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.

July 2019

Wisdom Prairie Workday

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

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…

Find out more »

Grounds tour

July 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
Free

Summer in the Prairie Join naturalist Sylvia Marek and Greg Armstrong on a summer tour of the Holy Wisdom Monastery grounds. We will have a chance to enjoy the exuberance of growth and vibrant colors of the prairies. All are welcome. No registration necessary, just come and bring your friends!

Find out more »

August 2019

Outing to Nachusa Grasslands

August 6 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$75

Join the Friends of Wisdom Prairie on this unique outing to the Nachusa Grasslands in Franklin Grove, Illinois. Learn about this grassland that is home to a bison herd. More details coming soon. Photo from the Nachusa Grasslands website.

Find out more »

October 2019

Grounds Tour: Autumn Color Tour

October 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
Free

This tour of Holy Wisdom Monastery lands in the autumn will give us a chance to enjoy the brilliant colors of trees and the many vivid colors of the prairie flowers. Naturalist Sylvia Marek and Greg Armstrong lead the tour. No registration necessary, just come and bring your friends!

Find out more »
+ Export Events