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Greg Armstrong

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Greg Armstrong, director of land management and environmental education
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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.

August 2018

Wisdom Prairie Workday

August 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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September 2018

Wisdom Prairie Workday

September 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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Autumn tour

September 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Enjoy the beauty and interest of Holy Wisdom Monastery's natural lands in the autumn on a guided tour. Meet at the monastery building entrance after Sunday Assembly worship. Free. No registration necessary, just show up. All are welcome.

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Wisdom Prairie Workday

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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October 2018

Friends of Wisdom Prairie Outing to Dells of the Eau Claire and Birds in Art Show

October 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$75

Naturalist Sylvia Marek will lead us through the Dells of the Eau Claire County Park, where we hope to see some spectacular fall color and bold geologic features along the river. We will have a picnic lunch at the park, then drive to the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau to see the Birds in Art show. This may be the best bird art show anywhere. Limit 50 people. Cost: $75/person, includes bus, lunch and tours Registration: Register by…

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Wisdom Prairie Workday

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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Wisdom Prairie Workday

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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Wisdom Prairie Workday

October 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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November 2018

Friends of Wisdom Prairie Annual Meeting & Dinner Lecture

November 7 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$40

Join the Friends of Wisdom Prairie for their Annual Meeting and Dinner Lecture by photojournalist Michael Kienitz. Iceland's Vanishing Beauty  Michael Kienitz, an award winning photojournalist,  has been visiting Iceland for several years, recording, through photographs, the rapidly disappearing glaciers.  He uses "old timers" from Iceland to guide him into some very out of the way places.  The images are haunting and amazing and clear physical evidence of climate change. Speaker: Michael Kienitz has been a photographer for more than…

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Wisdom Prairie Workday

November 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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