Jan. 20: Winter Mammal Tracking Workshop. Learn how to identify those tracks in the snow. Sandhill Outdoor Skills Center, Babcock. Register by Jan. 12th, limit 20 people. Contact Wisconsin DNR at 715-884-6333 for more info.
Mosquito Hill Nature Center events. For further info on any of
the following events, call 920-779-6433.
Jan. 20 & Feb. 10: Candlelight Snowshoe Hikes. These
immensely popular walks feature a leisurely, self-paced excursion
into the Wolf River lowland forest with departure times on
snowshoes available every quarter hour between 6:30 and 7:45 p.m.
Cost: $7.50/adult, $5/students ages 10-13, senior and Friends of
Mosquito Hill or $20 for an entire family.
Jan. 27-28: Winter Camping Made Easy. This overnight event will
introduce participants to the safe and enjoyable sport of cold
weather camping. Cost: $45/person ($40 for Friends of Mosquito
Hill) or $80 ($70 for Friends of Mosquito Hill) for two people
registering together. Call to reserve a spot.
Feb. 3-4: The Basics of Fly Tying. A hands-on fly tying class
taught by Darrell Toliver, Fox Valley area fly fishing expert,
educator and outdoor writer. Class begins Sat. at 9 a.m. and
concludes Sunday at 9 p.m. The fee of $99/person or $90 for Friends
of Mosquito Hill includes an overnight stay in a private, secluded
lodge on the Wolf River, four meals, all materials, the use of fly
tying equipment and instruction. Registration and payment are due
before Jan. 26. Call to reserve a spot.
Jan. 27: Snowshoeing Clinic. Join us for a romp through Sandhill
Wildlife Area and see if snowshoeing is right for you! We provide
the snowshoes. Sandhill Outdoor skills Center, Babcock. Register by
Jan. 19, limit 25 people ages 10 and up. Contact Wisconsin DNR at
715-884-6333 for more info.
Feb. 2-4: 15th Annual Northern Wisconsin Deer Classic and Sports
Show at the Holiday Inn Convention Center, Downtown, Eau Claire.
For more info call 952-925-1923.
Feb. 4: 26th Annual Gun Show from 9 a.m. to
4 p.m. at Club Bil-Mar, 3627 County Trunk Hwy CR (2 miles south
of Manitowoc). General admin. $2. For more info contact Tom Schulz
Feb. 10: Porcupine Mania. Strap on snowshoes and join Sandhill
staff in search of these unusual animals. Family-oriented day in
Wisconsin’s wintry woods! Register by Jan. 31, limit 20 people.
Contact Wisconsin DNR at 715-884-6333 for more info.
Mar. 3: Telescope Building Workshop at Mosquito Hill: The
Perfect Holiday Gift. The Holiday gift for the person who has
everything. Telescope making workshop and evening star party.
Register before the holidays to insure a spot in the class and make
an exciting Christmas gift for a loved one.
July 8-13: The 4th International Symposium on Sturgeon will be
held in Oshkosh, WI. Sponsored in part by Sturgeon for Tomorrow.
For more info contact Wayne Hoelzel at 920-725-1206.