Join us for our first 2023 Adopt a Highway on Tuesday, April 18th! Please arrive at the Bong Visitor Center parking lot promptly at 5:00pm to get your safety vest and other gear. Please wear bright colors; apply tick protection; wear proper footwear: and bring water! For everyone's safety, please do not bring children or … Continue reading "Adopt a Highway"
Bring your binoculars, or use ours, to look and listen for newly arrived migrants as well as resident birds. Meet at the Visitor Center Parking Lot. Trail TBD. All programs require a Wisconsin State Park entrance sticker or daily entrance fee.
Celebrate Earth Day at Richard Bong State Recreation Area with a Spring Hike with our Naturalist. Learn about the seasonal changes plants and animals are experiencing. Trail TBD based on trail conditions. Meet in the Visitor Center Parking Lot. All programs require a Wisconsin State Park entrance sticker or daily entrance fee.
Make a birdbath using a terracotta plant saucer and broken plates. All materials will be supplied. Make your own design or use inspiration from one of the design books that will be available to view. This program is best suited for adults or children 12 or older. Please pre-register for this program by calling 262-878-5609 … Continue reading "Make a Mosaic Birdbath"
Bring your questions and any problems you’re having with a project. Maybe you will even learn a new stitch or technique! This class is great for beginners and those of all ability levels. Walk in after 11 a.m. and join us! This class is suggested for ages 8 and older if accompanied by an … Continue reading "Knit and Crochet Clinic"
Solar Viewing Today! Come see the Sun through special telescopes designed to safely look at the Sun and learn about our star. See if you can notice sunspots or maybe even solar flares! 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. if the Sun is out and skies are clear. **Parking Lot by Shelter 2 and the NEC entrance.
Learn all about snakes and how they eat! Then watch as our education fox snake Mickey is fed a mouse! You will even get the chance to touch or hold our education snakes. Meet in the Auditorium. All programs require a Wisconsin State Park entrance sticker or daily entrance fee.
Open Astronomy Tonight! Get the chance to look through special telescopes and binoculars at the incredible night sky. Bring your own telescope or binoculars and learn how to use them or take a peek through the special equipment brought by our volunteer astronomer, Tom! If the skies are clear you are welcome to come see … Continue reading "Observe the Night Sky"
Come one, come all! May 9th at 5:00 PM. While safety vests will be provided please also wear bright colors; apply tick protection; wear proper footwear: and bring water! For everyone's safety, please do not bring children or pets. Meet at the Visitors Center parking lot on time to get your gear and divide into … Continue reading "Adopt a Highway"
Discover the joy of flowers! We will plant seeds in containers, that will eventually help beautify our Nature Explore Classroom. Registration: Please call (262) 878-5609 at least 48 hours in advance. We ask that you please call to cancel if you cannot come. Programs are free, but you need a Wisconsin State Park admission sticker … Continue reading "Knee-High Naturalist: Fantastic Flowers"