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July 2018

Roger Kuhns: “The Last Drink of Water,” a Hike and Monologue

July 12, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lautenbach Woods/Woodwalk Gallery, 6749 and 6746 County Road G
Egg Harbor, WI 54209 United States
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Join Roger Kuhns, geologist and film producer of Escarpment, Natural history and adventures along the Niagara Escarpment on a geological journey back in time as you hike through the forests and escarpment of the Door County Land Trust’s Lautenbach Woods Nature Preserve.  The great arc of Niagara Escarpment, stretching from Wisconsin to Niagara Falls, is the backbone of Door County’s celebrated landscape.  This karst landscape of thin soils, underlain by fractured dolomite, means rain water moves very quickly down to the aquifer…

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August 2018

Grand View Wetlands Restoration Discovery Tour

August 4, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Grand View Scenic Overlook and Park, 11831 Highway 42
Ellison Bay, 54210 United States
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Grand View Scenic Overlook and Park in Ellison Bay is going “wild” with a native habitat restoration project on the lower 2 acres around the ponds. Though most famous for its scenic overlook atop the Niagara Escarpment, the wetlands below are providing great habitat for waterfowl, songbirds, frogs, toads, dragonflies, butterflies, insects and panfish. We’ll hike down the hill to the prairie and wetlands below. Using insect sweep nets, aquatic sampling equipment and wildflower field guides we'll discover what is…

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September 2018

Volunteer Work Day at Oak Road Nature Preserve

September 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oak Road Nature Preserve, 6391 Oak Road
Egg Harbor, 54209 United States
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Oak Rd Julie Schartner

Join the Door County Land Trust for a morning of work at Oak Road Nature Preserve. We will be enhancing restoration efforts by continuing the control of non-native honeysuckle and autumn olive. Please meet at the Oak Road Nature Preserve parking area located at 6391 Oak Road at 9:00 am. We will begin the work day in the prairie on the east side of Oak Road to control honeysuckle and autumn olive. Then we will work towards the forested trail…

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October 2018

Strawberry Creek Chinook Salmon Facility Tour

October 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Strawberry Creek Chinook Salmon Facility, 1517 Strawberry Ln.
Sturgeon bay, WI 54235 United States
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Join DNR Fishery Biologist Nick Legler for a hands-on tour of Wisconsin’s largest Chinook Salmon egg collecting facility at Strawberry Creek, adjacent to the Door County Land Trust’s Ship Canal Nature Preserve. Every October mature Chinook salmon swim up Strawberry Creek to spawn. Their eggs are collected, fertilized and then transferred to fish hatcheries to be reared to fingerlings. Each spring a pond at Strawberry Creek is re-stocked with over 120,000 salmon fingerlings so they will imprint on the creek…

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Calling All Volunteers!

October 30, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Heins Creek Nature Preserve, 7112 Highway 57
Baileys Harbor, 54202 United States
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Heins Creek

Looking to stay active this fall? We’ve got the solution! Join us for a work day at our beautiful Heins Creek Nature Preserve. First-time volunteers are welcome! The Door County Land Trust is hosting a Door Stewardship Alliance work day at Heins Creek Nature Preserve on Tuesday, October 30th from 9:00am to 12:00pm. We will be removing the existing posts around the parking area and removing brush to prepare for some much needed parking area improvements. Heins Creek Nature Preserve…

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