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Crossroads at Big Creek

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2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
920.746.5895 http://www.crossroadsatbigcreek.org

April 2022

Habitat Healers

April 23 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

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One event on August 6, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 13, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 27, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 10, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 17, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 24, 2022 at 9:30am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Tasks determined by need and the weather. Equipment provided. Bring water. Meet at the Workshop/Nursery.

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Saturday Science

April 23 @ 2:00pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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This indoor/outdoor family program will explore soil, which is far more than just dirt. Appropriate for all ages. Some activities will be outdoors so dress for the weather.

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Restoring Your Piece of the Earth

April 24 @ 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Crossroads will be holding guided restoration tours and more throughout the day. Featuring a Wetland Restoration Tour (2:15pm) and Riparian (Creekside) Tour (3:15pm). The Wild Ones will be on hand to give out young trees as part of the Big Plant. Learn about jumping worms with the Master Gardeners, get seeds from the Seed Library or stop by to try and get a peek at some pike. For details, visit crossroadsatbigcreek.org. Held as part of Every Day Is Earth Day.

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Master Gardener Program

April 26 @ 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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"Invasive Jumping Worms: The Impact of a New Soil Invader" presented by Brad Herrick. He will talk about the harmful potential impacts of the jumping worm to forests and gardens and offer hope with potential control options. Masking and social distancing required.

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Habitat Healers

April 30 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
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One event on August 1, 2022 at 10:00am

One event on August 6, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 13, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 27, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 10, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 17, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 24, 2022 at 9:30am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Tasks determined by need and the weather. Equipment provided. Bring water. Meet at the Workshop/Nursery.

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Saturday Science

April 30 @ 2:00pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Exploring astronomy. This family program is intended for school aged students but learners of all ages are welcome. Some outdoor activities, so dress for the weather.

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May 2022

Master Gardener Program

May 3 @ 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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"Prairie Plants for Urban and Suburban Gardens" presented by Neil Diboll, internationally known expert in native plant ecology. The essence of his philosophy is that we as stewards of the planet must work to preserve and increase the diversity of native plants and animals with which we share the world. Masking and social distancing required.

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“Where Restoration Begins”

May 4 @ 6:30pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Using the history of ecology as a starting point, Dr. Chris Young will explore ongoing efforts to restore land where there has been intensive human use.

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Habitat Healers

May 7 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
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One event on August 1, 2022 at 10:00am

One event on August 6, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 13, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 27, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 10, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 17, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 24, 2022 at 9:30am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Tasks determined by need and the weather. Equipment provided. Bring water. Meet at the Workshop/Nursery.

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Morning Bird Hike

May 14 @ 6:30am
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Birders will join community scientists from 192 countries in recording the birds they see on this day. The hike will take participants to The Cove Preserve. Wear waterproof footwear, binoculars are helpful. Meet at the parking lot at 817 S. 20th Place.

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Tree Planting

May 14 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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A tree planting field day. Tree planting tools will be supplied. Please wear appropriate shoes and clothing that may get wet and dirty. Part of the Climate Change Coalition Big Plant initiative.

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Habitat Healers

May 14 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
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One event on August 6, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 13, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 27, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 10, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 17, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 24, 2022 at 9:30am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Tasks determined by need and the weather. Equipment provided. Bring water. Meet at the Workshop/Nursery.

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Saturday Science

May 14 @ 2:00pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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As a part of Global Big Day, the group will learn some basics of birding and, weather permitting, go out into the preserve to count birds. All are welcome, meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Evening Bird Hike

May 14 @ 6:30pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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The evening hike will explore the Big Creek Preserve. Wear waterproof footwear, binoculars will be helpful. Meet at the parking lot of the Astronomy Campus, 2200 Utah Street.

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Wild Ones Lecture

May 17 @ 6:30pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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n this lecture, featuring Coggin Heeringa, learn about the needs of native wild bees, wasps, moths and other pollinators. Learn how adding native plants to your landscape will help pollinating insects.

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Habitat Healers

May 21 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
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One event on August 1, 2022 at 10:00am

One event on August 6, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 13, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 27, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 10, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 17, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 24, 2022 at 9:30am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Tasks determined by need and the weather. Equipment provided. Bring water. Meet at the Workshop/Nursery.

