Enjoy the crisp, winter air during a forest habitat hike at Crossroads at Big Creek’s Ida Bay Preserve on Jan. 17, 3:30 pm. Learn about the preserve’s woodland habitats during a gentle, hour-long walk through the winter forest. Meet at the Zenith Street entrance, and dress for the conditions.
Ski for Free will continue Jan. 18, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm; and Jan. 19, 1-3:30 pm. Crossroads and Door County Silent Sports lend, free of charge, an array of ski and snowshoe equipment in sizes to fit age three through large adults. When trail conditions permit, go to the Crossroads maintenance building, where volunteers will fit you with equipment.
On Jan. 22, 10 am, take a forest habitat hike of the Big Creek Preserve: a gentle, hour-long walk through the winter forest. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.
The Collins Learning Center, 2041 Michigan St. in Sturgeon Bay, is open weekdays, 10 am – 4 pm; weekends, 1-3:30 pm; and during scheduled activities. Trails are free and open to the public 24/7 for skiing, snowshoeing, hiking and biking.