Other Education Programs
Wild Fungi Foraging & Other Wild Edibles
Saturday, September 24th at 1:00pm
Fall Forest Frolic
Saturday, October 1st @ 10:00am
Follow a naturalist for a hike in the woods to look for signs of fall. As the leaves begin to change and the temperature begins to cool, the animals and the plants alter the ways that they interact with us and with the world around them – our naturalist will discuss just how they do it! Be sure to dress for the weather. Pre-registration required. $4.00 per person. Please sign up here.
Saturday, October 15th @ 10:00am
Do you want to learn more about the wonderful world of fungi? Lichens are one of the most unique and fascinating symbiotic organisms that grow ALL AROUND US, but these small wonders are often overlooked.
This family-friendly, naturalist-led program features an indoor presentation, followed by an outdoor hike, where you will learn where to find and identify some of the lichens found along the trails here at Ledge View!
Pre-registration required, $4 per person. Please sign up here.
Trick ‘r Treat Woods Walk
Sunday, October 30th
A different kind of Halloween experience… Don your costumes (optional), have candy buckets ready, and switch on your thinking caps for this wiz-kid’s wander through the woods.
Follow a map along lantern-lit trails, and discover some fun Wisconsin animals along the way. These chatty animals will share with you some of their survival secrets and then pose a trivia question! answer correctly and get a piece of candy. Hit all of the critter stops to fill up your candy bucket!
The program allows families to walk at their own pace and will be educational and fun.
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required, $5.00 per child. Please sign up here.