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Nature Faire!

June 3, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Nature Faire is back!!

Join Richard Bong State Recreation Area for our Nature Faire!

When:  Saturday, June 3rd from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where:  Shelter 1


Nature Crafts: Crescent wreath, seed paper, plant markers,
kindness rocks

iNaturalist Training: Learn how to use this special app to get the
most out of your encounters with nature.

Bake Sale: Purchase some tasty, home-made treats and help
support the Bong Naturalist Association.

Solar Viewing:
Located in the parking lot near the NEC entrance (by Urban Pond)
1-4 p.m.
Use a special telescope to observe the sun!

Nature Explore Classroom:   

  • Pollinator Hunt:  Search for fake pollinators hidden around the
    NEC. Can you find all of the bees, bats, and butterflies we hid?
  • Animal Yoga:  Try out some of the animal yoga poses that are
    posted in the climbing and crawling area of the NEC.
  • Movin’ to the Music: Head to the music and movement area for
    an instrumental jam session and dance party!
  • Beach Party:  Pretend you are at the beach with the fun beach
    elements added to the our sand box play area!
  • Nature Art Areas:  use the extra art supplies provided in the Nature
    Art Areas to make leaf rubbings and nature drawings.
  • Live Snake Encounter:  Experience the special opportunity to
    touch our education snakes and learn about what makes them
    such unique and amazing creatures. Find us in Gathering Area
    2 of the NEC from 10-10:45 a.m. and again from 12-1 p.m.
    Visitor Center Solarium
  • Book Sale:  Support the Bong Naturalist Association and find a
    good book to read. Take your book out into nature and find a good
    spot to enjoy it!
  • Nature Explore Classroom Art Celebration – 11 a.m.
    Gather near the NEC Entrance Gate at Gathering Area 1 for the
    special celebration of the unique tin art pieces made by our
    volunteer Terry!

This will be day filled with exciting nature activities, including live reptile encounters, crafts, and a fishing clinic.

This is also the DNR Free Weekend, so entrance to the park is free!

Meet at Shelter 1.



June 3, 2023
10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Shelter #1
26313 Burlington Road
Kansasville, WI 53139 United States
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