Programs and Events 

 
To volunteer to help with programs and events, please contact the staff at the Visitor Center.
To sign up for a program, call 715-463-2739 or email information@crexmeadows.org

 

UPCOMING WINTER PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

 

Download the PDF of the Winter Events Calendar Here

 

     Crex Conservation Book Club     

Mondays, January 9, 23; February 6, 20; March 6, 20

5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Crex Meadows Wildlife Education and Visitor Center

Join us this winter for our bi-monthly Conservation Book Club. As a group, we will read conservation related literature and discuss personal and societal connections. One book will be read per month. Books will be provided at low cost. Pre-registration required. Ages 16+.   

      Crex Nature Photography Club Monthly Meeting    

Saturdays, January 14; February 11; March 11

10:00 -11:30 am

 Crex Meadows Wildlife Education and Visitor Center

Join the Crex Photo Club for our monthly meeting as we share and critique each other's photos, share tips on how to get the most from our cameras and where to get the best shots.  Enjoy the camraderie of fellow photographers.  RSVP required - if you want to receive updates about photo club events, please join the photo club Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/443763709115985/   (Crex Meadows Camera Club)

      Snowshoe Hikes   

Fridays, January 6, 20; February 3, 17

10:00 am- 11:00 am

 Crex Meadows Wildlife Education and Visitor Center

 

Enjoy a series of guided snowshoe hikes on the trails of Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area. Learn about winter wildlife and skills while developing confidence hiking in snowshoes. Showshoes provided.

      Winter Moccasin Workshop     

Saturday, January 14 & Sunday, January 15

8:00 am- 12:00 pm

 Crex Meadows Wildlife Education and Visitor Center

Learn techniques for working with leather in this two-day workshop facilitated by Donna Mienk. Create a pair of traditional deerskin moccasins to take home. Cost is $80 for public and $70 for FOC members. Pre-registration required (DEADLINE DECEMBER 28, 2016). Space limited to 10 adults. Bring: fabric scissors and small pliers.

      Annual Crex Candlelight Snowshoe Hike     

Saturday, February 4

6:00 pm- 8:00 pm

 Crex Meadows Wildlife Education and Visitor Center

Enjoy a peaceful evening walking or snowshoeing on the 1.25 mile trail behind the Visitor Center. Luminaries will light your way through the woods. Warm up inside with hot chocolate and baked goods. Snowshoes available on a first come, first serve basis or bring your own. Even with little to no snow, we will still have the event. Flashlights/headlamps suggested.

      Kids Winter Recreation Days    

Monday- Thursday, March 13-16

9:00 am- 12:00 pm

 Crex Meadows Wildlife Education and Visitor Center

Day camp offers a unique opportunity to learn about science and conservation through hands-on outdoor experiences (snowshoeing, finding winter wildlife sign, tracking, and challenge courses). Recommended for youth ages 8-15, parents welcome. Pre-registration required; class size limited to 20 students.


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