Other Education Programs

 Lunch Program for Adults

a picture of soup and a sandwich Monthly programs covering a wide variety of topics over soup and sandwich at 12 pm. Please register to ensure we have enough soup! $5 Ph. 920 849 1471

 This Month’s Topic: Strange and Unusual Terrestrial Lifeforms

Learn some interesting facts about the strangest land dwelling life forms on earth.

Date;  Tues., Feb. 18, noon            

Feeding Critters

The face of a snapping turtle

Sat., Jan. 4, 9 am       Sat., Jan. 25, 9 am

Sat., Feb. 8, 9 am        Sat., Feb. 29 9 am

By donation

Help a naturalist to feed the animals we have here at the nature center. Learn some interesting facts about our critters and their daily care. 

This is a hands-on program for kids. 

Guided Winter Snowshoe Hike

snow with a shadow of a person. There is the toe of a traditional snowshoe in the bottom left corner

This hike will be on snowshoes if conditions allow, otherwise it will be a boot hike.

$6 per person (includes snowshoe rental)

Check here for hike schedule

Learn about the history of snowshoes and take a naturalist-guided snowshoe hike in the park. Discover how the plants and animals of Wisconsin are adapted to surviving our cold season and experience the beauty of the woods in winter. This program is for all ages and abilities.

Hike will be cancelled at windchills of -20F or below.

The NEW Zoo

The head of a giraffe with the new zoo logo to the sideSaturday, Jan. 25th, 10 am

By donation

This program is part of our guest speaker series.

Come and meet some animals that will be visiting from the NEW Zoo in Green Bay. Learn about physical and behavioral adaptations that help them to survive in their environment. This fun, interactive and edzoocational program  is designed for kids of all ages. 

Dog-Sledding Demonstration

A team of huskies pulling a dogsled.Saturday Feb. 1st, 9:30 am

Learn about the history of Siberian huskies and the sport of dog-sledding. Watch the harnessing process in preparation for riding. Program is outdoors; snow not necessary.

A limited number of short rides will be available for children 12 years and under.

$8 for a ride, $2 to watch the program (payment in advance not required to watch program, just show up on the day)

All ride tickets must be purchased in advance by phone, Jan. 30 & 31st.

Guided Evening Snowshoe Hike

The moon shinning through trees at night.Saturday, Feb. 8th, 6:30 pm

$6 per person (includes snowshoe rental)

Snowshoe with a naturalist to enjoy the night beauty of the forest and the winter skies. Learn some snowshoe history and some interesting facts about how some creatures survive the Wisconsin winter. Listen for calls from owls.

This program is dependent on adequate snow cover; if in doubt please call to verify snow conditions prior. Ph. 920 849 1471

The park will also be open for cross-country skiing this evening ($2 trail fee). Bring your own skis or rent a set from the nature center ($6 ski rental, includes trail fee).