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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Stories at the Marsh: Waiting for Winter

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Nature study, Story time
Location: Horicon Marsh Education Center

Come learn about hibernation through stories, activities and a craft.


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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, November 16, 2018

Stocking Up for Winter Nature Storytime

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Activities: Nature study, Story time
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location

The days are growing shorter and the temperature is dropping. Come learn what some animals stock up to get through the hardships of winter. This hour of nature fun awaits 3 to 6 year olds with accompanying adults. Location: Ice Age Visitor Center (located off Hwy 67 half mile west of Dundee).

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Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit information

The Kettle Moraine Northern Unit is comprised of about 30,000 acres stretching 30 miles across Sheboygan, Fond du Lac and Washington Counties. The forest is managed for multiple use, including recreation management, sustainable forest products, water quality and soil protection, terrestrial and aquatic wildlife, native biological diversity and aesthetics.


Mailing Address: N1765 Highway G , Campbellsport, Wisconsin 53010

Saturday, November 17, 2018

GO! Discover: Whitetail Wonders.

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Children's program, Drop-in Program, Educational Programs, Outdoor activity, Wildlife study
Location: Havenwoods SF

Discover some of the whitetail deer's secrets to survival in the city. Learn how they communicate through senses, sounds, and signs. Get crafty inside, then head outside to search for whitetails and the signs they leave behind. Drop in anytime between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.


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Havenwoods SF information

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

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Corn Husk Art

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activity: Arts and Crafts
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Learn to make corn husk dolls, flowers or other art with the same techniques used by pioneers and Native Americans. Best for ages 10+. No fee, but please pre-register by calling (262) 878-5601. Meet at the Visitor Center.

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Richard Bong SRA information

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

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Letterboxing Adventure

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Activities: Drop-in Program, Hike, Nature study, Outdoor activity, Scavenger hunt
Location: Devil's Lake SP

Letterboxing combines elements of hiking and treasure hunting into an activity that the whole family can enjoy. Participants seek out hidden letterboxes by following clues and recording their discovery in their personal journal stamping the rubber stamp that's found in the letterbox. Drop-in anytime between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. to go on a letterboxing adventure! We'll have journals for you to take with you or you can bring your own. Stop at the Nature Center to pick up the clues you need for this adventure. 

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Devil's Lake SP information

Founded in 1911, Devil's Lake is the third oldest state park in Wisconsin, the largest, and the most visited. Devil's Lake offers magnificent views from 500-foot quartzite bluffs overlooking a 360-acre lake. Enjoy lakeshore picnic areas, sandy swimming beaches, 29 miles of hiking trails, or ease into the backcountry solitude. Devil's Lake is a beautiful year-round park with an intriguing natural history along the 1,000-mile Ice Age National Scenic Trail.


Mailing Address: S5975 Park Rd., Baraboo, Wisconsin 53913-9299

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Turkey Bingo Bonanza!

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Activities: Children's program, Nature study, Wildlife study
Location: Willow River SP

Join us at the Nature Center for a TURK-tacular day all about Wisconsin's' famous Thanksgiving bird. We'll learn some interesting facts about turkeys, find out if it's easier to eat a turkey VS. eating like a turkey, then we'll play Turkey Bingo (similar to traditional Bingo) with small prizes available for participants who are not afraid to "gobble" at the competition! This is a great family activity to enjoy as we get ready for the tastiest holiday of the year! Register for this event here

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Willow River SP information

With nearly 3,000 acres of prairie, forests, and panoramic river scenery, Willow River State Park offers year-round recreation opportunities in western Wisconsin. The park is about five miles northeast of Hudson, and has a campground, a boat launch and a 400-foot beach and picnic area centered on 172-acre Little Falls Lake.


Mailing Address: 1034 County Highway A, Hudson, Wisconsin 54016

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Paint and Sip-Moonlit Tree

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Indoor activity
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Jose Palomo from Picasso Vino guides you step by step to paint your own masterpiece. For ages 21+ and for all abilities. Please call (262) 878-5601 to pre-register, fee is $30 to cover cost of supplies. Sponsored by the Bong Naturalist Association. Meet at the Visitor Center.

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Richard Bong SRA information

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

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Hide and Seek in the Meadow

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Insect study, Nature study
Location: Havenwoods SF

Some animals blend in while others stand out. Let's explore the wonderful colors and camouflage of wild animals. Preschool storytimes are for children ages 3-5 and their parents, grandparents or other adult. These programs are not for day care centers or organizations.


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Havenwoods SF information

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

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, October 10, 2018