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Saturday Science

May 21 @ 2:00pm
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One event on June 11, 2022 at 2:00pm

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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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 as well.

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Door County Beekeepers Club

May 24 @ 6:30pm
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One event on July 19, 2022 at 6:30pm

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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The state bee inspector will discuss hive management in Wisconsin. Visitors are welcome to join.

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Plant Fair Preview

May 26 @ 6:30pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Master Gardener Nancy Goldberg will preview the upcoming Plant Fair, a reimagined approach to DCMGA’s popular plant sale, featuring fun and educational activities, a garden arts and crafts marketplace, as well as great values on annuals, herbs and vegetables.

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Habitat Healers

May 28 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

One event on August 1, 2022 at 10:00am

One event on August 6, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 13, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 27, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 10, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 17, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 24, 2022 at 9:30am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Tasks determined by need and the weather. Equipment provided. Bring water. Meet at the Workshop/Nursery.

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June 2022

Trail Day Events

June 4
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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2pm. Saturday Science. The theme for the program will be trails and game trails. This program is intended for school-aged youth and their families. Meet at the Collins Learning Center. 3:30pm. Five Bridges Trail Hike. Participants will explore portions the four Habitat Trails and visit the Five Bridges over Big Creek. About 1.5 hours. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Habitat Healers

June 4 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

One event on August 1, 2022 at 10:00am

One event on August 6, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 13, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 27, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 10, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 17, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 24, 2022 at 9:30am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Tasks determined by need and the weather. Equipment provided. Bring water. Meet at the Workshop/Nursery.

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Walk & Talk: Wetlands

June 7 @ 6:30pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Following a short PowerPoint Presentation in the Collins Learning Center, guests are invited to visit some of the wetlands and learn more about the wetlands Crossroads protect.

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Habitat Healers

June 11 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

One event on August 1, 2022 at 10:00am

One event on August 6, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 13, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 27, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 10, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 17, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 24, 2022 at 9:30am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Tasks determined by need and the weather. Equipment provided. Bring water. Meet at the Workshop/Nursery.

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Saturday Science

June 11 @ 2:00pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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School-aged children and their families will explore frogs and tadpoles with nets. Free and open to the public. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Flag Day Hike

June 14 @ 9:30am
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Free

Walk to Big Creek (about an hour) to see if the Blue Flag Irises are in bloom. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Conservation Project Lecture

June 16 @ 6:30pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Free

Robert Bender will discuss a suburban volunteer conservation project on a riverside reserve in Melbourne, Australia. A short reception will be held during an intermission.

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13th Annual Crossroads Trail Run

June 18 @ 8:00am
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Door County’s first and only trail run welcomes all runners and walkers to choose a 2k, 5k or 10k distance. For more information, visit crossroadsrun.com.

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Habitat Healers

June 18 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

One event on August 1, 2022 at 10:00am

One event on August 6, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 13, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 27, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 10, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 17, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 24, 2022 at 9:30am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Tasks determined by need and the weather. Equipment provided. Bring water. Meet at the Workshop/Nursery.

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Restoration Lecture

June 23 @ 6:30pm
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One event on July 27, 2022 at 6:30pm

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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UW-Madison Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture chair Alfonso Morales leads a discussion on "how does the rebuilding of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris compare to ‘restoring’ the ecology of a place?”

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Environmental Lecture

June 24 @ 7:00pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Prof. Bart De Stasio of Lawrence University discusses climate change impacts on Lake Michigan and the consequences for fish and other aquatic life.

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Habitat Healers

June 25 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Volunteers of all ages are invited to help with our land restoration efforts. Instruction will be given. Equipment and gloves provided along with cookies and lemonade when the job is done. Please wear appropriate footwear and clothing that can get dirty and wet. Meet at the Workshop.

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Nature Program

June 27 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
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Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Educator Joan Wilkie welcomes folks of all ages to search for the creatures living in our ponds with hand lens. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Nature Program

June 28 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Discover how plants and animals from ancient seas transformed into the fossil we find at Crossroads. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Nature Program

June 29 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
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One event on July 6, 2022 at 10:00am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Experience the mysteries of migration in our fields and woodlands. Open to the public and fun for the whole family! Registration not required. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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July 2022

Habitat Healers

July 2 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
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One event on August 1, 2022 at 10:00am

One event on August 6, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 13, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 27, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 10, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 17, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 24, 2022 at 9:30am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Tasks determined by need and the weather. Equipment provided. Bring water. Meet at the Workshop/Nursery.

