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Get Outdoors!Richard Bong SRA

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Sunday, June 24, 2018

The Amazing Nature Race

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Activities: Outdoor activity, Outdoor skills, Run
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Teams of two race to complete outdoor challenges and take the prize! Team fee of $70 includes t-shirt, dinner and a swag bag! Must be at least 21. Meet at the Visitor Center. Pre-register by June 10. Visit BongNaturalistAssociation.org or call the park (262) 878-5607 for registration. Check in 12:30-1 p.m., race 1-5 p.m., dinner 5-6 p.m.

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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

Friday, June 29, 2018

Friday Fishing

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Activities: Fishing, Outdoor activity, Outdoor skills
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Kick back and wet your line on Vern Wolf Lake during this fishing drop-in. Don't have a pole? You can use ours! All ages welcome! Meet at the fishing pier.


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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, June 30, 2018

Creative Camping Fires

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activity: Nature study
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Never mind log cabins and teepees-learn other clever ways tobuild a campfire! Meet at the Amphitheater. Weather dependent.

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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, June 30, 2018

In Touch with Nature

Time: 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Drop-in Program, Nature study
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Drop in before 4:45pm to create some crafts that will help you explore nature using all your senses. Fun for all ages! Meet at the Amphitheater.(Meet at the Visitor Center in bad weather.)


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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, July 3, 2018

Adopt a Highway

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Activities: Outdoor activity, Volunteer opportunity, Work day
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Join us to pick up litter on the highway that runs through the park. You must be at least 12 years old-it's great way to earn service hours, get fresh air or exercise! 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

Friday, July 6, 2018

Friday Froggers

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Activities: Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Prepare to get your feet wet as you catch, observe and release amphibians with a park naturalist. All ages welcome! Meet at the Beach.

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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, July 7, 2018

Butterflies of the Park

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activities: Insect study, Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Capture, identify and release some of the park's flying jewels. Discover which butterflies call the park home. 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, July 7, 2018

Long Skinny Snakes

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Activities: Amphibian/reptile study, Outdoor activity, Wildlife study
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Drop in between 6 & 7:30pm to learn how snakes' amazing adaptations make them excellent survivors in the wild. Meet at the Amphitheater (Visitor Center in case of bad weather).

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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

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Knee-high Naturalist

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Educational Programs, Nature study
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Bring your 3-5 year old to this fun, hands-on program. This month discover TURTLE TALES! Call (262) 878-5601 to register or to cancel. 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

Friday, July 13, 2018

Friday Froggers

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Activities: Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Prepare to get your feet wet as you catch, observe and release amphibians with a park naturalist. All ages welcome! Meet at the Beach.

Close

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, July 14, 2018

Dragons and Damsels

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Activities: Insect study, Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Richard Bong SRA

These speedy fliers have survived on earth since before the dinosaurs! Catch, observe and release dragonflies and damselflies. 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, July 14, 2018

Flickering Fireflies

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Activities: Insect study, Night event, Outdoor activity
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Curious about those flashing lights? Learn about fascinating fireflies as we hike to search for, catch and release these living night lights. 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

Friday, July 20, 2018

Friday Froggers

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Activities: Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Prepare to get your feet wet as you catch, observe and release amphibians with a park naturalist. All ages welcome! Meet at the Beach.

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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, July 21, 2018

Natural Navigating

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Outdoor activity, Outdoor skills
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Get a sense of direction in the outdoors... without using your phone! Learn strategies and natural signs for figuring out your route. Meet in the Visitor Center but be ready to hike at least two miles.

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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, July 21, 2018

Pond Exploration

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Nature study, Wetlands
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Use a dip net to examine and release fascinating creatures perfectly adapted to live in water. 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

Friday, July 27, 2018

Friday Froggers

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Activities: Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Prepare to get your feet wet as you catch, observe and release amphibians with a park naturalist. All ages welcome! Meet at the Beach.

Close

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

Note: Event dates and times are subject to change or cancellation. Please verify event status, dates and times prior to attendance.

Last revised: Friday, March 02, 2018