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June 2017
$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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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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$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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August 2017

A Walk by the Springs

August 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Three Springs Nature Preserve, 10442 Three Springs Rd
Sister Bay, 54234 United States
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The numerous coldwater springs that meander through this property give this preserve its name. But more importantly, they provide critical habitat for plants and animals, including many endangered and threatened species such as the Hine’s emerald dragonfly and the dwarf lake iris. Three Springs Nature Preserve’s undeveloped stretch of Lake Michigan shoreline is home to uncommon birds such as bald eagles, and the streams that empty into North Bay are critical spawning areas for fish species, including the locally famous…

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Reading the Landscape Walk

August 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Three Springs Nature Preserve, 10442 Three Springs Rd
Sister Bay, 54234 United States
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Over the past 120 years, the Three Springs property has been home to only three families. Today, the story of Three Springs Nature Preserve is rich in both local and statewide conservation history. This white cedar forest is home to dwarf lake iris and showy lady slipper. The nature preserve is an important part of the larger ecosystem around Three Springs where perch, bass, salmon and pike swim upstream from North Bay to spawn. On this informative walk, our hike…

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$25

An Evening with Jens Jensen

August 17 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lautenbach Woods Nature Preserve, 6749 County Rd G
Egg Harbor, 54209 United States
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A Dialogue on his View of the Natural World - Nearly seventy years after his death—and eighty years after he founded The Clearing Folk School—Jens Jensen is regarded as one of the premier landscape architects in America. Jensen’s philosophy that the environment profoundly affects people was groundbreaking in the mid-1900s, and influences landscape design to this day. Join us for a journey into Jens Jensen’s writings, philosophy, observations, and passion for nature and land stewardship, as Roger Kuhns, geologist, writer…

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$45

Annual Gathering 2017

August 20 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Grand View Scenic Overlook and Park, 11871 Highway 42
Ellison Bay, 54210 United States
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19th Annual Gathering Sunday, August 20, 2017 3:30 - 6:30 pm Gather together for a celebration of land protection successes and a look ahead. Each year, the community of Land Trust supporters gathers together to celebrate the successes of the previous year and look to the opportunities and challenges ahead. Entertainment includes bluegrass music by the four-piece ensemble Highland Road, as well as property walks and plein air artists painting on location. Wine, beer, and other beverages will accompany a buffet of…

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October 2017
$10

Widening the Circle

October 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lautenbach Woods Nature Preserve, 6749 County Rd G
Egg Harbor, 54209 United States
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If you’ve joined the Door County Land Trust in the past few years (or have been waiting to learn more), we welcome you to the land protection community. Join us for this fun afternoon to gain an insider’s glimpse into the workings of the Land Trust. Meet our new Executive Director Tom Clay, members of the Board of Directors and staff, and volunteers from several different areas of the organization. Then, let’s hike! We’ll split into small groups and hike…

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Autumn at Anderson Pond Walk

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ephraim Nature Preserve at Anderson Pond, 10118 Moravia St
Ephraim, 54211 United States
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In 2012, Ephraim was designated a "Bird City." Come discover why by joining us for a hike of the Ephraim Preserve at Anderson Pond. Located in the heart of Ephraim, the Anderson Pond Preserve contains the remains of the historic Anderson farmstead, and the surrounding forest and bluff teem with birds. The one-mile hike is on relatively even terrain, and highlights the natural splendor of the fall foliage and fungi that can be found just moments outside one of the…

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