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Upcoming Events

  • Kurtz Woods Workday
    Kurtz Woods Workday
    Sat, Sep 30
    Kurtz Woods
    Sep 30, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Kurtz Woods, 517 W Acacia Dr, Grafton, WI 53024, USA
    Sep 30, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Kurtz Woods, 517 W Acacia Dr, Grafton, WI 53024, USA
  • Treasures of OZ
    Treasures of OZ
    Sat, Oct 07
    Virmond County Park
    Oct 07, 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM
    Virmond County Park, 10606 N Lake Shore Dr, Mequon, WI 53092, USA
    Oct 07, 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM
    Virmond County Park, 10606 N Lake Shore Dr, Mequon, WI 53092, USA
    Join us for a day of fun activities! Discover places that enrich your life, learn how nature can reduce stress, find opportunities for recreation and meaningful volunteering, have a memorable adventure and connect with others who love the outdoors. This event is free and family-friendly.
  • Treasures of OZ- Donges Bay Gorge Restoration Hike
    Treasures of OZ- Donges Bay Gorge Restoration Hike
    Sat, Oct 07
    Donges Bay Gorge
    Oct 07, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Donges Bay Gorge, Mequon, WI 53092, USA
    Oct 07, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Donges Bay Gorge, Mequon, WI 53092, USA
    Join OWLT for a presentation entitled "Our Health and Our Environment" by OWLT board member Jennifer Mackinnon, MD, at Donges Bay Gorge Preserve in Mequon, WI. Join us after for a guided hike, during which we will celebrate and view the newly-installed bridge. Donations welcome!
  • Protect & Preserve - Acknowledgement Ceremony
    Protect & Preserve - Acknowledgement Ceremony
    Sat, Oct 07
    Spirit Lake Nature Preserve
    Oct 07, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Spirit Lake Nature Preserve, 4513 W Bonniwell Rd, Mequon, WI 53097, USA
    Oct 07, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Spirit Lake Nature Preserve, 4513 W Bonniwell Rd, Mequon, WI 53097, USA
    OWLT and the Lutheran Church Of The Great Spirit in Milwaukee are pleased to offer this acknowledgment ceremony to honor the land as sacred to the original indigenous people who inhabited the area. Donations welcome!
  • Treasures of OZ- MOVE at Spirit Lake (1/4)
    Treasures of OZ- MOVE at Spirit Lake (1/4)
    Sat, Oct 07
    Spirit Lake Preserve
    Oct 07, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Spirit Lake Preserve, 4513 W Bonniwell Rd, Mequon, WI 53097, USA
    Oct 07, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Spirit Lake Preserve, 4513 W Bonniwell Rd, Mequon, WI 53097, USA
    Join Carrie Branovan for her first of four free-style dance workshops in the forest at Spirit Lake. You will be guided by Carrie through a variety of Movement Medicine™ practices and processes, with a background of organic rhythm and melodic music created by world class artists. Donations welcome!
  • Wonders of WA - Brunch with Birds
    Wonders of WA - Brunch with Birds
    Sun, Oct 08
    Fellenz Woods
    Oct 08, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Fellenz Woods, 1630 Decorah Rd, West Bend, WI 53095, USA
    Oct 08, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Fellenz Woods, 1630 Decorah Rd, West Bend, WI 53095, USA
    To kick off OWLT's Wonders of WA, join us for a birdwatching tour & Merlin App tutorial at Fellenz Woods in West Bend. We will identify species as we hike the preserve. Whether you're a bird expert or it's your first time birding, join us - breakfast and coffee is included! Donations welcome!
  • Wonders of WA - Schoofs Preserve Hike & Nature Art Workshop
    Wonders of WA - Schoofs Preserve Hike & Nature Art Workshop
    Sun, Oct 08
    Schoofs Preserve
    Oct 08, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Schoofs Preserve, 5401 Shannon Rd, Hartford, WI 53027, USA
    Oct 08, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Schoofs Preserve, 5401 Shannon Rd, Hartford, WI 53027, USA
    As part of OWLT's Wonders of WA, join Andrea and Joe Meyer for a pollinator hike and a concurrent nature art workshop at Schoofs Preserve in the town of Erin. Andrea will be explaining the process of using natural materials to make plant-based paint. Donations welcome!
