Wednesday, February 19, 2020

UPCOMING EVENTS & PROGRAMS

Please feel free to download the current program brochure at: Winter-Spring 2020  or feel free to join us at one of the upcoming events below.

Friday, February 21, 2020

Scampering Squirrels Nature Storytime

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Nature study, Story time
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location
Squirrels of all kinds scamper through our forests and backyards. Learn how these energetic creatures are adapted to tree life. This hour of nature fun awaits 3 to 6 year olds with accompanying adults. Meet at the Ice Age Visitor Center located at W2875 Hwy 67, Campbellsport, which is a half mile west of Dundee.

Friday, March 6, 2020

Rowdy Red-wings Nature Storytime

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Nature study, Story time
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location
Look!!! The red-winged blackbirds are back! Spring must not be too far away. Come celebrate the return of the red-wings to the Kettle Moraine. This hour of nature fun awaits 3 to 6 year olds with accompanying adults. Meet at the Ice Age Visitor Center located at W2875 Hwy 67, Campbellsport, which is a half mile west of Dundee.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Two Sides of Fire: An Evening with Nature Program

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Nature study
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location
Many plant communities need periodic fires to remain healthy, while wildfires can cause great devastation to ecosystems and human structures. Dept. of Natural Resources Wildlife Biologist and Forester will share how they use fire as a management tool and how to prevent wildfires and the great harm they cause. This program is most appropriate for people over the age of 12 years. Meet at the Ice Age Visitor Center located at W2875 Hwy 67, Campbellsport, which is a half mile west of Dundee.

Saturday, March 14, 2020

All Things Maple: Exploring Nature Program

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Nature study
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location
Discover what kinds of maples grow in Wisconsin and how to identify them. Find out what products humans make from maples and sample that most famous maple treat - maple syrup. This program is best for people over 8 years old. Meet at the Ice Age Visitor Center located at W2875 Hwy 67, Campbellsport, which is a half mile west of Dundee.


Friday, March 20, 2020

Spring into Spring Nature Storytime

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Nature study, Story time
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location
Through songs, stories, and games, we will welcome spring back to Wisconsin. We'll then go outside to explore for signs of its return, weather permitting. This hour of nature fun awaits 3 to 6 year olds with accompanying adults. Meet at the Ice Age Visitor Center located at W2875 Hwy 67, Campbellsport, which is a half mile west of Dundee.


Friday, April 3, 2020

Pink-toed 'Possums Nature Storytime

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Nature study, Story time
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location
What has pink toes, a hairless tail and a pouch? An opossum, of course! Discover other interesting facts about the only North American mammal with a pouch. This hour of nature fun awaits 3 to 6 year olds with accompanying adults. Meet at the Ice Age Visitor Center located at W2875 Hwy 67, Campbellsport, which is a half mile west of Dundee.

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Solving Bird Nest Mysteries: An Evening with Nature Program

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Activities: Birding, Educational Programs, Nature study
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location
How do birds make nests without arms and hands? What materials do they use? Which bird made what nest? With Beth Goeppinger, Naturalist at Richard Bong State Recreation Area discover the answers to these questions and more as we work to solve the mysteries surrounding bird nests. This program is most appropriate for people over the age of 12 years. Meet at the Ice Age Visitor Center located at W2875 Hwy 67, Campbellsport, which is a half mile west of Dundee.

Saturday, April 11, 2020

All Tied Up in Knots: Exploring Nature Program

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Nature study, Outdoor skills
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location
There is a knot for every kind of job. Learn how to tie basic knots and how to do simple lashing. To practice your new skills, you will get to make a knot project or two. To register, call (920) 533-8322 by April 10. This program is best for people over 8 years old. Meet at the Ice Age Visitor Center located at W2875 Hwy 67, Campbellsport, which is a half mile west of Dundee.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Trail Trekkers

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Activities: Hike, Nature study
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location
Join us for an early spring 2.4-mile evening hike along the New Fane Red Loop with a forest naturalist. Meet at the New Fane Trailhead located at W432 County Line Road, Kewaskum, which is near New Fane. A Wisconsin State Park System vehicle admission sticker is required.

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FRIENDS OF THE KETTLE MORAINE BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE

(All regular Board meetings are held at the Ice Age Center @ 7:00 pm in Dundee)

  • Tuesday, January 21, 2020
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2020
  • Tuesday, July 14, 2020
  • Tuesday, October 13, 2020
  • Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - Annual Meeting and Volunteer Dinner