Land Trust Hosted Events

Feb 20 - 22, 2018

Wisconsin Wetlands Association’s 23rd Annual Wetland Science Conference

Olympia Resort & Conference Center in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
Wisconsin Wetlands Association invites you to participate in the 23rd Annual Wetland Science Conference, to be held February 20-22, 2018, at the Olympia Resort & Conference Center in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Join other scientists and professionals of the wetland and water community of Wisconsin and the upper Midwest to share your wetland research, restoration, management, or outreach program, learn new identification and assessment approaches and techniques, hear about approaches to incorporating wetlands into watershed & community planning, discuss the latest in wetland science, planning, and protection issues, and look ahead to the future of wetland science and practices in Wisconsin and the Midwest. The 2-day conference, which will draw more than 300 attendees, will include a keynote address, organized symposia, topical oral sessions, a poster session, working groups, a banquet, and field trips to area wetlands. This year’s conference will build on a two-decade long tradition of regional collaboration to protect and care for the region’s wetlands.

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Feb 24, 2018

Explore Our Winter World

UW Arboretum (Meet at the Visitor's Center) 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hosted by Madison Audubon Society. Come enjoy our beautiful winter world and look for signs of animals that are active. Learn to identify the tracks of common Wisconsin animals including white tailed deer, coyote, fox, squirrel, rabbit, and turkey. Also learn to identify woodpecker holes and other bird signs. The walk will be on even trails at a leisurely pace so bring the whole family! We will have binoculars that you may borrow during this trip.

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Feb 24, 2018

2018 Midwinter Gathering

Landmark Resort, 4929 Landmark Drive Egg Harbor, WI 54209 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Hosted by Door County Land Trust. Each winter we gather ‘round to hear stories of the incredible lands and waters that together we have protected–and to raise funds for this worthy endeavor. This year, we’ll put the fun in fundraising to help protect and care for even more of Door County’s special places. Invitations will be mailed in early January and registration may be completed on this webpage after January 1.

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Feb 24, 2018

2018 TPE Conference

UW-La Crosse
Hosted by The Prairie Enthusiasts. We gather in a different location each year to learn what’s new, and share what’s known from a range of experts through talks and workshops. Among the festivities is a fundraiser raffle; a place to pick up tools, books, homemade edibles, artwork and handmade items made of cedar, buckthorn and other wood removed from prairies. The evening banquet is a chance to meet or reconnect with prairie people across the upper Midwest. Follow the link to learn more.

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Feb 24, 2018

Arctic Expedition at Bjorklunden

Bjorklunden 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tour this 300-acre conservation easement, which was protected in 2016 through a partnership between Lawrence University and the Door County Land Trust. This easy two mile walk will bring you along the shoreline, through a remnant boreal forest, upland hardwood forest, and past a small wind turbine that offers sustainable power for the center. Examples of the interactions of glaciers, stone and water are found throughout the protected property and offer stunning examples of why Door County is so unique. New this year…Snowshoes! Depending on the snow cover, you have the option to rent snowshoes and/or poles for the hike. Call (920) 746-1359 with your height and weight and we’ll have the correct size waiting for you. $12 per person. May be reserved up to the day before the hike. Use will be dependent on weather and fees may be paid at the hike. Rental fees may be refunded if the weather doesn’t cooperate. Call us at (920)746-1359 with any questions you may have.

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