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First Light Birding Bus Tour: Saturday

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

This is a field trip designed for birders who want to add as many species as possible to their bird lists. Field trip leaders are Jeff Bahls and Pat Horn. […]

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The Big Sit

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

The Big Sit at the Festival Saturday, May 11, 2024, 6:30am–12pm Free Event Location: Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center Join Horicon birders Seth Cutright and Becca Sher for a […]

Bird Hike at Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center

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

 Join trip leader, Tim Hahn, 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 […]

International Crane Foundation Activity Station

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

Please join the International Crane Foundation for an opportunity to learn hands-on how scientists monitor cranes using colorful leg bands and tracking devices. At this activity station you will have the opportunity to band your own paper crane and learn about different strategies our scientists use to monitor cranes at Horicon and across their flyway, […]

Bird Hike at Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center

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

 Join trip leader, Tim Hahn, 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 is a possibility. Meet at the Horicon […]

Family Fun with Birds

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

Family Fun with Birds: Saturday, May 11 9:30am-3pm. Bring your family out for the Horicon Marsh Bird Festival May 10-12.  Before the kids hit the trails in search of birds, bring them into the Visitor Center to make their own binoculars! We will have a Make and Take station all weekend where kids can decorate […]

Chili Lunch

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

Grab a bite to eat at the Horicon Marsh Education & Visitor Center’s Chili Lunch. Enjoy a relaxing meal while sitting inside the lower lobby of the visitor center or enjoy the day at any of the picnic tables surrounding the visitor center. Cash only. Chili Lunch proceeds benefit the Friends of Horicon Marsh Education […]

Beginning Birding

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

Your hike leader will be Liz Herzmann. This program will introduce binocular and field guide use and bird identification. A short bird hike will accompany the program. The hike may be on uneven trails, but they are rated easy. This is for ALL ages that want to learn more about birding. Meet at the Horicon […]

Wisconsin’s Trumpeter Swan Recovery Program: A 35-Year Retrospective (1989-2024) on Research, Management, and Collaboration

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

Join us in the auditorium of the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center from 1:30-3pm to learn about the fascinating history of the Trumpeter Swan in Wisconsin with DNR biologist, Sumner Matteson. Starting in the early 1980s with an idea from WDNR waterfowl research scientist, the late Richard Hunt, to reintroduce Trumpeter Swans to Wisconsin, […]

Photographing Birds in Their Environment

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

Please join PhotoMidwest for an approximately 3-hour introductory bird photography class at the Horicon Marsh Visitor Center beginning at 4pm on Saturday, May 11. The class begins with a classroom session followed by about 2 hours photographing in Horicon Marsh. If there is bad weather, DNR staff will have mounted specimens to practice photographing indoors […]

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Hot Spot Birding: Saturday

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

Trip leader Jeff Bahls and Tim Hahn will be using the knowledge obtained from other festival field trips in finding various birding locations (Hot Spots) in hopes of adding as many species as possible in the time allotted. We may even strike out on our own to a new birding spot not included in this […]

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Screeches, Squawks and, Squeals of the Marsh

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

During the day, Horicon Marsh is a relaxing and tranquil place to enjoy nature. But the dark mysteries of the marsh at night can be "chilling" to those not accustomed to the sounds of nocturnal creatures. Hike leader Liz Herzmann will dispel the myths of the night as she helps you identify the many nocturnal […]