Birds & Beer is back for 2022!

Socialize with other nature enthusiasts over snacks and beverages, and enjoy an engaging presentation from a local expert in a happy-hour atmosphere. Each Birds and Beer program features a different presenter at a different location, so you’re sure to learn something new each time!

Each ticket includes a free drink, complimentary snacks, and an informative presentation. All proceeds help fund programs at Hunt Hill. To register for a Birds and Beer program, click the “Register Here” button below or call 715-635-6543.


Birds of Kenya

with Steve Betchkal

Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Time: Registration at 5:30pm; Program at 6:00pm

Location: Getaway Bar N Grill, Sarona
Program Fee: $15/person
Registration: Required
Limit: 30 people

Steve Betchkal will share his recent experiences and photographs from his recent birding trip to Kenya.


Back From The Brink: Eagles & Osprey

with Chris Cold

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Time: Registration at 5:30pm; Program at 6:00pm

Location: Bloomer Brewing Co., Bloomer

Program Fee: $15/person
Registration: Required
Limit: 30 people

Chris Cold will share about the factors that led to the decline of eagles and osprey and how these birds have come back from the brink. He will show how these raptors are valued as living indicators of environmental health and vigor.


Forest Raptors of Wisconsin

with Ryan Magana

Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Time: Registration at 5:30pm; Program at 6:00pm

Location: Paul’s Pizza Den, Birchwood
Program Fee: $15/person
Registration: Required
Limit: 30 people

Ryan Magana will share about the diversity of forest raptors, from the diminutive sharp shinned hawk, the bold and assertive goshawk, to the majestic and familiar bald eagle. Learn identification, habitat preference and life history of these top avian predators.