Kids aren’t the only ones who can have fun digging in the dirt! Adults may participate in a free archaeological dig at Crossroads at Big Creek’s Cove Preserve on Oct. 10 and 11, both days at 3:30 pm. Park in the grassy lot off 20th Place, and walk down the hill. Dress for the dirt, and take work gloves.
“Ten-Minute Garden Tours” will be the free program of the Wild Ones of the Door Peninsula on Oct. 10, 7 pm, in the Collins Learning Center. Members Karen Newbern, Mary Goodner, John Stiefel, Don Gustafson and Coggin Heeringa will share brief slide-show tours of their gardens to offer great ideas on using native plants in your yard.
Join the DNR for an open public meeting Oct. 15, 6:30 pm, in the Collins Learning Center to discuss smallmouth bass in the waters of Lake Michigan and Green Bay. This meeting will allow DNR staff members to engage stakeholders and present information.
Crossroads at Big Creek is a donor-supported learning preserve. Fall hours at the Collins Learning Center, 2041 Michigan St. in Sturgeon Bay, are weekdays, 10 am – 4 pm; weekends, 1-4 pm; and during scheduled events. Trails are open 24/7, free of charge.