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Spring Fest: Building Bridges by Restoring Prairie

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Free event for the whole family! Activities for all ages. Bring your friends and family.

Participate in archaeology, pottery, nature, and other family-friendly demonstrations and activities, take a hike on our hiking trails, visit with the WINC Animal Ambassadors, take a Historic Farm Building Tour, attend Peggy Rozga’s “Restoring Prairie” book launch, learn about Honeybee Temperature Regulation, take a Tour of our Prairie with Marlin Johnson, and explore the Insects in the Prairie with the UW-Madison Insect Ambassadors.

Schedule of events:

10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Archaeology, pottery, nature, and other family-friendly demonstrations and activities; take a hike on our hiking paths

10 a.m.-noon: WINC Animal Ambassador Meet and Greet

10-10:30 a.m.: Historic Farm Building Tour — Marlin Johnson

10:30-11:30 a.m.: Peggy Rozga’s Restoring Prairie book launch and poetry reading

Noon-1 p.m.: Stay cool: Exploring how honeybees regulate hive temperature — Chelsea Cook, Marquette University

1-2 p.m.: Prairie Tour — Marlin Johnson

2-3 p.m.: Insects and the Prairie — UW-Madison Insect Ambassadors

Plan to stay the whole day. Dress for the weather and bring a lunch. Updates and event schedule will be posted on our FB page. Donations are greatly appreciated and will be applied to our bridge repair fund.

We hope to see you there!


May 18
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Oconomowoc, WI 53066 United States
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