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December 2019

Swamp Stomp:
A Hike through Gibraltar-Ephraim Swamp

December 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free
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Join us for an adventurous hike exploring one of the Door County Land Trust’s newest conservation projects, the Gibraltar-Ephraim Swamp Natural Area, where we’ve protected nearly 300 acres. Stretching west from the Village of Ephraim’s Wetland Preserve and east to Townline Rd., the Gibraltar-Ephraim swamp corridor contains some of the northern Door’s largest wetlands emptying into Green Bay. Many rare plants and animals, such as the dwarf-lake iris, red-shouldered hawk, ram’s head lady’s slipper, bald eagle and trout make their…

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January 2020

Walk When the Moon is Full at Miller Conservation Easement

January 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a night hike adventure at the Ed and Sandy Miller Door County Land Trust Conservation Easement lit by the January full moon, known as the Wolf Moon. Experience the magic and serenity of nature at night and listen for the sounds of nocturnal animals.  Without the aid of our vision, experience how our other senses become enhanced and discover adaptations that nocturnal animals use at night.  This relatively flat terrain through grassland and forest makes for wonderful…

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Walk When the Moon is Full at Legacy Nature Preserve

January 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Legacy Nature Preserve at Clay Banks, 1188 South Lake Michigan Drive
Sturgeon Bay, 54235 United States
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Join us for a snowshoe or hike adventure at Legacy Nature Preserve under the light of the full moon. Watch the full moon rise over Lake Michigan. Experience the magic and serenity of nature at night and listen for the sounds of nocturnal animals. Without the aid of our vision experience how the other four senses become enhanced, and discover adaptations nocturnal animals use at night. This relatively flat terrain makes for wonderful winter walking or snowshoeing, if we should…

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February 2020

Walk When the Moon is Full at Neuman Conservation Easement

February 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for this special invitation for a snowshoe or hike adventure at the Neuman Conservation Easement property under the light of the full moon. Experience the magic and serenity of nature at night and listen for the sounds of nocturnal animals. Without the aid of our vision experience how the other four senses become enhanced, and discover adaptations nocturnal animals use at night. This relatively flat terrain makes for wonderful winter walking or snowshoeing, if we should be so…

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Walk When the Moon is Full at Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal Nature Preserve

February 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal Nature Preserve, 5340 Lake Ln
Sturgeon Bay, 54235 United States
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Join us for a snowshoe or hike adventure at Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal Nature Preserve under the light of the full moon. Watch the full moon rise over Lake Michigan. Experience the magic and serenity of nature at night and listen for the sounds of nocturnal animals. Without the aid of our vision experience how the other four senses become enhanced, and discover adaptations nocturnal animals use at night. This relatively flat terrain makes for wonderful winter walking or snowshoeing,…

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April 2020

Spring Discovery Hike at Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal Nature Preserve

April 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal Nature Preserve – Lake parking lot, 5200 Lake Ln.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Explore Spring… as it rejuvenates lakeshore and forest covered ridges and swales. Discover the earliest emerging spring flowers, such as hazelnut and hepatica. Experience the resurrection of life as the dormancy of winter gives way to the promise of another summer growing season. Join naturalists Dale and Mary Goodner on a hike through the Door County Land Trust’s Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal Nature Preserve. Bring binoculars: a few migratory birds may be furtively feeding amid fir foliage near the lake.…

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Celebrating Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary: Hike at Heins Creek Nature Preserve

April 22, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Heins Creek Nature Preserve, 7112 Highway 57
Baileys Harbor, 54202 United States
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Join us for a special hike at the Door County Land Trust’s Heins Creek Nature Preserve to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. Across the world communities are working together to protect the places we love and need to sustain life on this planet. Discover Door County’s unique geology and biodiversity as we hike the preserve's boreal forests and experience the unique microclimate found along the lakeshore that allows northern species to thrive this far south. Listen to the…

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May 2020

An Evening at Nature’s Opera: Frog Chorus

May 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ephraim Preserve at Anderson Pond, 10118 Moravia St
Ephraim, 54211 United States
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Let the chorus of frogs surround you during this evening hike at the Door County Land Trust’s Ephraim Preserve at Anderson Pond, a wetland gem in the heart of Ephraim. As spring temperatures rise, frogs begin their search for a mate and they use their amazing vocal chords to announce their presence. Learn how to identify frogs by sound and about the efforts taking place to monitor frog populations in Door County. These sensitive species are indicators to the health…

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