Wednesday, April 9, 7 pm
MPTC, Room O-104
Park Ridge Organics will share information on
the basics of growing organically.
Nitschke Mounds Park
N5934 County Road E, Burnett.
Saturday, April 26, 9:30 am to 1:00 pm.
Don Gehrke of Rock River Archeology Society and Mid America Geographic Foundation will explain archeology of this pre-historic Native American archaeological site and development of the site as a county park. Follow a 1-mile marked trail to see 39 preserved conical, animal effigy, and linear mounds that were constructed around 800 to 1100AD. Don will explain use of an offering stone and point out springs and an encampment site. Meet at the southwest corner of Fleet Farm parking lot at 9:30 am to form a car pool for the 30-minute drive to Nitschke Mounds. Dress for the weather, bring a snack, water, and a walking stick if needed. Walking is on a bark chip trail. For more information, see the Dodge County web site: http://www.co.dodge.wi.us/index.aspx?page=431 and/or read the chapter on Native Americans written by Don in History of Horicon Marsh (Miesche, 2012).
International Migratory Bird Day
Friday, May 2 and 3
HELP NEEDED PULLING GARLIC MUSTARD
Have you seen an area that garlic mustard has taken over? It is shocking how thick and extensive the plants can be. They can totally crowd out our native plants and spring ephemerals. The resulting loss of biodiversity affects the insects, birds and other animals. Doing nothing is not an option.
Consider joining with some other volunteers this spring in the effort to control garlic mustard. No experience is necessary. This is a perfect opportunity to learn to identify the plant and how to help control it. Each session will held from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. Bring garden gloves. Cancelled in the event of rain. For more info - contact 922-7931 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet at the Peebles Trail on Prairie Road (1/4 mile south of Winnebago Dr.): Friday May 2, Saturday May 3, and Friday May 9
Meet on Hwy K at the Peebles Trail (1/4 mile south of Winnebago Dr.): Saturday May 10, Saturday May 17 and Sunday May 18.
Friends of Kiekhaefer Park
Tuesday, April 8, 7 pm
Taycheedah Town Hall
Join other park users in this organizational meeting to support preservation and sustainable uses of this unique park. The meeting will discuss Friends of Kiekhaefer membership and establish volunteer workdays. Dates will be established for trail management, invasive species control, and prairie management. The meeting is Tuesday, April 8, 7 pm at the Taycheedah Town Hall.
More information available at KiekhaeferPark.org .
Whooping Cranes in Wisconsin
Wednesday, May 14, 7 pm
MPTC, Room O-104
A representative from the International Crane Foundation
will give a presentation on cranes and tell of the organization’s mission
to preserve these magnificent birds and their habitat.
Nature in the City
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Thank You to Photographers
See the beautiful work of photographers Elizabeth A.
W. Ahlborn facebook.com/elizabethahlbornphotography,
Gretchen Steele www.steelephotoservices.com, and Joel
Nisleit joelnisleitphotography.com in our newsletter, and
visit them online to see more of their photography!
Audubon Has a Facebook Page
Thank you to Brendan Wood-Taylor, who set up the
Fond du Lac County Audubon Facebook page. Please
go to our page and Like us! Facebook Page
Green River Rafting Expedition in Desolation Canyon
With An Emphasis on Human History and Archaeology
June 1-8, 2014
Registration for Desolation Canyon Raft Trip info here
Download Flier here
Support the Fond du Lac County Audubon Society by renewing through our local chapter. Click here.
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"It's not easy being green." Kermit T. Frog
Well, it's getting easier!!
Green Gifts for the holidays or anytime.
See Green Gifts
Just Fare Market is located at N7645 N.
Peebles Lane, Suite 2, Fond du Lac. For more
information and a map to the store, see justfare.org