Kettle Moraine State Forest – Northern Unit

The Kettle Moraine–Northern Unit is comprised of about 30,000 acres stretching 30 miles across Sheboygan, Fond du Lac, and Washington Counties. The forest is managed for multiple use, including recreation management, sustainable forest products, water quality and soil protection, terrestrial and aquatic wildlife, native biological diversity, and aesthetics.

Programs and Activities:

 

Birds at My Feeder Nature Storytime

December 7, 9:30-10:30 a.m. (Friday)

Ice Age Visitor Center (located off Hwy 67 half mile west of Dundee)

Even on the coldest days of winter, a bird feeder can be a flurry of activity. Discover what birds may visit your feeder and what they like to eat. This hour of nature fun awaits 3 to 6 year olds with accompanying adults.

Nature Crafts Exploring Nature Program

December 8, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 pm OR 12:30-2:30 p.m. (Saturday)

Ice Age Visitor Center (located off Hwy 67 half mile west of Dundee)

Let your creativity flow!  Using supplies found in nature, we will create a variety of crafts including flower magnets, nature candles, and evergreen wrapping paper. To ensure plenty of supplies, call (920) 533-8322 by December 7. This program is best for families/groups with children between the ages of 6 and 12 years.

How Small Birds Survive Winter’s Weather

An Evening with Nature Program

December 13, 7:00-8:30 p.m. (Thursday)

Ice Age Visitor Center (located off Hwy 67 half mile west of Dundee)

Presenter: Sheldon Copper, Ph.D., Professor at UW-Oshkosh

With sub-zero temperatures and howling winds, how do the small birds survive? With Dr. Cooper, uncover their amazing adaptations for surviving winter’s harsh weather. This program is most appropriate for people over 10 years old.

Look!  Look Again! Nature Storytime

December 21, 9:30-10:30 a.m. (Friday)

Ice Age Visitor Center (located off Hwy 67 half mile west of Dundee)

Sometimes it takes a double look to see an animal standing right in front of us. Uncover how creatures of all kinds use camouflage to survive. This hour of nature fun awaits 3 to 6 year olds with accompanying adults.

Winter Solstice Night Hike

December 21, 6:30-8:00 p.m. (Friday)

Zillmer Trail Shelter (located off County Road SS between Hwy G and Hwy 67 near New Prospect)

Gather around the fire as we share traditions of the longest night of the year. We will then travel through the dark woods to find out what animals are awake and braving the cold of a winter night. This program is best for families with children over 6 years old.

Friday, January 4, 2019

Seasons Go Round Nature Storytime

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Activities: Nature study, Story time
Location: Ice Age Visitor Center (located off Hwy 67 half mile west of Dundee).

Winter, spring, summer, fall… Every year the seasons go round and round. Learn about why we have four seasons in Wisconsin. This hour of nature fun awaits 3 to 6 year olds with accompanying adults. Location: