The Station also conducts educational programs for the general public. Walks and open houses examine topics such as Winter Ecology, Bird Identification, and Spring Flora of the Cedarburg Bog.
Spring & Summer 2013
Sponsored by Friends of the Cedarburg Bog
- Woodcocks & Frogs
- April 18, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Hear the early voices of spring. Celebrate the chorus of frogs, woodcock, cranes, and other wetland noise-makers. Boots not needed; bring a flashlight.
- Woodcocks & Frogs and a Full Moon, Too
- April 25, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
The early spring chorus of frogs at the Field Station can be a religious experience. Woodcock, cranes, and other wetland noise-makers add their voices. Boots not needed; bring a flashlight.
- Annual Spring Meeting of the Wisconsin Phenological Society (Sponsored by the Wisconsin Phenological Society)
- Saturday, May 4, 1:00 - 4:00 pm.
- Phenology is the study of the timing of events in the life cycles of plants and animals, such as leafing out and flowering of plants or egg laying in birds. The UWM Field Station is engaged in a number of long-term phenological monitoring projects. We will tour the Field Station and talk about our plant and animal phenology studies. We'll also demonstrate how you can get involved in phenological monitoring through the USA National Phenology Network.
- At the North End of the Bog
- May 5, 9:00 a.m. - Noon
- Explore the public trails at the north end of the Bog. Trip starts from the UWM Field Station parking lot.
- Marsh Marigold Walk
- May 12, 9:00 a.m. - Noon
- Marsh marigolds are the showiest wildflower of the wetlands, and they’re out before the mosquitoes. Come see the Bog in early spring.
- What's Up in the Bog?
- May 26, 9:00 a.m. - Noon
- Everything was early in 2012. Hike the boardwalk and experience the sights and sounds of spring.
- Spring Bird Walk
- June 2, 6:30 -8:30 a.m.
- Search for migrants and breeding birds of the Bog. Bring binoculars, dress for the weather.
- Solstice Walk
- June 20, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
- Take a walk in the Bog as the sun sets on our longest day. Bring insect repellant.
Events are free and open to the public. No dogs, please! A $3.00 donation to the Friends is suggested.
Reservations required - space is limited. Please call (262) 675-6844 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, phone number, and the walk you are planning to attend. If you have a hand lens, binoculars, or a flashlight, bring them depending on the event.
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