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:

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Time: Session 3: 1:00-3:30 pm OR Session 4: 6:00-8:30 pm

Lakeside Park Pavilion (located in Lakeside Park, Fond du Lac)

Using a variety of natural materials, create a beautiful evergreen wreath and swag that will enhance your home’s winter decor. To register for a session, call (920) 940-8869 or email by November 8. Space is limited. This program is best for people more than 12 years old. Cost: $20.00/person; fee payable to the Gottfried Arboretum.



Saturday, December 9, 2017

Gifts with a Natural Touch Exploring Nature Program

Time:  December 9, 10:00 am-12:00 pm OR 12:30-2:30 pm (Saturday)

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

Use inspirations and materials from nature to make several crafts including nature print cards, sun catchers and mini winter wreaths. To register call (920) 533-8322 by December 8 to ensure that we have plenty of supplies. This program is best for families/groups with children between the ages of 6 and 12 years.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

An Evening with Nature

Winter Birds and How to Attract Them
Ice Age Visitor Center
Presenter: William P. Mueller, Director
Western Great Lakes Bird and Bat Observatory

Birds bring excitement to a barren winter day. Discover
what birds spend their winters in Wisconsin and ways to
attract them to your yard.

Time:  7:00-8:30 pm

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

This program is most appropriate for people more than 10 years old.


Friday, December 15, 2017

Clever Crows Nature Storytime

Time:  9:30-10:30 am

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

Crows are big, black birds that are always making noise. We’ll try to figure out what these clever crows may be talking about. This hour of nature fun awaits 3 to 6 year olds with accompanying adults.


Thursday, December 21, 2017

Winter Solstice Night Hike

Time:  6:30-8:00 pm

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

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