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Newport State Park

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May 2018

Citizen Science Expo

May 23 @ 2:00pm
Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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Join the park naturalist to learn about several Citizen Science opportunities you can participate in at Newport. Get information about the three projects going on this summer: Bluebird box monitoring, bat house monitoring and the Monarch Larva Monitoring Project. Time commitments flexible. Meet in the Nature Center. Free. Park vehicle sticker required.

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Spring Wildflower ID

May 25 @ 1:00pm
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One event on May 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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Take to the woods with park naturalists to learn all about spring wildflowers. Identification tips, facts and folklore discussed along the way. Meet at Lot 1. Free. Park vehicle sticker required.

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Herb ID Hike

May 26 @ 10:00am
Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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This informative hike is led by herbal pharmacist Dave LaLuzerne. Identification and uses discussed. Meet at the Nature Center, Lot 1. Free. Park vehicle sticker required.

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Trees and Shrubs of Door County

May 27 @ 11:00am
Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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Horticulture expert and arborist Tom Wolfe shares his vast knowledge about trees and shrubs of Door County. Plenty to learn and look at. Meet at the Nature Center, Lot 1. Free. Park vehicle sticker required.

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Environmental Presentation

May 27 @ 1:30pm
Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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"Birds and Wildflowers of Door County," presented by Charlotte Lukes. Shares many beautiful nature photographs taken by Charlotte and her late husband, Roy Lukes. Meet in the Visitor Center. Free. Park vehicle sticker required.

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Bluebird Monitoring

May 30 @ 10:00am
Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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Join the park naturalist to observe and learn about monitoring bluebird nesting boxes. After years of declining numbers, hear about their amazing success story. Done weekly during nesting season. Meet at the Nature Center, Lot 1. Free. Park vehicle sticker required.

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August 2018

Universe in the Park and Perseid Meteor Shower

August 12 @ 8:30pm
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An event every year that begins at 8:30pm on of August, repeating indefinitely

Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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Join guest astronomers from UW-Madison for a PowerPoint presentation and a chance to view the night skies through a high powered telescope. Be sure to bring a lawn chair or blanket, flash lights or headlamps with a red lens (protects night vision). Meet at Lot 3, follow path to shelter building. Free. Park vehicle sticker required.

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September 2018

Newport Wilderness Day

September 2
Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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A day of hikes and programs to celebrate Wisconsin's only formally designated Wilderness State Park.

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August 2019

Universe in the Park and Perseid Meteor Shower

August 12, 2019 @ 8:30pm
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An event every year that begins at 8:30pm on of August, repeating indefinitely

Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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Join guest astronomers from UW-Madison for a PowerPoint presentation and a chance to view the night skies through a high powered telescope. Be sure to bring a lawn chair or blanket, flash lights or headlamps with a red lens (protects night vision). Meet at Lot 3, follow path to shelter building. Free. Park vehicle sticker required.

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