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By Drew Richmond / Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 11:37 am
Upcoming Events at The Ridges
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Guided Hikes Join a Ridges naturalist on Sunday, August 21 at 2pm for a guided hike through the beautiful landscape of Logan Creek. Owned and managed by The Ridges, the Logan Creek property is comprised of a variety of habitats, including upland hardwood forest, lowland cedar-hemlock forest and frontage along both Clark Lake and Logan Creek. This diversity provides opportunities to see a variety of habitats during a moderate-to-easy hike. Wear good hiking boots and meet at the Logan Creek trailhead, located at 5724 Loritz Road. $5 for members, $8 for public, and under 18 is free.  

Monarch Madness Have you ever seen a monarch chrysalis or held a monarch caterpillar? Join us for Monarch Madness on Saturday, August 27 from 10am-4pm. We will have live monarchs for viewing and plenty of hands-on butterfly crafts. Great for all ages! Programs are held at The Ridges Cook-Albert Fuller Center, located at 8166 Hwy 57 in Baileys Harbor.  Admission is free.

Monarch Migration Presentation The Monarch migration is one of nature’s most fascinating annual events. Every fall, Wisconsin’s Monarchs travel thousands of miles to a specific region in Mexico. Dick Smythe and Marilyn Hansotia will share their personal experiences with overwintering Monarchs in Mexico. Saturday, August 27 from 11am-12pm. Presentation held at The Ridges Cook-Albert Fuller Center, located at 8166 Hwy 57 in Baileys Harbor. Admission is free.

Monarch Tagging Workshops Every fall as Monarchs travel thousands of miles to overwinter, their migration can be tracked and studied by tagging them before they leave. Participants will tag and release and learn why tagging has become an important part of the conservation of this once declining insect. Saturday, August 27 at 1pm and 3pm. Workshop held at The Ridges Cook-Albert Fuller Center, located at 8166 Hwy 57 in Baileys Harbor. $10 for members, $13 for public, and $5 under 18.

For more information on these and other programs at The Ridges, visit RidgesSanctuary.org or call 920.839.2802.

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