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Preserve Stakeholder Meeting set for Oct. 15

Please attend the first of two stakeholder meetings to hear a status report on the 2014-15 workplan; then give us input as we start planning our work for next year. The meeting is scheduled for 5:00pm Wed. Oct 15 in room 132 WARF (610 Walnut St.) Parking is free in lot 64 after 4:30PM.

A second stakeholder meeting will be held in January 2015 to present the draft 2015 workplan and budget.

If you wish to propose a project for capital improvements, funding assistance or maintenance support within the Lakeshore Nature Preserve, please complete and submit the Project Proposal Form. Proposals will be accepted until November 1.
(Oct. 1)

Read the latest news from the Preserve!

Summer 2014 Preserve E-Newsletter (July 22)

Explore the Preserve with Free Friends Field Trips!

Every year the Friends of the Lakeshore Nature Preserve host a variety of fun and interesting field trips in the Preserve. Everyone is welcome! Check out the schedule here.

In addition, the Friends of the Lakeshore Nature Preserve and the Madison Audubon Society will co-sponsor monthly Bird and Nature Walks--every 4th Sunday from 1:30-3:00PM. These informal outings welcome students, families and kids. Walk leaders and participants share their knowledge about the birds, animals and plants they find as they stroll the Preserve paths. Meet at the Eagle Heights Community Gardens tool shed, 3016 Lake Mendota Drive just up the hill from University Bay Drive. (Oct 1)

Did you know...?

Mendota ice pressure crack

There's an old saying that the width of the brown stripe in the middle of a woolly bear caterpillar predicts the severity of the winter. Read more about fall phenology

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