Land Trust Hosted Events

Nov 12 - Dec 31, 2014

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Guided Snowshoe Hike Program

The Ridges Sanctuary
Dust off those snowshoes! The Ridges Sanctuary, Inc. is looking for hike leaders and hike assistants to help with their Guided Snowshoe Hike Program this year on Fridays and Saturdays from January-March. No experience is necessary and there will be a training held in early January. For more information please contact Kate LeRoy at 920-839-2802 or

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Dec 20, 2014

Dane County Chapter Fencerow Clearing

Liebetrau Prairie 5507-5563 Pine Rd., Cross Plains, WI 53528 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
We’ll continue to clear and burn weed trees from the old fence rows within or bordering this property as part of our long-running prairie restoration. Experienced and trained felling sawyers especially welcome.

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Dec 23, 2014

Family Friendly Bird Exploration Event

Monona Public Library, 1000 Nichols Road, Madison, WI 53716 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Join Madison Audubon Society for a hands-on exploration activity with binoculars to learn about our favorite birds, followed by a game of bird call BINGO. Then, design your own Word Bird! We will craft a bird, explore our bird stories, and make wordy wings. For ages 5-12. Free event, but pre-registration is requested!

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Dec 30, 2014

Holiday Break Hike

Mathy Quarry, La Crosse Blufflands 10:00 AM
Join Mississippi Valley Conservancy outdoors for one of their many “Linked to the Land” events. MVC offers guided nature hikes on our preserves, snowshoe outings, guided bird watching, sunset hikes, and stargazing events with big telescopes—all FREE! For more details about this hike and other MVC events, visit their website at

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Jan 01, 2015

Field Trip: New Year’s Sunrise Over Faville Grove

Buddy's Place, Faville Grove Sanctuary 6:55 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
There is simply no better way to start the New Year. If there is good snow and you have snowshoes, bring them along. Otherwise, sturdy boots for uneven terrain will do. Enjoy the predawn light as you meander through the prairie, arriving at the marsh overlook by 7:23 a.m. to see the sun rise over the Faville Grove Marsh. The group will spend the early morning exploring the winter marsh and surrounding uplands.

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