Learning Opportunities

Environmental Education

One of the goals of the Mead Wildlife Area is to provide wildlife and environmental programs to the citizens of Wisconsin. These programs help to foster a sense of environmental stewardship, that through education we can achieve a better understanding of the values and issues of our wildlife and natural resources.

Mead and McMillan Marsh Wildlife Areas offer Educational Programs to explore science and environmental education The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources – Mead Wildlife Area Education Program offers a fun and engaging way for your students to explore the worlds of science and environmental education while meeting state academic standards. We welcome not only Pre-k-12th graders but also university students, scouts, special interest groups, clubs and organizations. Programming is offered year around! 

If you are considering a visit to the Mead and wish to request a reservation, contact Sam De Roche at [email protected]. There are no fees for school groups or  groups like the scouts, Silver Sneakers, or ADRC that wish to schedule an educational activity; but donations are appreciated. All donations are used to support the educational programs at the Mead. Also, there is no charge for group tours, but reservations must be made at least 6 weeks in advance. Use the following form to schedule your on-site organizational group: https://www.wausaubusinessdirectory.com/images/wausaubusinessdirectorycom/bizcategories/7811/files/Mead%20Visit%20Request%20Form_9_17_22.pdf

Once we are sure we can accomodate your requested dates, you will be sent a Program Planning Form which will allow us to create a custom trip for you. Our Senior Educator will contact you with logistics and will make sure your trip is the best experience possible.

For more information contact Sam De Roche:

[email protected]

(715) 540-6013