Crossroads Aids Well-Water Monitoring Program

This summer, the Environmental Research and Innovation Center at UW-Oshkosh will again offer its community well-water monitoring program at Crossroads at Big Creek. Community members may pick up and drop off water-testing kits Monday – Thursday, 12-3 pm, throughout the summer. 

The test for coliform bacteria costs $20; nitrates, $25: arsenic, $27; cumulative, $5; and the Homeowner’s Package (bacteria, nitrates, arsenic and cumulative), $65. Call the center at 920.424.3148 to find out more.

Crossroads’ Habitat Healers will continue to meet Saturdays, 9:30-11:30 am; and Tuesdays, 6:30-8 pm, when volunteers of all ages are invited to help with restoration efforts. Upcoming gathering dates will be June 12 and 15. 

Instructions will be given; equipment and gloves will be provided; and wear appropriate footwear and clothes that can get dirty. Meet at the workshop/nursery, just beyond the main campus parking lot. 

The Door Peninsula Astronomical Society (DPAS) will hold a free viewing night June 12, 9 pm, when DPAS members will be on hand to point out summer constellations and images from the telescope will be projected in the Stonecipher Astronomy Center on the Astronomy Campus, 2200 Utah Street in Sturgeon Bay.

Join members of Wild Ones on June 13, 4:30 pm, to visit the Michigan Street wetlands restoration site. Meet at the Collins Learning Center, 2041 Michigan St. in Sturgeon Bay, and wear footwear that can get wet.

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