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April 2019

Dinner Lecture: The Virtues of Natural Land Management

April 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$40

The Friends of Pheasant Branch Conservancy and Friends of Wisdom Prairie join together to offer this dinner and panel discussion on the Virtues of Natural Land Management. The event will take place at Holy Wisdom Monastery.   Speakers Jeffrey Sledge will discuss the issues related to the health benefits of Natural Lands for volunteers and visitors who experience being in an ecological community. He is the Research Scientist and Director of the Health and Built Environment Lab at the University…

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Wisdom Prairie Workday

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 19, 2019

Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Volunteer on the land and help preserve and protect this important area on the north shore of Lake Mendota. Work outside with old friends, meet new people and have fun. Join the party! Meet at the monastery building entrance at 9:00 am and come prepared to work outside. Wear sturdy shoes, long pants a hat and gloves. We will work until noon, but will take a break mid-morning with a snack and conversation. Bring your friends! Register one day or more before the…

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Grounds tour

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
Free

Sights and Sounds of Spring led by naturalist Sylvia Marek and Greg Armstrong Join us for a tour of Holy Wisdom Monastery lands in the spring when we can listen for the birds and frogs and see the exuberance of spring growth. No registration necessary, just come and bring your friends!

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May 2019

Caring for Common Ground

May 31 @ 6:00 pm - June 2 @ 4:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$95

Education for Spiritually-Based Ecological Restoration People from diverse religious (and non-religious) traditions and spiritual practices are invited to learn together how to do ecological restoration that helps to heal the land, and to share how their faith perspectives inform their environmental commitments. Join and become part of an interfaith restoration community of practice. What is Caring for Common Ground? Caring for Common Ground is an educational program convened by Holy Wisdom Monastery, in collaboration with the Earth Partnership (UW-Madison) program,…

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July 2019

Wisdom Prairie Workday

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Volunteer on the land and help preserve and protect this important area on the north shore of Lake Mendota. Work outside with old friends, meet new people and have fun. Join the party! Meet at the monastery building entrance at 9:00 am and come prepared to work outside. Wear sturdy shoes, long pants a hat and gloves. We will work until noon, but will take a break mid-morning with a snack and conversation. Bring your friends! Register one day or more before the…

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Grounds tour

July 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
Free

Summer in the Prairie Join naturalist Sylvia Marek and Greg Armstrong on a summer tour of the Holy Wisdom Monastery grounds. We will have a chance to enjoy the exuberance of growth and vibrant colors of the prairies. All are welcome. No registration necessary, just come and bring your friends!

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August 2019

Outing to Nachusa Grasslands

August 6 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Join the Friends of Wisdom Prairie on this unique outing to the Nachusa Grasslands in Franklin Grove, Illinois. Learn about this grassland that is home to a bison herd. More details coming soon. Photo from the Nachusa Grasslands website.

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October 2019

Grounds Tour: Autumn Color Tour

October 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
Free

This tour of Holy Wisdom Monastery lands in the autumn will give us a chance to enjoy the brilliant colors of trees and the many vivid colors of the prairie flowers. Naturalist Sylvia Marek and Greg Armstrong lead the tour. No registration necessary, just come and bring your friends!

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