  • Kurtz Woods Workday
    Kurtz Woods Workday
    Sat, Oct 14
    Kurtz Woods
    Oct 14, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Kurtz Woods, 517 W Acacia Dr, Grafton, WI 53024, USA
    Oct 14, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Kurtz Woods, 517 W Acacia Dr, Grafton, WI 53024, USA
  • MOVE Workshop at Spirit Lake
    MOVE Workshop at Spirit Lake
    Sun, Oct 15
    Spirit Lake, Mequon
    Oct 15, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Spirit Lake, Mequon, 4513 W Bonniwell Rd, Mequon, WI 53097, USA
    Oct 15, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Spirit Lake, Mequon, 4513 W Bonniwell Rd, Mequon, WI 53097, USA
    Workshop 2 of 4: Here and Now
  • Kurtz Woods Workday
    Kurtz Woods Workday
    Thu, Oct 19
    Kurtz Woods
    Oct 19, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Kurtz Woods, 517 W Acacia Dr, Grafton, WI 53024, USA
    Oct 19, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Kurtz Woods, 517 W Acacia Dr, Grafton, WI 53024, USA
  • MOVE Workshop at Spirit Lake
    MOVE Workshop at Spirit Lake
    Sun, Oct 22
    Spirit Lake, Mequon
    Oct 22, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Spirit Lake, Mequon, 4513 W Bonniwell Rd, Mequon, WI 53097, USA
    Oct 22, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Spirit Lake, Mequon, 4513 W Bonniwell Rd, Mequon, WI 53097, USA
    Join Carrie Branovan for her third of four free-style dance workshops in the forest at Spirit Lake. You will be guided by Carrie through a variety of Movement Medicine™ practices and processes, with a background of organic rhythm and melodic music created by world class artists.
  • MOVE Workshop at Spirit Lake
    MOVE Workshop at Spirit Lake
    Sun, Oct 29
    Spirit Lake, Mequon
    Oct 29, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Spirit Lake, Mequon, 4513 W Bonniwell Rd, Mequon, WI 53097, USA
    Oct 29, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Spirit Lake, Mequon, 4513 W Bonniwell Rd, Mequon, WI 53097, USA
    Workshop 4: Future Blossoms
  • Volunteers needed for Cocktails for Conservation
    Volunteers needed for Cocktails for Conservation
    Thu, Nov 09
    The Bend Theater
    Nov 09, 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    The Bend Theater, 125 N Main St, West Bend, WI 53095, USA
    Nov 09, 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    The Bend Theater, 125 N Main St, West Bend, WI 53095, USA
    Event volunteers are needed for event set-up and clean-up. Please sign-up and you will be contacted to verify your availability on the event day.
  • Cocktails for Conservation
    Cocktails for Conservation
    Thu, Nov 09
    The Bend Theater
    Nov 09, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    The Bend Theater, 125 N Main St, West Bend, WI 53095, USA
    Nov 09, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    The Bend Theater, 125 N Main St, West Bend, WI 53095, USA
    Join us for a special event to honor the great work that supporters like you have helped to achieve at OWLT. Enjoy an evening of cocktails, appetizers, and camaraderie at the beautiful 1920's restored historic Bend Theater in West Bend.
  • Wonders of WA - Paddle Zinn Preserve - EVENT CANCELLED
    Wonders of WA - Paddle Zinn Preserve - EVENT CANCELLED
    EVENT CANCELLED due to low water levels
    Zinn Preserve
    EVENT CANCELLED due to low water levels
    Zinn Preserve, 793 Dublin Dr, Hartford, WI 53027, USA
    EVENT CANCELLED due to low water levels
    Zinn Preserve, 793 Dublin Dr, Hartford, WI 53027, USA
    As part of Wonders of WA, we will be hosting a kayak tour of Zinn Preserve. The preserve is within the Southeast Glacial Plains, which is an ecological landscape comprised of glacial till plains and moraines. *Rentals not available - bring your own kayak (or paddleboard, or canoe)!*

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