Purple Martin UPDATE: July 16, 2022 PUMA nest check - 4 eggs, 12 nestlings, 20 fledged! Check it out.
Food for Thought: Wild Edible Plants (Saturday, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.). Explore examples of and recipes for plant species that can be eaten. Learn about poisonous plants in the Preserve that should never be consumed. Meet at the Picnic Point entrance kiosk. Leaders: Eve Emshwiller and Kelly Kearns.
Bird and Nature Adventure: Class of 1918 Marsh (Sunday, 1:30 to 3:00). Take a hike around the Marsh to learn the history and biology of this wetland. Leader John Magnuson will discuss the threats to the marsh from invasive cattail species and from chloride concentrations, drawing on his own research. Meet at the Picnic Point entrance kiosk. For more information HERE.
Wednesday Nite @ The Lab: Snakes Around Town (Wednesday, 7:00-8:00pm, Room 1111 Genetics Biotech Center, 425 Henry Mall, Madison WI, or stream at go.wisc.edu/240r59)
Come talk snakes with Friends president Will Vuyk at this special collaborative Friends x WN@TL event! Learn about Will's ongoing snake research at the Preserve and around Madison. Join in person, or via zoom, youtube, or PBS. Learn more HERE.
SPRING NEWSLETTER. NEW
• eBird Hotspot Picnic Point - quick link to latest bird sightings in the Preserve.
Second Oak: An ode to autumn.
Movie by Arlene Koziol
The Preserve OPEN HOURS are from 4 am to 10 pm
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