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Bird and nature outings
Limited to the first 10 participants on site, no advance signups.
Do not use parks or trails if you are sick with symptoms such as fever, cough or shortness of breath. Maintain a social distance of at least six feet from people other than your household members.
Sun, Oct 4, 1:30 pm – 3 pm, fall tree walk with arborist Sean Gere
Sun, Nov 1, 1:30 pm – 3 pm, Ice Age geology with naturalist guide Paul Noeldner
first Sunday of EVERY month, year-round, ALWAYS 1:30 pm – 3 pm
Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park - North Unit, 6098 N Sherman Ave. Follow N. Sherman Ave. north to the parking area at the end of the gravel road.
Contact: Paul Noeldner, firstname.lastname@example.org, 608-698-0104
Intro to kayak clinic
Tuesday, Oct 13, 4 pm - 6 pm
Cherokee Park, 1000 Burning Wood Way
Ages: 12 and up
Madison School & Recreation (MSCR) instructors provide introductory information on equipment, basic paddling strokes, and then let you hit the water to enjoy the lakes. All PFDs, paddles, boats and equipment are sanitized for your safety and left untouched for at least 24 hours between participant usage. You are welcome to bring your own Coast Guard approved Type III PFD. If you weigh less than 90 lbs, you must bring your own PFD. Best suited for ages 12+, if under 16 you must register with an adult unless otherwise noted.
Learn the basics to start paddling safely. These courses give introductory information about boats, safety equipment, water safety and paddling techniques. If you’ve never been in a boat before, this is a great place to start!
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