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Head to Crex Meadows in January for a number of family-friendly events

By Northwest Region December 5, 2018

Contact(s): Lauren Finch, DNR Natural Resources Educator, 715-463-2739

GRANTSBURG, Wis. - Get outdoors this winter with help from wildlife education programs and events at Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area.

O.W.L.S. - Jan. 3, 17, 31 - 10-11 a.m.

Join Department of Natural Resources staff for the "Older Wiser Learning Series." here will be a short presentation followed with a discussion and may be an outdoor component. Be sure to dress for the weather. Hot beverages provided. These events are for adults only.

Winter Wildlifers - Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29 - 2-3 p.m.

Discover wildlife with the whole family through stories, songs, hands-on activities, games, crafts, and snacks. Winter Wildlifers is a free event - no registration is required. This program helps encourage families to get out and enjoy nature. Attendees should dress for the weather. This event is for ages 2-8.

Morning Snowshoe Hike - Friday, Jan. 4, 10-11 a.m.

Experience wildlife in a new way and join DNR staff for a morning snowshoe hike in search of animal sign. All ages and skill levels are welcome - some snowshoes will be provided, and attendees are also free to bring their own pair. Pre-registration is required.

Sunset Snowshoe Hike - Thursday, Jan. 10, 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Experience wildlife in a new way and join Crex staff for a sunset snowshoe hike to learn the basics and search for winter wildlife. All ages and skill levels are welcome - some snowshoes will be provided, and attendees are also free to bring their own pair. Pre-registration is required.

Grantsburg Library Storytime - Wednesday, Jan. 9, 10:30-11 a.m.

Join Lauren Finch, DNR Natural Resources Educator, at the Grantsburg Public Library for wildlife stories, crafts, lessons, games, and more. Pre-registration is not required.

For more information, contact Lauren Finch, DNR Natural Resources Educator, at 715-463-2739. Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area is located at 102 East Crex Ave., Grantsburg, Wis.

Wildlife conservation education programs are supported by Friends of Crex. For more information, visit www.crexmeadows.org [EXIT DNR] or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

Please report your Crex wildlife observations via email: information@crexmeadows.org.

Last Revised: Wednesday, December 05, 2018

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