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Preserve Planning and Implementation meeting

The Planning & Implementation Subcommittee will meet on Thursday, October 30 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm in room 253 of the Soils Building off Observatory Drive. (Oct. 17)

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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