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April 2017

Evening tour

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Join the Friends of Wisdom Prairie for an evening tour in the early spring. It will provide the opportunity to see the emergence of vegetation, budding out of the trees, some early spring flowering prairie plants and migrating birds. With some luck, we might get to see the woodcock doing its mating dance. All in the enchanting light of dusk. Sylvia Marek, naturalist and Friends of Wisdom Prairie Council member and Greg Armstrong, director of land management and environmental education…

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May 2017

Outing to Horicon Marsh

May 17 @ 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Spring Bird Migration at Horicon Marsh  Several knowledgeable birders will accompany us on a trip to visit the largest fresh water cattail marsh in the United States. Enjoy seeking out some of the more than 280 species of birds Horicon Marsh has to offer. Bring your bird book and binoculars—let’s go birding! This outing includes a trip into the marsh aboard a pontoon boat, lunch at the Audubon Inn, time in the DNR Explorium museum and a naturalist led walking tour. Meet the bus…

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Spring prairie tour

May 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Join Sylvia Marek and Greg Armstrong for a tour of the prairies at Holy Wisdom Monastery. May is a wonderful time for a tour as we may see migrating warblers and other birds. We also hope to come across lupine, shooting star, prairie phlox and spiderwort in flower as we walk the prairie. Leaders Sylvia Marek, expert naturalist and one of the best birders in our area. Greg Armstrong, director of land management and environmental education at Holy Wisdom Monastery. No…

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June 2017

Outing to Lake Mendota

June 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Cruise on Lake Mendota with an expert limnologist, John Magnuson. Details coming soon

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July 2017
Free

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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See wildlife and plants at dusk at Holy Wisdom Monastery. More details coming soon. No registration necessary, just come.

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Outing to Spring Green Prairie and Hemlock Draw

July 19 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Join the Friends of Wisdom Prairie for an outing to the Spring Green Prairie and Hemlock Draw led by Randy Hoffman. More details coming soon.    

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September 2017
Free

Prairie tour

September 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Autumn tour of the land at Holy Wisdom Monastery. More details coming soon. No registration necessary, just come.

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