Upcoming Events

The Mead Naturalist can be contacted:                                                                                                                                                                                  

Joan Voigt: joan.voigt@wisconsin.gov Text Joan's Cell Phone: 920-765-3317

Virtual Mondays@ Mead

The Mead Education and Visitor Center will be hosting a series of virtual presentations on Wisconsin’s amazing flora, fauna, and natural resources. Presentations are on Monday nights from 6:30-7:30pm (CST), beginning with the month of April and ending in October. Mondays @ Mead, will feature a unique topic, led by the State’s leading experts and current researchers. These once a month presentations are free and sponsored by the Aldo Leopold Audubon Society.

Advanced registration is required. See details below.

Self-guided Interpretive Walks at the Mead Wildlife Area

The Mead Wildlife Education Naturalist is pleased to welcome families, teachers and homeschools to a series of monthly self-guided interpretive trail walks for 2021.  Groups are encouraged to get outdoors and enjoy the seasons throughout the year. While exploring the three habitats and the inter-relationships with wildlife on the Mead property groups must follow the DNR COVID rules; social distance, stay with your family pod, groups size of 10 or less, and wear a mask if interacting with others not in your group.  Trail information handouts and tools needed will be available in the brochure rack where the walk begins at the Main Entrance Front Kiosk Parking Lot. See below for list of topics and dates.

Virtual Mondays@ Mead dates and presenters:

October 25: Wisconsin Turtles-Andrew Badje, WDNR Conservation Biologist will present turtle identification, range, and ecology of Wisconsin’s 11 native turtle species. Zoom Registration link: https://bit.ly/3wnpfRc

  2021 Self-Guided Interpretive Walks at The Mead Wildlife Area:

  •   October - Owls in Wisconsin 10/15/21-11/11/21
  •   November – Wisconsin Wildlife Safari - 11/12/21 – 12/9/21
  •   December – Bald Eagles - 12/10/21 – 1/20/22