The following organizations share our passion for environmental education.

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Education Resources:

This website created by CWES introduces visitors to Wisconsin many attributes from phenology (what can be seen when) to geology to animal species. Just a click and see what Wisconsin outdoors has to offer.

EEK! Environmental Education for Kids: This electronic magazine is for kids in grades 4-8. Surf around and learn more about the great outdoors. is the web’s premier destination for information about the wild animals and plants of the United States. Over past years, eNature has consistently been one of the Internet’ most-visited sites for nature and wildlife information and has won numerous awards and accolades.

Environmental Education (EE) in Wisconsin is a great resource that allows visitors opportunities to see all of the wonderful events and activities occurring around Wisconsin. This is a great tool for finding something fun to do with the family outdoors for a day.

The Cornell University offers a great resource for the beginning birder or the birder looking for more information. This site offers information on many bird species, and all it takes is a click to discover more about the birds of the Mead.

The Environmental Learning Network. A resource for educators and teachers for planning and finding nature centers within a region.

UW-Stevens Point Freckmann Herbarium: Vascular Plants: This herbarium offers information on many vascular plants that can be seen on the Mead. Discover the wonder of these plants before coming to the Mead, and then take a hike around the property and see what you can find.

Wisconline Attractions contains a list of many of Wisconsin’s Nature Centers complete with contact information. Please check out this site for all the wonderful nature centers that can be found throughout Wisconsin.


Golden Sands Resource Conservation & Development Council, Inc. hosts events such as the Prairie Chicken Festival, held in part at the Mead.

University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point and the Mead maintain a collaborative relationship. The Mead provides UWSP Natural Resource and Environmental Education students a research and learning site.

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources manages the Mead Wildlife Area, including both the Mead and McMillan areas.


Muddy Waters Retriever Club of central wisconsin utilizes the dog training grounds located in the Mead.

Thomas Brown , architect that designed the Stanton W. Mead Education and Visitor Center.

Wild Journey Films, LLC, Gerard Fuehrer, utilizes the Mead Wildlife Area for photography.