Get Outdoors!Date range: Sunday, April 22, 2018 to Sunday, April 22, 2018

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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Save the Monarchs: Earth Day Milkweed Planting Workshop

1005 days old

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Nature study, Wildlife conservation
Location: Newport SP

As monarch populations continue to decline, it is more important than ever to maintain habitat critical to their survival. We'll talk about the monarch lifecycle and the importance of planting milkweed. All participants will be able to take seeds, seed trays and soil home with them. Meets in the Nature Center, Lot 1.


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

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