Calendar - Field trips and Volunteer days
Sept 14, Saturday, 9am-noon, Picnic Point entrance
Sep 22 Bird and Nature Outing: Walk like a Crane (Sun, 1:30–3:00 p.m.). Join Alex Kerr, International Crane Foundation Conservation Outreach representative and AJ Binney, new ICF Alabama Whooping Crane representative, as we explore the importance of crane conservation through a wetland walk. On this eduational nature hike we'll look at habitat that promotes crane conservation. What does our world look like from the viewpoint of a Sandhill Crane? If you’re lucky, we may see a resident pair of cranes and their colts! Crane? Leaders: Alex Kerr (email@example.com and AJ Binney.
Sept 29, Sunday, 9am-noon, Frautschi Point parking lot
Oct 6 Tree Diversity in the Preserve (Sun, 1:00—3:00 p.m.). Join Paul Quinlan, Conservation Resource Supervisor for Madison Parks, on a hike to explore the diversity of our trees and their habitats and to enjoy the beautiful colors of their foliage. Meet at the Picnic Point entrance. Leader: Paul Quinlan(608-267-4918, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Crossword Puzzle solution for Fall issue of PRESERVE!
• Outreach at South Madison Community Partnership
• First evaluation of the Friends 2019 Spring Planting at Frautschi Point
• First cyanobacteria bloom of the year, June 17
• Tom Brock receives honorary degree
• Biocore Bird Observatory
• Water Quality Monitoring at University Bay – new Citizen Science project
• eBird Hotspot Picnic Point - quick link to latest bird sightings in the Preservecomprehensive .
Cyanobacteria Bloom on lake Mendota, June 27. 2018. Movie by Arlene Koziol
The Friends of the Lakeshore Nature Preserve inspires people to connect to and care for the Lakeshore Nature Preserve.
Stretching from the Eagle Heights Natural Area to Picnic Point and the Lakeshore Path, the Preserve is a jewel of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, distinguishing it as one of the most beautiful in the country. The Preserve is open to the public.
Please see our Mission and Goals and join us in caring for the Preserve. We invite you to explore the Preserve on this web site and in person, and attend Volunteer Days and free Field Trips.
UW-Madison Lakeshore Nature Preserve website maintained by the Preserve management staff.