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September 2016

Wisdom Prairie Workday

September 28, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Please note: this workday takes place at the Pheasant Branch Conservancy We will join Dane County Parks at the Pheasant Branch Conservancy to collect prairie seed. Meet at the County Parking Lot, 4864 Pheasant Branch Rd, Middleton. The lot is approximately 1.2 miles on Pheasant Branch Road after turning off Century Ave. The lot is a gravel lot on the right. Register one day before the workday. Join the party! Volunteer with the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at their workdays in…

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October 2016

Outing to International Crane Foundation and Aldo Leopold Shack

October 8, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Aldo Leopold Shack

The International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, Wisconsin leads the conservation efforts for all 15 species of cranes internationally. They have developed relationships and agreements around the world addressing the health of the landscapes that sustain not only cranes but also people and a wealth of biological diversity. We will see and learn about all of the crane species and their conservation. The Aldo Leopold Foundation is located on the Leopold farm in Sauk County where world-famous conservationist and environmental philosopher Aldo Leopold…

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Wisdom Prairie Workday

October 13, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Please note: this workday is on Thursday, instead of Wednesday and will be held at Yahara Heights County Park We will join Dane County Parks at Yahara Heights County Park to collect prairie seed. Driving directions: Going north on Highway 113, turn right on River Road, then right on Riverview Road to "T" intersection. Turn right onto Canton Lane, continue to dead end and travel into area along park road. Join the party! Volunteer with the Friends of Wisdom Prairie…

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Wisdom Prairie Workday

October 26, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Join the party! Volunteer with the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at their workdays in 2016, on various Wednesdays from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. A snack will be provided. Register one day or more before the workday you wish to attend. Register online or Contact Greg Armstrong at garmstrong@benedictinewomen.org, 608-836-1631, x123. View a list of all workdays in 2016

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November 2016

Friends of Wisdom Prairie Dinner Lecture

November 2, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Ron Endres, left, teaches volunteers how to sow prairie seeds at Holy Wisdom Monastery. Ron will receive the Conservationist of the Year award from Gathering Waters Conservancy at this year's Friends of Wisdom Prairie annual dinner. Come thank Ron for all his hard work in prairies all over Dane County! Madagascar and Cape Province of South Africa with Randy Hoffman Lemurs and Baobab trees are just two of the amazing beings that inhabit the Island of…

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Wisdom Prairie Workday—Prairie Seeding

November 5, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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You are invited to a special Friends of Wisdom Prairie workday on Saturday November 5, 2016. From 9:00 am until noon we will be planting about 3 acres of prairie, in 3 different locations. One is an old fence row where the fence and weedy trees and shrubs have been removed. This fence row is between two existing prairie restorations. A second location is the old driveway that used to lead to the farm house. The third location is in…

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Wisdom Prairie Workday

November 9, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Join the party! Volunteer with the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at their workdays in 2016, on various Wednesdays from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. A snack will be provided. Register one day or more before the workday you wish to attend. Register online or Contact Greg Armstrong at garmstrong@benedictinewomen.org, 608-836-1631, x123. View a list of all workdays in 2016

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February 2017
$35

Land Management Conference

February 22 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Land Managers from South Central Wisconsin and beyond are invited to the Land Management Conference at Holy Wisdom Monastery on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. Here is a look at the schedule and speakers for the day: 8:00-   8:30 am Registration Retreat & Guest House (RGH) 8:30-8:40 am Welcome and discussion of creating a community of land managers in our area RGH 113 Greg Armstrong, Director of Land Management and Environmental Education, Holy Wisdom Monastery 8:40-10:00 am Improved Management Methods for…

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March 2017

Wisdom Prairie Workday


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March 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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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