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Nature Program

July 5 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Explore how the glacial ice transformed our landscapes with summer educator Joan Wilkie. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Nature Program

July 6 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
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One event on July 12, 2022 at 10:00am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Summer educator Joan Wilkie will help participants learn the secrets of insects as they transform from an egg to an adult. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Habitat Healers

July 9 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
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One event on August 6, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 13, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 27, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 10, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 17, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 24, 2022 at 9:30am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Tasks determined by need and the weather. Equipment provided. Bring water. Meet at the Workshop/Nursery.

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Nature Program

July 11 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
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One event on July 13, 2022 at 10:00am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Summer educator Joan Wilkie will help participants discover the wonders of our Great Lakes Fisheries. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Nature Program

July 12 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Summer educator Joan Wilkie will help participants experience the mysteries of migration in our fields and woodlands. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Wisconsin’s Geoheritage

July 12 @ 6:30pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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State Geologist Dr. Ken Bradbury will offer a geological history of Wisconsin, highlight some of the outstanding geological sites in the state, and discuss how geology is linked to human issues.

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Nature Program

July 13 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
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One event on July 18, 2022 at 10:00am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Summer educator Joan Wilkie will help participants discover how plants and animals form ancient seas transformed into the fossil we find at Crossroads. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Summer Explorers

July 14 @ 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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One event on July 28, 2022 at 6:30pm

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Amphibians and Other Wetland Creatures family program. Learn about the amphibians and other animals that live in the wetlands at Crossroads and catch a few for a close-up look. Wear clothing and footgear that can get wet and dirty. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Words in the Woods

July 15 @ 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Join musicians Tad Greene and David LeFevre and puppeteer/storyteller Nancy Hawkins for songs and stories at the outdoor amphitheater, followed by s'mores. Free, open to the public.

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Habitat Healers

July 16 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
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One event on August 6, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 13, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 27, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 10, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 17, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 24, 2022 at 9:30am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Tasks determined by need and the weather. Equipment provided. Bring water. Meet at the Workshop/Nursery.

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Nature Program

July 18 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
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One event on July 19, 2022 at 10:00am

One event on July 20, 2022 at 10:00am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Summer educator Joan Wilkie will help participants uncover the secrets of Door County geology just below our feet. All ages. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Nature Program

July 19 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Summer educator Joan Wilkie will help participants discover summer butterflies in Crossroads' gardens, meadows and fields. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Door County Beekeepers Club

July 19 @ 6:30pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Program about “Honey Harvest and Equipment.” They also plan to raise funds for the club with a little “Bee Item Sale,” sort of a rummage sale for “gently used equipment and bee-themed knickknacks.” Open to the public. Held in the Collins Learning Center lecture hall.

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Nature Program

July 20 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
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One event on August 2, 2022 at 10:00am

One event on August 3, 2022 at 10:00am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Summer educator Joan Wilkie will help participants experience the mysteries of migration in our fields and woodlands. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Restoration Lecture

July 20 @ 6:30pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Plant community ecologist Dr. Karen Stahlheber of UW-Green Bay presents this talk on "A Developing Oak Savanna Restoration" as an educational outreach of Crossroads’ Land Restoration School. Held in the Collins Learning Center lecture hall.

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Climate Change Lecture

July 22 @ 6:00pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Joel Charles, M.D., MPH will present “Good Medicine: How Health Professionals and Systems Can Make Their Patients and Communities Healthier While Fighting Climate Change."

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Words in the Woods

July 22 @ 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Join musicians Tad Greene and David LeFevre and puppeteer/storyteller Nancy Hawkins for songs and stories at the outdoor amphitheater, followed by s'mores. Free, open to the public.

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Habitat Healers

July 23 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

One event on August 1, 2022 at 10:00am

One event on August 6, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 13, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 27, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 10, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 17, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 24, 2022 at 9:30am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Tasks determined by need and the weather. Equipment provided. Bring water. Meet at the Workshop/Nursery.

