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Free nature evenings at Marsh Haven

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Posted 6/8/18

Contact: Renee Wahlen, Director 920.318.9518

 

Community Connection Evenings at Marsh Haven Nature Center

 

Waupun, WI ~ Spend an evening at Marsh Haven Nature Center learning about nature and connecting with fellow community members. Marsh Haven, a non-profit nature center located on the north end of the Horicon Marsh, three miles east of Waupun at W10145 Highway 49, has a season of free Community Connection evenings planned. These free events are open to residents from the area communities - come early, bring a picnic meal, hike the trails, and bring the whole family!

 

Schedule of Community Connection Evenings:

Thursday, June 14 – Nest Box Hike, 6 to 7pm

This easy hike will include frequent stops to monitor the 40+ nest boxes at Marsh Haven. We may see baby birds, nests, eggs, and some surprises! Suitable for all ages.

 

Tuesday, July 17 – Viewing of “Green Fire” film, 6 to 8 pm in the Respect Our Earth theater

Aldo Leopold is considered the most important conservationist of the twentieth-century. He is the father of the national wilderness system, wildlife management and ecological restoration. His classic book A Sand County Almanac inspires us to see the natural world as a community to which we belong. Green Fire explores Leopold's personal journey of observation and understanding and reveals how his ideas resonate today with people across the entire American landscape, from inner cities to the remotest wildlands. The film challenges viewers to contemplate their own relationship with the land community. Suitable for older youth and adults.

 

Thursday, August 23 – Super Owls, 6 to 7pm in the Respect Our Earth theater Learn what makes owls so super through a photo presentation, mounted specimens, and live owls. These silent hunters have amazing adaptations. Suitable for all ages.

 

Tuesday, September 18 – Astronomy, 8pm in the Respect Our Earth theater and 8:30pm outside for stargazing

Start inside with an astronomy program and move outside where we will look for the summer triangle, Sagittarius, and other constellations. Suitable for all ages.

 

Thursday, October 25 – Wolves Among Us, 6 to 7pm Learn more about the Gray Wolf through videos, displays, and stories from wolf watching travels to Yellowstone and the Arctic. Suitable for all ages.

For more information visit www.marshhaven.org or call (920) 324-5818.

 

 

 

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