Audubon offers programs, field trips, activities, and workshops related to the environment. From September through May, monthly evening programs take place at Moraine Park Technical College. From National Avenue, turn into parking lot O and enter door O-1. Classrooms are on your left. Audubon programs are open to the public with no admission fee. Adults, families, and young people with an interest in environmental issues are encouraged to attend. Our complete schedule of events, programs, and field trips can be downloaded here.
YARDENING WITH MOTHER NATURE
Wednesday, October 10, 7 pm
MPTC, Room O-102
Margaret Mary Gerhard, environmentalist, teacher, and artistic recycler, will give a lively presentation on the marriage of your yard and garden! Develop a more eco-friendly, edible landscape that is safe, sensible, and water-wise.
URBAN WILDLIFE WORKSHOP: MANAGE WILDLIFE IN YOUR YARD
Saturday, November 3, 9 am–1 pm
Fond du Lac Public Library, McLane Room
You, too, can have a bit of the wilderness in your own backyard. Learn how at this workshop presented at the Fond du Lac Public Library by David Drake, UW-Extension wildlife specialist and professor in the UW-Madison Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology. The workshop is from 9 am to 1 pm on Saturday, November 3. The program is free. Register here or on the Fond du Lac Public Library website and click Calendar. Refreshments will be served.
Participants will learn how to create, enhance, and manage habitats in urban and suburban areas to attract wildlife. Learn how to identify urban wildlife species, how to develop a backyard wildlife management plan, and how to manage wildlife damage.
COMMUNITY SHOPPING NIGHT
Thursday, December 6, 6 – 8 pm
Just Fare Market, Peebles
Purchase unique gifts, coffee, chocolate, and other fair trade items. Just Fare Market will donate 15% of total sales to Audubon during those hours. This is a great way to contribute to both Audubon and the social justice movement encompassed by Just Fare Market.
SNOWY OWLS AND PROJECT SNOWSTORM
Wednesday, December 12, 7 pm
MPTC, Room O-104
Gene Jacobs, President of Raptor Services, will give a presentation on snowy owls and the tracking of their annual movements.