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Nature Program

July 25 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Summer educator Joan Wilkie will teach participants about the fish and other creatures that live in the Great Lakes. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Nature Program

July 26 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Summer educator Joan Wilkie will help participants find the secrets of insects as they transform from egg to adult. Hand lens and collection sets are provided. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Nature Program

July 27 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
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One event on August 1, 2022 at 10:00am

One event on August 8, 2022 at 10:00am

One event on August 9, 2022 at 10:00am

One event on August 10, 2022 at 10:00am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Summer educator Joan Wilkie will help participants experience the mysteries of migration in our fields and woodlands. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Restoration Lecture

July 27 @ 6:30pm
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One event on August 4, 2022 at 6:30pm

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Restoration consultant Jason Miller will talk about the ecology of Wisconsin's orchids. Held in the lecture hall of Collins Learning Center.

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Summer Explorers

July 28 @ 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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One event on August 4, 2022 at 6:30pm

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Learners of all ages are invited to join a naturalist and walk along the banks of Crossroads' Big Creek to observe the plants and animals which live in or near the water. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Words in the Woods

July 29 @ 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until July 29, 2022

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Join musicians Tad Greene and David LeFevre and puppeteer/storyteller Nancy Hawkins for songs and stories at the outdoor amphitheater, followed by s'mores. Free, open to the public.

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Habitat Healers

July 30 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

One event on August 1, 2022 at 10:00am

One event on August 6, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 13, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on August 27, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 10, 2022 at 9:30am

One event on September 17, 2022 at 9:30am

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Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Tasks determined by need and the weather. Equipment provided. Bring water. Meet at the Workshop/Nursery.

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August 2022

Nature Program

August 1 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Summer educator Joan Wilkie will help participants discover how animals from an ancient sea transformed into the fossils found at Crossroads. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Nature Program

August 2 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Summer educator Joan Wilkie will help participants find summer butterflies in Crossroads' gardens, meadows and fields. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Nature Program

August 3 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
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Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Summer educator Joan Wilkie will help participants discover the wonders of Great Lakes Fisheries. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Summer Explorers

August 4 @ 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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One event on August 11, 2022 at 6:30pm

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Crossroads' naturalist will unveil the beautiful and fascinating world of winged and crawling insects during this family-friendly program. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.  

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Restoration Lecture

August 4 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Presentation on the Land Restoration School cohort project plans in the Collin Learning Center.

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Habitat Healers

August 6 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Volunteers of all ages are invited to help with our land restoration efforts. Instruction will be given. Equipment and gloves provided along with cookies and lemonade. Please wear clothing that can get dirty and wet and appropriate footwear. Meet at the Workshop, 2041 Michigan Street.

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Nature Program

August 8 @ 10:00am
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Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Explore how glacial ice transformed Wisconsin's landscape and the Great Lakes. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Nature Program

August 9 @ 10:00am
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Program director Corey Batson will lead a leisurely hike looking for the splashes of color that paint our landscape. We’ll use colors to identify and compare the plants, animals, and landscape of Door County. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Nature Program

August 10 @ 10:00am
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Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Learn about the Silurian Fossils of our area and go on a fossil hunt at the creek. Each family will receive a fossil flyer to take home. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Summer Explorers

August 11 @ 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Crossroads' naturalist will unveil the fascinating world of winged and crawling insects in this family-friendly program. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.  

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Hike at Ida Bay

August 14 @ 2:00pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Join the interpretive naturalist in a laid-back walk through the Ida Bay Preserve. Meet at the parking lot at 1195 Canal Road (the intersection of Canal Road and Buffalo Ridge Trail.)

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Nature Program

August 15 @ 10:00am
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Families can learn about frogs and participate in capture/release frog hunt. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Nature Program

August 16 @ 10:00am
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Interpretive Naturalist Coggin Heeringa will present an interactive family program exploring (but not answering) the question: are we alone? Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Nature Program

August 17 @ 10:00am
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Interpretive Naturalist Coggin Heeringa will conduct an interactive family activity exploring the relationship between a bird's bill and the food it eats. Meet in the Collins Learning Center.

