Wisconsin elk management. Please call 715-332-5271 ext. 112 to RSVP.


Flambeau River SF information

The forest offers a variety of recreational opportunities. Canoeing is the most popular activity on the forest. Different portions of the river offer varying degrees of difficulty. The North Fork is ideal for the novice, while South Fork is for the advanced paddler. Musky, sturgeon, trout, walleye, bass and panfish can be caught from the river as well as the lakes in the forest. The forest is open to public hunting for bear, waterfowl, deer and grouse, just to name a few.

Mailing Address: W1613 County Rd. , Winter, Wisconsin 54896

Friday, September 13, 2019

Guided Horicon Marsh State Wildlife Area Paddle

492 days old

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Activities: Canoeing/kayaking, Outdoor activity
Location: Horicon Marsh Education Center

Guided paddle of HMSWA. Pre-registration required and $15 fee. Friends members free! Contact Liz Herzmann at 920-387-7893 for information. Register at Limit 15.


Horicon Marsh Education Center information

Horicon Marsh has been formally recognized as a Wetland of International Importance by the Ramsar Convention of the United Nations. This renowned marsh is now home to the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center. The Wildlife Education Program has been conducted at the marsh since the mid-1980s. This program focuses on the abundant wildlife resources of the marsh, their ecology and applied management.

Mailing Address: N7725 Hwy 28, Horicon, 53032

Friday, September 13, 2019

Full Moon at the Dark Sky Park

492 days old

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Activities: Astronomy, Music, Outdoor activity, Writing
Location: Newport SP

Join the park naturalist on this night hike. We'll let our eyes adjust to the moonlight and hike the 2 mile Monarch Trail, watching and listening for the sights and sounds of the night. If needed, bring a flashlight or head lamp with a red lens. Meet at Lot 1. In case of rain, program will be cancelled. Program will be cancelled in event of rain or poor viewing conditions.


Newport SP information

Newport State Park, northeast of Ellison Bay, is Wisconsin's only formally-designated wilderness park. With 2,373 acres and 11 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, the park offers quiet alternatives to bustling Door County. Explore 30 miles of hiking trails with hike-in campsites. There are evergreen and hardwood forests, wetlands and upland meadows.

Mailing Address: 475 County Highway NP, Ellison Bay, Wisconsin 54210

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Beginner's Archery Clinic

491 days old

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.
Activities: Archery, Outdoor skills
Location: Governor Dodge SP

Always wanted to givearchery a try? Here's your chance! Two National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) certified instructors will teach rules and regulations, safety, and the fundamentals of using a bow and arrow. Shooting practice to follow.CHILDREN MUST BE AT LEAST 10 YEARS OLD AND MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT. Meet at the Box Canyon Picnic Area (across from Enee Point Picnic Area)


Governor Dodge SP information

Governor Dodge State Park is one of the state's largest parks, with 5,350 acres of steep hills, bluffs, and deep valleys plus two lakes and a waterfall. Located in Wisconsin's scenic driftless area, Governor Dodge offers camping, picnicking, hiking, canoeing, biking, hunting, fishing, off-road biking, cross-country skiing and horseback riding opportunities.

Mailing Address: 4175 State Highway 23 N , Dodgeville, Wisconsin 53533

Note: Event dates and times are subject to change or cancellation. Please verify event status, dates and times prior to attendance. Some events, such as candlelight skis/hikes are very popular, and access to these events may be restricted at times when parking capacity has been reached.

Last revised: Wednesday, December 16, 2020