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Forest Tricksters

Dec 11, 2014 7pm - 8pm

UWSP Schmeeckle Reserve, 2419 North Point Drive, Stevens Point
Ever wonder what critters are sneaking about while
you’re in Schmeeckle? Find out how elusive red
and gray foxes keep such a low profile while going
about their everyday lives.
Presented by Sarah Horn

For more information call 715-346-4992 or visit www.uwsp.edu/schmeeckle


Warriors of Winter

Dec 7, 2014 2pm - 3pm

UWSP Schmeeckle Reserve, 2419 North Point Drive, Stevens Point
Winter presents many challenges for
the animals of Schmeeckle. Join us for
a hike to discover how these animals
prepare to battle winter.
Presented by Sarah Bennett

For more information call 715-346-4992 or visit www.uwsp.edu/schmeeckle


Lake Joanis Jellies

Dec 6, 2014 2:30pm - 3:30pm

UWSP Schmeeckle Reserve, 2419 North Point Drive, Stevens Point
Here today and gone tomorrow, freshwater jellyfish are
mysterious creatures found around the globe and in our
local lakes. Discover these captivating creatures that live
beneath the surface of Lake Joanis.
Presented by Sam Roberts

For more information call 715-346-4992 or visit www.uwsp.edu/schmeeckle


Wisconsin's Green Gold

Dec 2, 2014 7pm - 8pm

UWSP Schmeeckle Reserve, 2419 North Point Drive, Stevens Point
Wild rice harvesting is a tradition passed on from early
native tribes to Voyageurs. It perseveres in our Wisconsin
culture today. Discover more about this unique grain and
the harvesting techniques still used by contemporary
gatherers.
Presented by Nicole Baker

For more information call 715-346-4992 or visit www.uwsp.edu/schmeeckle


What's the Buzz on Bees?

Nov 17, 2014 7pm - 8pm

UWSP Schmeeckle Reserve, 2419 North Point Drive, Stevens Point
Do you know where your food comes from?
The honeybee is a critical link in growing fruits,
vegetables and nuts. Hear the buzz on what
it takes to be a honeybee and why they are so
important to our communities.
Presented by Emily Schaefgen

For more information call 715-346-4992 or visit www.uwsp.edu/schmeeckle


My Underwater Home

Nov 15, 2014 2pm - 3pm

UWSP Schmeeckle Reserve, 2419 North Point Drive, Stevens Point
The Largemouth Bass is one of the most popular and prolific sporting
fish in Wisconsin, yet its home is very fragile. Take a
trip through this fish’s neighborhood to see how
we can help protect it.
Presented by Travis Heil

For more information call 715-346-4992 or visit www.uwsp.edu/schmeeckle


Fly with Monarchs

Nov 6, 2014 6:30pm - 7:30pm

UWSP Schmeeckle Reserve, 2419 North Point Drive, Stevens Point
Journey alongside the monarch butterfly to
experience its extreme fall migration to Mexico.
Explore the monarch’s life cycle and the struggles
these insects face.
Presented by Sarah Bennett

For more information call 715-346-4992 or visit www.uwsp.edu/schmeeckle


Fall Harvest Traditions

Oct 30, 2014 5pm - 6pm

UWSP Schmeeckle Reserve, 2419 North Point Drive, Stevens Point
Farmers harvesting their crops in fall aren’t the
only ones preparing for winter. Gather around the
Schmeeckle campfire ring to explore the seasonal
preparations we make as winter approaches. Optional pumpkin
carving to follow — bring your own pumpkin!
Presented by Sarah Horn

For more information call 715-346-4992 or visit www.uwsp.edu/schmeeckle


2014 Fall Candlelight Hike Festival

Oct 24, 2014 6pm - 9pm

UWSP Schmeeckle Reserve, 2419 North Point Drive, Stevens Point
Walk trails lit by torches and jack-o’-lanterns
and discover the high-flying adventures of
Schmeeckle’s raptors. Arrive and leave when
you like. Free event!
(Suggested donation of $2/person or $5/family)
Program: “Raptors of Schmeeckle”
Presented at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the campfire ring
Meet Schmeeckle’s winged predators and discover their
impressive hunting and survival strategies that allow them to seek
and capture their next meal. Eagles, hawks, falcons, and owls
come to life in a fun campfire program for the entire family!
Other events all evening:
Meet
live birds of prey
unique to central Wisconsin
Raptor Discovery stations featuring “talons-on” activities
Perch beside free craft and snack stations
Peruse beaked and feathered gifts in the Browse Shop

For more information call 715-346-4992 or visit www.uwsp.edu/schmeeckle


Sculpture Park Secrets

Oct 29, 2014 5pm - 6pm

Stevens Point Sculpture Park, 900 2nd Street N.
With its unique natural sculptures, the Stevens Point Sculpture Park
combines art with the community’s love for the outdoors. Discover the
secret treasures of this hidden gem.
Park on the road near Zenoff
Park and meet at the Sculpture Park entrance at 900 2nd St N.
Presented by Molly Cooper

For more information call 715-346-4992 or visit www.uwsp.edu/schmeeckle