Oct 24 – Gourmet Carry-Out Fall Picnic

Oct 24 – Gourmet Carry-Out Fall Picnic
Date: October 24, 2020
Time: All-day

Save the Date for our first-ever Fall picnic. We’re organizing a gourmet picnic for you: just pick up your lunch at Muscatatuck County Park, in Vernon. The park is large and has a diversity of habitats – forests, creeks, and restored pollinator habitat, plus several shelter houses with picnic tables. You can find a place […]

Oct 17 – Intro to Nature Journaling: Afternoon Session

Oct 17 – Intro to Nature Journaling: Afternoon Session
Date: October 17, 2020
Time: 2:00 pm  to  4:00 pm

Slow down and pay attention to nature with this intro to nature journaling. This is kid-friendly (but an adult/kid combo is needed). RSVP is required. Purchase your tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-nature-journaling-afternoon-session-tickets-122298410839 About this Event   Nature journaling is a good way to slow down and pay attention to nature. Join naturalist Kirsten Carlson in Versailles, where […]

Oct 17 – Intro to Nature Journaling: Morning Session

Oct  17 – Intro to Nature Journaling: Morning Session
Date: October 17, 2020
Time: 11:00 am  to  1:00 pm

Slow down and pay attention to nature with this intro to nature journaling. This is kid-friendly (but an adult/kid combo is needed). RSVP is required. Purchase your tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-nature-journaling-morning-session-tickets-122292876285 About this Event   Nature journaling is a good way to slow down and pay attention to nature. Join naturalist Kirsten Carlson in Versailles, where […]

Oct 10 – Guided Nature Hike at Hilltop Farm Nature Preserve

Oct 10 – Guided Nature Hike at Hilltop Farm Nature Preserve
Date: October 10, 2020
Time: 1:30 pm  to  4:30 pm

We’ve restored 19 acres of pollinator habitat at Hilltop Farm Nature Preserve. Join volunteer Chrys Cook, who has lead the restoration, for a walk through the wildflowers and woods. RSVP is required. Purchase your ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/guided-nature-hike-at-hilltop-farm-nature-preserve-tickets-122308017573 The event will start in the pollinator habitat, looping around fields of native wildflowers. Chrys will share what’s […]

Oct 8 – Outdoor Yoga

Oct 8 – Outdoor Yoga
Date: October 8, 2020
Time: 5:30 pm  to  7:00 pm

The best way to explore Autumn at Webster Woods is through a sensory all levels yoga practice with Becky Staab, owner of Yoga IN Madison. Come prepared to feel, smell, listen, taste, and see the Fall wonders of this unique Oak Heritage preserve as we stretch and breath to the symphony of crickets and cicadas! […]

Sept 26 – Butterfly Photography Workshop

Sept 26 – Butterfly Photography Workshop
Date: September 26, 2020
Time: 10:00 am  to  11:30 am

Join photographer Bernie Kasper for a workshop honing your butterfly photography skills. Intermediate to advanced photography workshop. RSVP Required. Purchase your tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/122224762555 About this Event Bernie Kasper knows how to photograph butterflies – and he wants to share what he’s learned with you. Join Bernie at his favorite Oak Heritage preserve, Monarch Meadows, […]

Sept 17 – Oct 1 – Nature Quest: Monarch Migration (for Great Outdoor Week!)

Sept 17 – Oct 1 – Nature Quest: Monarch Migration (for Great Outdoor Week!)
Date: September 17, 2020 - October 1, 2020
Time: All-day

Join us for Nature Quest during Great Outdoor Week 2020! Nature Quest is a fun, free event happening throughout Fall 2020. Check out how it works below. We’ve released our second challenge just in time for Great Outdoor Week 2020: Monarch Migration. Click here to download the challenge. Pro Tip: This challenge is a perfect fit for Hilltop Farm Nature […]

Sept 12 – Nature Quest: Pond Life

Sept 12 – Nature Quest: Pond Life
Date: September 12, 2020 - September 18, 2020
Time: 9:00 am

Nature Quest is a fun, free event happening throughout Fall 2020. Families can do Nature Quest together, but still social distance from others. Every other week, we’ll release a new “challenge” with themes like Monarch Migration, Spider Webs, and more. The challenges ask you to look for animal tracks, draw insect wings, listen for birds, […]

May 20 – Nature at Home: A (Virtual) Visit to the Smithsonian’s Habitat Exhibit

May 20 – Nature at Home: A (Virtual) Visit to the Smithsonian’s Habitat Exhibit
Date: May 20, 2020 - May 26, 2020
Time: All-day

Let’s head to our nation’s capital (virtually!) for a tour of the Smithsonian’s Habitats exhibit. They’re spending two years focusing on all the life outside the museum walls. Right now, they’re making the exhibit virtual. There are 15 exhibits in all. There are videos, photos, and more for you to explore. Here’s a sampling of […]

May 12 – Nature at Home: #INslowmoments

May 12 – Nature at Home: #INslowmoments
Date: May 12, 2020 - May 18, 2020
Time: All-day

This week’s Nature at Home project comes to us from Indiana Humanities. We’re in love with the #INslowmoments campaign. The whole point is to get outside, slow down, and capture a video of whatever part of the Indiana landscape inspires you, whether it’s a creek, the hop of a rocky outcropping, the bottom of a […]