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Bird and nature outings
Sun, Feb 2, 1:30 pm – 3 pm, join naturalist Jeff Steele for a winter walk through three ecosystems to identify dried seed pods, mammal tracks and scat, winter birds, and much more. This is World Wetlands Day so we will also learn how aquatic animals survive winter in the marsh.
Sun, March 1, 1:30 pm – 3 pm, Sugar Moon hunger with Master Naturalist guide Kathlean Wolf.
first Sunday of EVERY month, year-round, ALWAYS 1:30 pm – 3 pm
Family-friendly bird and nature walks led by naturalist guides and other local experts.
Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park, North Unit, 6098 N. Sherman Ave. Follow N. Sherman Ave. north to the parking lot at the end of the gravel road. (map)
Sponsored by Madison Parks and the Friends of Cherokee Marsh. Questions? Contact Paul Noeldner at (608)-698-0104 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Madison Parks Bird and Nature Outings page
Brush cutting at Cherokee Marsh - Mendota Unit
Tues, Feb 4, 1 - 3 pm
Help cut invasive honeysuckle and buckthorn to open the understory in the woods.
Dress appropriately for the weather and working on uneven ground. Wear closed-toe shoes or boots and gloves. We'll have loppers to use.
Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park - Mendota Unit. Meet near the west end of Knutson Dr.
Directions: From the intersection of N. Sherman Ave and Northport Dr, take Northport Dr north for about 1.6 miles and turn left onto Knutson Dr. Continue for about 0.5 mile. Park on the street. The approximate address for navigating is 32 Knutson Dr
If you are planning to attend, it's helpful to let us know by contacting email@example.com. This helps in our planning, and we can let you know of any changes or cancellations.
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 608 215 0426
Tree and brush removal at Yahara Heights
Fri, Feb 7, 9 am – 12 noon
Volunteer work day with Dane County Parks
Please arrive by 8:50 am as we would like to be ready to start 9 am sharp.
Chainsaw Safety Training Certification is required if using a chainsaw
during this project. Volunteers are also needed to gather and stack brush.
Dress for the weather. Bring drinking water.
Please be sure to sign up in advance as it helps in planning for the project: cancellations due to weather or other details we need to share.
Any questions please feel free to contact:
Lars: (608)- 286-9497
Yahara Heights County Park: Caton Lane entrance.
From central Madison, going north on Hwy 113, turn RIGHT (east) on River Road, then RIGHT (south) on Riverview Road to “T” intersection with Caton Lane, Directly in front across Caton Lane is a metal gate into the park. The address for navigating is Caton Ln, Waunakee, WI 53597. map
F-35s, PFAS, Truax and you: a forum
Sun, Feb 9, 2 – 4 pm
Madison East High School Auditorium, 2222 E Washington Ave, enter on 4th Street
Wed, Feb 19, 5:30 pm – 7 pm
Wed, March 18, 5:30 pm – 7 pm
Members and the public are welcome at our monthly board meetings. Occasionally we reschedule, so contact us to confirm: (608) 215-0426, email@example.com
Warner Park Community Recreation Center
, 1625 Northport Dr (map