Get outside and enjoy the spring weather at Crossroads at Big Creek. On May 21, 9:30-11:30 am, volunteers of all ages are invited to help with land restoration efforts. Instruction will be given, and equipment and gloves are provided along with cookies and lemonade. Wear clothing that can get dirty and appropriate footwear. Meet at the Workshop.

Saturday Science meets at 2 pm the same day. This week participants will explore tadpoles and frogs. This family program is intended for school-aged youth, but all are welcome. Weather permitting, this will be an outdoor activity, but indoor activities will be prepared in case of inclement weather. Boots or shoes that can get wet are recommended. Meet on the porch of the Collins Learning Center.

On May 22, 2 pm, join the naturalist for a leisurely afternoon ramble through Ida Bay, looking for spring wildflowers. Migrating birds will be a bonus. Meet at the parking lot at the intersection of Canal Road and Buffalo Ridge Trail, 1195 Canal Road.

The Door County Beekeepers Club hosts the state bee inspector on May 24, 6:30 pm, to discuss hive management in Wisconsin. Visitors are welcome to join.

Archaeology is back at Crossroads May 25-26. Crossroads received a grant from the Wisconsin Humanities Council. The Spring Archaeological Dig, “Sharing the Stories of the People and the Land,” is now open to the public. Individuals, families and groups of up to six can make an appointment to work with professional archaeologists at a dig at the Ida Bay preserve. Reservations are required. The 45-minute Archaeology by Appointment sessions start at the top of the hour. To sign up, or for more information, email coggi[email protected] – put ‘Dig’ in the subject line.

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