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June 2017

Ecosystems Exploration Walk ll

June 24 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Aten-Collins Conservation Easement, Sturgeon Bay, 54235 United States + Google Map

One environmental asset that makes Door County so special is the diversity of ecosystems that can exist side-by-side on our narrow peninsula. The limestone bedrock and lake-moderated climate host many community types, all of which are home to a diverse assortment of plants and wildlife. It’s a great laboratory for observing changes and patterns, and for understanding the risks and how we are responding to climate change in our restoration work. Join us for an excursion through the Aten-Collins Easement…

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$35

Professional Wildlife Photography- An Afternoon with John Van Den Brandt

June 24 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, 54235
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View amazing nature images and listen to highly entertaining stories of wildlife encounters throughout the world! Whether you're a seasoned photographer, just beginning or simply interested in amazing wildlife, you won't want to miss this afternoon of wildlife images. Professional photographer John Van Den Brandt will share stunning wildlife photos from around the world, as well as tips to improve your own wildlife photography. After the presentations, John will give an overview of the equipment and some of the set-ups that work…

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Wine and Woods ll

June 25 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ellison Bay, 54210 United States + Google Map

As owners of the Main Street Market in Egg Harbor, Dave and Vonnie know a thing or two about wine! Heavy hors d’oeuvres and sandwiches will accompany the wines. A walk through the woods to learn more about the Callsens’ effort to preserve the local plant community will be led by Land Program Director Terrie Cooper. Terrie will discuss the Callsen's battle with Russian and Autumn olive and how this effort exemplifies a land ethic in practice.   You're guaranteed…

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July 2017

Summer Wildflowers Walk

July 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bay Shore Blufflands Nature Preserve, 5454 Bay Shore Dr
Egg Harbor, 54209 United States
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Plant diversity is the key to the health of wildlife habitat, but common invasive plants can upset the natural balance and have wide-ranging consequences. It is true that humans are often both the cause and the cure to invasive species problems. At the Blufflands Preserve, dedicated volunteer crews are making a dramatic difference, as year after year, they clear away invasive exotic shrubs. Come join us for a walk through the Bay Shore Blufflands Nature Preserve and see the restorative…

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Exploring the Escarpment Walk

July 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Bay Shore Blufflands Nature Preserve, 5454 Bay Shore Dr
Egg Harbor, 54209 United States
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The Niagara Escarpment, the limestone landform that stretches from the shorelines of Wisconsin to upstate New York, is perhaps the most famous element of Door County’s celebrated landscape. The sheer white bluffs, rising from deep blue waters and crowned by ancient cedar trees, are integral to the county’s character, and are one of its most uncommon and valuable ecological assets. Join our walk leaders for a journey along the escarpment at Bay Shore Blufflands Nature Preserve, and learn about the…

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$95

Midnight in Paris

July 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sturgeon Bay, 54235 United States + Google Map

As the clock strikes six o’clock in Door County, it strikes midnight in Paris! Celebrate Bastille Day with an evening of hors d’oeuvres, dinner and wines reminiscent of wonderful evenings in Paris. A welcome toast and update on the latest Land Trust news by Executive Director, Tom Clay, will begin the evening. $95 per person • Members Only • 24 Guests All proceeds from this event support the Door County Land Trust’s land protection and stewardship efforts. 6:00 pm welcome toast followed…

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Restoring Nature’s Balance Walk

July 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal Nature Preserve, 5340 Lake Ln
Sturgeon Bay, 54235 United States
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Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal Nature Preserve offers beautiful and serene natural areas, as well as a history rich with human use. Once owned by Wisconsin Public Service, this land was slated for several large-scale power plant projects over the years until the community of Sturgeon Bay came together to preserve it for public use. Now, the vital habitat at the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal Nature Preserve is the site of some of the Land Trust’s most dynamic research and restoration…

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$125

Pass the Paella Dinner and Concert with Julian Hagen and Friends

July 20 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Woodwalk Gallery, 6746 County Rd G
Egg Harbor, 54209 United States
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Begin a stirring evening with sangria and fine wines, followed by gazpacho and Spanish paella, served in the restored barn at Woodwalk Gallery. Mingle and take in the native landscaping, artistically designed grounds, and gallery of Wisconsin artists. Following dinner, singer songwriter Julian Hagen joins us from Washington Island with original music that celebrates the land and life of Door County. Julian is a fifth generation Washington Island native whose music is infused with island life and lore, and above…

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$95

International Culinary Tour

July 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ephraim, WI, 54211 United States + Google Map

Join us as we begin our tour in Italy for hors d’oeuvres.  Our soup course will take us to Spain and from there we fly to South America for a colorful, refreshing salad.  Cuba is now open to American travelers, so our main entrée features a traditional Cuban dish.  Our tour ends back in Europe for a classic French dessert and cafe. Hosted at the McCutcheon Home in Ephraim. $95 per person • Members Only • 14 Guests All proceeds from this event…

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Protecting Endangered Species Walk

July 22 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal Nature Preserve, 5340 Lake Ln
Sturgeon Bay, 54235 United States
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The ancient shorelines, wind-swept dunes, wetlands and forests of the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal are home to a rich diversity of wildlife. Since acquiring this property, the Land Trust has focused on restoring the ecosystem to its natural resilient state, with particular emphasis on the rare and endangered plants that make their home here. Rare flora such as the Pitcher’s dune thistle and dwarf lake iris can be found among the preserve’s distinctive ridge-and-swale landscape. The Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal…

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Mailing Address:  PO BOX 65, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Office located at 23 N. Fifth Avenue, Sturgeon Bay, WI

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Sturgeon Bay Phone: (920) 746-1359

 

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