Loading Events

← Back to Events

Greg Armstrong

608-836-1631, x123|
Greg Armstrong, director of land management and environmental education
Waunakee Tribune Photo

Greg Armstrong serves as director of land management and environmental education at Holy Wisdom Monastery, a role he has filled since 2014. Previously he assisted in the successful Wisdom Prairie Project, an effort to raise $1.9 million to acquire and restore 53 acres of farmland into native prairie and oak savanna. Greg came out of retirement to work at Holy Wisdom Monastery after working as the executive director at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum for 21 years. Greg is a native of Cooksville, Wisconsin.

Upcoming Events

October 2017

Wisdom Prairie Workday

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
+ Google Map

Our October 4, 2017 volunteer workday will be a joint effort between Holy Wisdom Monastery and Middleton High School students. We have several projects that we plan to work on.  You can choose which ever project you would find enjoyable and fulfilling.  So here is what we are thinking of: -Cut and stack buckthorn in the remnant savanna area near the barn. -Collect prairie seed Volunteer with the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at an upcoming workday. Help improve the ecological health…

Find out more »

Wisdom Prairie Workday

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
+ Google Map

Our volunteer workday on October 18, 2017 is a joint effort between Dane County Parks and Holy Wisdom Monastery. We will be collecting prairie seed at Holy Wisdom Monastery. Lars Higdon from Dane County Parks and Ron Endres, from the Friends of Wisdom Prairie Council, will help guide our activities.  It should be a festive occasion. When you drive into the monastery from Highway M, follow the signs for where to park. Volunteer with the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at…

Find out more »
November 2017

Wisdom Prairie Workday

November 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
+ Google Map

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.…

Find out more »

Friends of Wisdom Prairie Annual Meeting & Dinner Lecture

November 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
+ Google Map
$40

Join the Friends of Wisdom Prairie at their final event of the year, the annual meeting and dinner lecture. Monarch Butterfly Conservation Learn about the importance of monarch butterfly conservation from expert Karen Oberhauser. Karen is the director of the UW-Madison Arboretum and former professor in the Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology department at the University of Minnesota. In 2013, she was named a Champion of Change for Citizen Science by the White House. She has been director for the Monarchs in…

Find out more »
+ Export Events

Subscribe to Blog

Subscribe to our blog posts and website updates and receive notifications by email.

Newsletter Sign-Up

Sign up for our newsletter to receive free event, worship, and volunteer opportunity information.

Contact Info

Holy Wisdom Monastery
4200 County Road M
Middleton WI 53562
608-836-1631, x100
Email Us
Map