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August 2017

Nature’s Remedies Walk l

August 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Three Springs Nature Preserve, 10442 Three Springs Rd
Sister Bay, 54234 United States
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Did you know that Door County is teeming with medicinal plants? Join Holly Erskine for a hike at the beautiful and historic Three Springs Nature Preserve. Author, chemist and educator, Holly Erskine will share her knowledge of the biochemistry of medicinal plants, including plants found at this preserve. Observe famed plants like nettle, chamomile and yarrow, and discover a host of lesser-known medicinal plants that are native to Wisconsin. This is an approximately one-mile hike over fairly level terrain. Free…

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Nature’s Remedies Walk ll

August 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Three Springs Nature Preserve, 10442 Three Springs Rd
Sister Bay, 54234 United States
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For many folks, medicinal plants are something found only at a health store or online, but if you’re in Door County, you might find some in your own backyard! Join chemist and author Holly Erskine for an informative journey through Three Springs Nature Preserve, as you learn the proper identification and properties of some of these special plants. This educational walk will encompass approximately one mile over fairly level terrain. Free • Members Only  Hike Leaders: Holly Erskine Assistant Leaders:  …

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September 2017

Fall Fungi and Mushrooms Walk l

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Erskine Woods Natural Area, Jacksonport, 54235 United States + Google Map

As the days shorten and the temperatures cool, Door County’s forests transform into a wonderland of fall color. The appearance of ephemeral and mysterious fungi can be a spectacle rivaling the famed spring wildflower bloom for those who know where to look. Join our hike leaders for a fungi-themed walk through Erskine Woods Natural Area, a small gem of land near Jacksonport. Hibbards Creek winds through this property, carving through steep sand dunes, and nearby wetlands create a range of…

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Gather ‘Round a Shared Table

September 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sister Bay, WI, 54234 United States + Google Map

Hidden Acres Farm and its neighbors collaborate to offer you an open-air dinner featuring the bounty of their community garden. Ingredients fresh from the farm are featured throughout this dinner. The charming garden and barns offer the ideal setting for dinner to be served outdoors, weather permitting, or in the restored 1915 barn. Hosted at Hidden Acres Farm and Beach Road (Sister Bay). $125 per person • Members Only • 16 Guests All proceeds from this event support the Door County Land Trust’s…

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Fall Fungi and Mushrooms Walk ll

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Three Springs Nature Preserve, 10442 Three Springs Rd
Sister Bay, 54234 United States
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In addition to the splendor of Door County’s colorful autumn foliage, the cooler months are a perfect time for a walk through the woods to observe the county’s abundant fungi and mushrooms. Join us for a walk through the pristine Three Springs Nature Preserve, where the white cedar forests, fecund wetlands and cool lake breezes create an ideal environment for fungi to thrive. Our hike leaders will provide information on species names and identification, and where to find these short-lived…

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October 2017

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 Amble with the Andraes

October 11 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Egg Harbor, WI, 54209 United States + Google Map
Andrae Home

Hosts Marji and Dan Andrae open their eco-friendly home and property for you to explore. The morning begins with coffee, pastries and a mimosa toast, followed by a walk through trails on the property, weather permitting. Learn about the geothermal heating and passive solar systems that provide an earth-friendly alternative to traditional home systems. A special brunch made by Jacksonport Town Hall Bakery will feature quiche, fresh fruit and more. Hosted at the Andrae's home in the heart of central Door…

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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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December 2017

Legacy and Land Ethic Walk

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Solitude Natural Area, Jacksonport, 54235 United States + Google Map

Join us for a special hike of the Solitude Natural Area. Preserve Steward Paul Sterrenberg will lead the excursion, sharing his passion for this special place, and tell the story of how this land came to be protected. Learn more about the Door County Land Trust's commitment to caring for land after its initial protection, and our goal of promoting a “land ethic” in Door County that will enrich both our human communities and the wild lands that surround us.…

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

E-mail: info@doorcountylandtrust.org

Sturgeon Bay Phone: (920) 746-1359


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