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Pringle Nature Center Event: Beginning Geocaching

April 12, 2014

(262) 857-8008

Hours:

12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Geocaching is a sport where people use their GPS’s to play hide and seek with cache’s, sometimes filled with treasure. $5 general public.

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Pringle Nature Center Event: Vernal Equinox Hike

March 21, 2014

(262) 857-8008

Hours:

7 – 8:30 p.m.

We will talk about the night time and how the equinox is celebrated. $5 general public. Please register by March 15.

  • Petrifying Springs Park
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Maple Syruping Hike

March 8, 2014 and March 29, 2014

(262) 857-8008

Hours:

11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.

Presented by Pringle Nature Center at Petrifying Springs Park, take a guided walk through the sugar bush and enjoy a talk about the Maple syruping process from tree to table. Meet at Pavilion #6. Free; donations accepted.

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Pringle Nature Center Event: Nature Story Time Hike

February 1, 2014, March 1, 2014, April 5, 2014, May 3, 2014

(262) 857-8008

Hours:

10 – 11 a.m.

Bring out the little ones as a book is read, and a hike is taken. This is a free monthly program.

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Pringle Nature Center Event: Invasive Species Workday

April 26, 2014 and May 24, 2014

(262) 857-8008

Hours:

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Help us to continue to restore our Oak Savanna and Prairie areas. We will be cutting down buckthorn, multi-flora rose, and other invasive plants. Free.

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3rd Annual Golf Outing Fundraiser for Our Wounded Warriors

June 20, 2014

Raffles, prizes, good bags. Sponsored by Southern Wisconsin All Airborne Chapter of the 82nd Airborne Division Association Inc. 

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Pringle Nature Center Event: Geminids Meteor Shower Viewing

December 13, 2014

(262) 857-8008

Hours:

9 – 11 p.m.

At the peak, you can see up to 60 meteors per hour! There will be a short presentation before heading out with hot chocolate to watch.

  • Richard Bong State Recreation Area
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Richard Bong State Recreation Area program: GO Ice Fishing!

January 18, 2014 and January 25, 2014

(262) 878-5600

Hours:

9 – 11 a.m.

Bundle up and join the naturalist to learn the basics of how to ice fish safely and effectively then go out to try and catch a fish of your own!  All equipment provided.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  

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Richard Bong State Recreation Area program: Celebrate the Solstice

December 21, 2013

(262) 878-5600

Hours:

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Enjoy a natural celebration at this busy time of year.  Learn how others have celebrated the return of the sun then hike and do some of your own celebrating.  Dress to be outside.

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Richard Bong State Recreation Area program: Search for Short-eared Owls

November 9, 2013

(262) 878-5600

Hours:

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

We’re lucky to have this rare grassland predator visit for the winter.  Discover how their unique adaptations help them survive before we drive in search of them.