Upcoming Events

This year our calendar includes opportunities for not just the Mead, but for other statewide events that are occurring around the state. Please check out the attached websites and to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Get Outdoors! Nature Programs and Events Calendar page to learn more about these various opportunities going on through out Wisconsin.

Download the Events Flyer
Saturday
Mar 04, 2017 -
Mar 04, 2017
10 am -2pm

Winter Wildlife Hike & Purple Loosestrife Talk

Enjoy a snowshoe hike around the Center led by Mead Staff.  BYO Snowshoes or use ours.  Chris Hamerla will give a talk about Purple Loosestrife Control @ Noon. 

Hot cocoa and cookies after the hike and during the talk.

Thursday
Mar 30, 2017 -
Apr 01, 2017
5-9pm (Th & F) 8am-4pm (S)

Trapper Education Class

Ages 12 and up.  Required by law for first time  trappers, this course provides hands-on learning about humane and efficient manners of trapping. Learn to select, care for and set traps, prepare pelts.  Co-sponsored with the Wisconsin Trappers Association. BYO lunch. Limit 25 people. Fee TBD. For more information-ww.dnr.wi.gov.

Saturday
Apr 08, 2017 -
Apr 08, 2017
10am-2pm

Open House

Come join the volunteers and Staff of the Mead for a day of fun with kids’ activities, tours, and more!

Chris Hamerla will give a talk on “Invasive Species” @ 11am-Noon

The Mead is also looking for volunteer help with our Greeter and Education programs. If interested in getting involved, please bring your calendar. If you cannot make the Open House, call and set up an appointment.

Saturday
Apr 29, 2017 -
Apr 29, 2017
9am-Noon: Lunch at Noon.

Earth Day Clean-up

Come celebrate and the end of Earth Week by helping with our annual Spring clean-up day. We hope you will take advantage of this great    opportunity to join us in the fun of enjoying nature and helping “spruce-up” the wildlife areas. Your efforts will be rewarded with a lunch!! @ the Mead Center.  If you would like to help at the McMillan Marsh contact Kyle Christianson @ 715-457-6771 ext.3