Eagon Nature Preserve Tour and BioBlitz

Join the Central Wisconsin Environmental Station to experience the history and biodiversity of the Eagon Nature Preserve. Learn the story of the preserve through stories and artifacts, and join a citizen science project to document the many species that call the preserve home. We will meet at the preserve for the event from 3 to … Continued

Circus Science

Join the Wild Rumpus “Try-It Circus” at the Madison Children’s Museum! Use balance and physics to test out a variety of circus equipment, and join scientists from UW-Madison to learn more about the science under the Big Top. Find a complete schedule in early October at https://madisonchildrensmuseum.org/event/circus-science/.

Science By The River: A Wisconsin Rapids Science Festival

Science By The River is an interactive, STEM-focused experience for communities of Wisconsin Rapids and surrounding areas. This single day event features an educational walking trail along the Wisconsin Rapids River Walk and a tap talk series at B’s Taphouse. This effort is designed to increase interest in science-based education and discovery learning amongst families … Continued

Astronomy Day

Stop by the Onalaska Public Library to look through telescopes and view the sun, planets and other terrestrial objects! The La Crosse Area Astronomical Society is bringing their telescopes and will teach us about what we see. In the event of bad weather, this program will be moved indoors.

Hike the Ice Age Trail at Devil’s Lake

Want a great way to see all Devil’s Lake has to offer? Join the naturalist for a hike along the Ice Age Trail. The Ice Age National Scenic Trail, the only National Scenic Trail in Wisconsin, is a thousand-mile footpath highlighting glacial landscape features, and roughly 16 miles of the trail go through the park. … Continued

Science on the Square/Madison Night Market Fusion

Join us for one fantastic night that blends science with downtown Madison businesses! Back for its fifth year, the ever-popular Science on the Square event is again fusing with the Madison Night Market to create a unique way to explore hands-on science activities while also supporting local businesses and vendors. Plus, as a nod to … Continued

Stargazing with the Pewaukee Astronomy Club

Join the experts from the Pewaukee Astronomy Club at the Pewaukee Public Library and take a look through their personal telescopes! They will point out celestial items of interest and share their extensive knowledge. We will be outside; please dress for the weather. If the weather doesn’t cooperate, club members will present an informative show … Continued

How It Works: Municipal Wastewater Treatment

Have you ever wondered what happens after you flush your toilet or turn on your faucet? This is your chance to visit the Eau Claire Wastewater Treatment Facility and learn about the fascinating biological processes that take place to recycle that waste into valuable nutrients, Electricity and super clean water to discharge back into the … Continued

Indigenous People’s Day Hike

The U.S. Department of Arts and Culture invites all Americans to #HonorNativeLand. Milwaukee County is the traditional territory of the Menominee, Fox, Mascouten, Sauk, Potawatomi, Ojibwe and Ho-Chunk tribes. Honor Milwaukee’s indigenous residents past and present on a walk through Lakeshore State Park to learn about native uses for the plants found at Lakeshore and … Continued

Let’s Hike, Delafield! BioBlitz 2022

Be a citizen scientist by counting species as you hike the Ice Age Trail! Participants will receive directions on how to do a BioBlitz as they walk the Ice Age Trail in the Delafield area and beyond. You will look for trees, birds, mushrooms and mammals such as squirrels and chipmunks, and then report your … Continued

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