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Nature Journaling 101

August 18 @ 6:30pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Join Program Director Corey Batson as to explore how to use art, writing, and your own senses to understand the landscape around you. Family-friendly, all materials provided. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Community Honey Harvest

August 20 @ 9:00am - 11:00am
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One event on August 20, 2022 at 9:00am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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A fun family event with educational programs, demonstrations, a resale table of bee-related items and interactive activities for all ages. See how honey is harvested and try samples. Rain or shine.

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Habitat Healers

August 20 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
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Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Tasks determined by need and the weather. Equipment provided. Bring water. Meet at the Workshop/Nursery.

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Walk and Talk

August 23 @ 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Learn about the native wildflowers in Crossroads’ meadow during a brief lecture from Interpretive Naturalist Coggin Heeringa, then visit the Wild Ones Meadow to observe the plants close up and personal. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Putting Pressure on Invasive Species

August 25 @ 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Join Program Director Corey Batson to press flowers and discover which flower species are native and which are not. Participants will get their own plant press. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Unwind in the Woods

August 26 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Socialize and enjoy s'mores. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Habitat Healers

August 27 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
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Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Tasks determined by need and the weather. Equipment provided. Bring water. Meet at the Workshop/Nursery.

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Wildflowers Need Dark Skies

August 30 @ 6:30pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Learn how artificial lighting at night hurts plants, and by extension, pollinating insects. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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September 2022

iNaturalist 101

September 1 @ 6:30pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Learn to use an app to identify and report plant and animal species you see. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Mushroom Hike

September 3 @ 10:00am
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Learn about mushrooms during a 1.5-hour walk with expert Charlotte Lukes. Registration required at wildmushroomforay.eventbrite.com.

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Walk & Talk

September 6 @ 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Learn about pollinator-friendly plants and walk through the bird and butterfly garden. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.  

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Habitat Healers

September 10 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
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Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Tasks determined by need and the weather. Equipment provided. Bring water. Meet at the Workshop/Nursery.

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Science Saturday

September 10 @ 2:00pm
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One event on October 1, 2022 at 2:00pm

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Multi-media program about hexagons for grades 3-6. Meet in the Collins Learning Center.

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Monarch Tagging

September 11 @ 1:30pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Capture and tag butterflies as they head to Mexico. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Door Peninsula Astronomical Society Meeting

September 13 @ 7:00pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Space telescope program. Meet at the Collins Learning Center.

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Space Telescope Program

September 13 @ 7:00pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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DPAS members discuss the Hubble and James Webb telescopes.

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History of the Ida Bay Preserve

September 15 @ 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Illustrated lecture in the Collins Learning Center.

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Habitat Healers

September 17 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
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One event on September 24, 2022 at 9:30am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Tasks determined by need and the weather. Equipment provided. Bring water. Meet at the Workshop/Nursery.

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Cove Estuary Archaeology Outreach

September 22 @ 10:00am - 3:00pm
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One event on September 23, 2022 at 10:00am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Talk and dig with archeologists. Meet at  817 South 20th Place, Sturgeon Bay.

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Cove Estuary Archaeology Outreach

September 23 @ 10:00am - 3:00pm
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One event on September 23, 2022 at 10:00am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Talk and dig with archeologists. Meet at  817 South 20th Place, Sturgeon Bay.

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Habitat Healers

September 24 @ 9:30am - 11:30am
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One event on September 24, 2022 at 9:30am

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Tasks determined by need and the weather. Equipment provided. Bring water. Meet at the Workshop/Nursery.

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“The Myth of Unspoiled Wilderness”

September 27 @ 6:30pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Lecture by Dr. Robert Jeske about humans' role in prehistoric Wisconsin horticulture.

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Bread Pudding Night

September 28 @ 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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A short hike followed by dinner to celebrate Crossroads. $40/person. Registration required at breadpuddingnight.eventbrite.com by Sept. 19.

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October 2022

Science Saturday

October 1 @ 2:00pm
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One event on October 8, 2022 at 2:00pm

Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Multi-media program about the moon for grades 3-6. Meet in the Collins Learning Center.

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International Observe the Moon Night

October 1 @ 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Family-friendly candlelit walk from the Collins Learning Center to the Astronomy Campus.

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