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Ledge Park. Price $15. Trip leader: Matt Herzmann.

Ledge park is part of the Dodge County Park system.  Ledge Park (82 acres) lies along the Niagara Escarpment, a natural rock ledge which divides the park into upper and lower areas and provides a breathtaking overlook of the famous Horicon Marsh and surrounding countryside. The area is heavily wooded and located along the Niagara […]

$15

Bird Hike at Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center. Price $15. Trip leader: Tim Hahn

Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center N7725 Highway 28, Horicon, WI

Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center Kid & Family Event.  Join leaders for a hike that will focus on bird species along the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center trail system; a boardwalk reaching out to Indermuehle Island through the marsh and covering a variety of habitats. Walking on uneven trails and in damp foliage […]

$15

NEW! Mud Lake Birding Tour. Price: $25.00. Trip leaders Jeff Bahls and Brad Webb

Joins us for this new tour. This wildlife area is the 2nd largest in Dodge County.   Most of the 4,500-acre Mud Lake wildlife area is floodplain marsh, dominated by river bulrush and other aquatic plants. The Beaver Dam River runs through the heart of the property where it joins the Crawfish River at the southern […]

$25

NEW! Waupun Boardwalk: Price $15. Trip leader: Rick Vant Hoff.

The hike on the Waupun boardwalk is 2/3 of a mile long and winds alongside the Rock River.  The boardwalk goes out to the river itself and through a woodland area.  With migration underway, there is the potential for spotting a wide variety of birds.  Meet at Edgewood Church and park in the south lot.  […]

$15

Bird Hike at Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center. Price $15. Trip leader: Tim Hahn

Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center N7725 Highway 28, Horicon, WI

Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center Kid & Family Event.  Join leaders for a hike that will focus on bird species along the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center trail system; a boardwalk reaching out to Indermuehle Island through the marsh and covering a variety of habitats. Walking on uneven trails and in damp foliage […]

$15

Virtual Nest Box Monitoring. Zoom. Registration required. Limit 100.

Take a behind the scenes peek into the homes of some of Wisconsin’s cavity nesting birds.  Meet the Marsh Haven Martins with Marsh Haven Director Renee Wahlen, check on the bluebirds of the Horicon Marsh with DNR educator Liz Herzmann and snoop on some wood ducks with DNR assistant educator, Caleb Jenks.  See how citizen […]

New Miescke Ponds Birding. Price $15. Trip Leader: Jeff Bahls

Join us for a hike around the Miescke ponds area.  These impoundments on the west side of Horicon Marsh, encompass an oak savanna, grasslands and shallow ponds.  This 1.6-mile loop hike will be along a grass trail and gravel road. Meet at the end of Mieske Ditch Road.  Take Swan Road west of Horicon and […]

$15

Birding the Marsh Haven Nature Center Trails. Price $15. Trip leader: Rick Vant Hoff.

Marsh Haven Nature Center W10145 Wisconsin 49, Waupun, WI

The hike at Marsh Haven Nature Center consists of three different trails; a wetland trail, a prairie trail and a woodland trail, with no trail longer than ½ mile.  Common birds in the area are Eastern Bluebirds, swallows, a variety of sparrows, hawks, Sandhill Cranes and more.  The spring season holds potential for spotting a […]

$15

Field Trip – Thursday,  May 20th, 6PM

Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center N7725 Highway 28, Horicon, WI

Meet at Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center located at N7725 Highway 28 in Horicon. We will hike out from the center and search for spring migrants and marsh species.  Free.

September meeting September 16th 2021 7 PM

Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center N7725 Highway 28, Horicon, WI

Snapshot Wisconsin, Let’s Discover Our Wildlife Together. Presented by Annie McDonnell. Snapshot Wisconsin is a state-wide, volunteer-based wildlife research project utilizing trail cameras to detect wildlife populations. We will discuss the history of the project, an overview of its scientific applications, and how members of the public can get involved. Annie will share some of […]

Field trip: Swift night out

105 N Dickason Blvd, Columbus, WI 53925 105 N Dickason Blvd, Columbus, WI

New! Swift night out September 18th 6:45 PM- 7:45PM 105 N Dickason Blvd, Columbus, WI 53925 This is the Columbus city hall building. We will meet in the parking lot on the north side of the building. We will watch migrating Chimney swifts come to roost as they enter the chimneys of the historic building […]