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May 2017

Wisdom Prairie Workday

May 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Volunteer with the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at an upcoming workday. Help improve the ecological health of the land, meet new people, work outside with old friends and have fun. 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 1 days before the workday(s) you wish to attend.…

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Dinner lecture

May 31 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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$35

Yahara 2070: Exploring the Future of the Yahara Watershed Steve Carpenter, Professor of Zoology, Director of the Center for Limnology at UW­-Madison and Recipient of the Stockholm Water Prize, which is often called the Nobel Prize for Water, will share with you the complex issues confronting the Yahara watershed and possible future conditions of our lakes, streams and watershed. Cost $35/person Register Register by May 17, 2017. Registration closed.

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June 2017

Wisdom Prairie Workday

June 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Volunteer with the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at an upcoming workday. Help improve the ecological health of the land, meet new people, work outside with old friends and have fun. 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 1 days before the workday(s) you wish to attend.…

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Wisdom Prairie Workday

June 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Volunteer with the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at an upcoming workday. Help improve the ecological health of the land, meet new people, work outside with old friends and have fun. 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 1 days before the workday(s) you wish to attend.…

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July 2017

Wisdom Prairie Workday

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Volunteer with the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at an upcoming workday. Help improve the ecological health of the land, meet new people, work outside with old friends and have fun. 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 1 days before the workday(s) you wish to attend.…

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Evening tour

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Free

Enjoy the enchanting evening light as we walk through prairies near the height of bloom time. There will be lots of yellow flowered composites like yellow coneflower, coreopsis and prairie dock. These contrast with purple prairie clover and butterfly milkweed. Flying among them we hope to see several kinds of butterfly and moths. We also hope to see gold finches swooping over the prairie having their evening meal. Sylvia Marek, expert naturalist will be joined by Greg Armstrong to lead the tour of the Wisdom…

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Outing to Spring Green Preserve and Hemlock Draw

July 19 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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$55

Prickly pear cactus at Spring Green Preserve. Photo by Mike McDowell. We will visit two very different but equally interesting and beautiful State Natural Areas. Board the bus at Holy Wisdom Monastery for an 8:30 am departure. In the morning we visit Spring Green Preserve which is on an old sandy Wisconsin River terrace. Many desert-like plants live in this dry environment including the prickly pear cactus. We then head to the River View Terrace Cafe situated in the Taliesin Visitor Center overlooking the…

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Wisdom Prairie Workday

July 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Volunteer with the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at an upcoming workday. Help improve the ecological health of the land, meet new people, work outside with old friends and have fun. 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 1 days before the workday(s) you wish to attend.…

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August 2017

Wisdom Prairie Workday

August 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Volunteer with the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at an upcoming workday. Help improve the ecological health of the land, meet new people, work outside with old friends and have fun. 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 1 days before the workday(s) you wish to attend.…

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Luncheon lecture

August 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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$35

The Glacial Geology of the Town of Westport and Surrounding Area Enjoy lunch at the monastery and learn about how the shape and substance of the land came about. Emeritus Professor of Geology and expert glacial geologist David Mickelson will share with us the very interesting and complex history of our area. Cost $35   Registration Register by July 27, 2017. Registration closed.

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4200 County Road M
Middleton WI 53562
608-836-1631, x100
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