Cakes at the Lake


8:00am – 9:45am: Breakfast
10:00am- 11:00am: Program

Cakes at the Lake, put on by the Long Lake Preservation Association, and hosted by the Friends of Hunt Hill, are a series of pancake breakfasts followed by free environmental programs.

Breakfast is an all you care to eat buffet of specialty and plain pancakes, sausage, fresh fruit, juice and coffee and  starts at 8:00am with programming beginning at 10am.

Cost: Adults $7; children 5-12 $3; children under 5 are free.

Check for dates and themes below. To learn more about the presenters, click on their names.

Amazing Insects
P.J. Liesch, UW-Madison Entomology Department

June 16, 2018

Learn about amazing insects with P.J. Leisch, director of the UW-Madison Insect Diagnostic Lab. We’ll discover some fascinating facts about the insect world and learn about the field of entomology.


Live Eagle Program
The National Eagle Center

June 30, 2018

Learn about eagles with the National Eagle Center and a live eagle ambassador. Discover these amazing birds, their life cycle, and the story of their recovery from the brink of extinction.


Bob Hay, Turtles for Tomorrow

July 14, 2018

Join Bob Hay for some fun turtle trivia. Learn about turtles that live in the lakes and wetlands of Northwest Wisconsin. Live turtles will be available for show and tell.

Black Bears
Licia Johnson, North Lakeland Discovery Center

August 11, 2018

Join Education Director and Naturalist Licia Johnson of the North Lakeland Discovery Center as we learn all about black bears!  Why do they do the things they do?  What do you do if you see a bear?  How can we live alongside bears safely and respectfully?  Licia will share information on the ecology, life cycle, and other amazing adaptations of our state’s largest omnivore.


The Things Fish Need
Lynn Markham, UW Extension

September 9, 2018

What do fish need? Food, shelter, maybe even another fish to love. Trees in lakes provide a home, safe haven, nursery and bountiful buffet for fish and many other creatures in a healthy lake. Come join us for a discussion about what fish need, and a reading of Fish Hotel, a recently released kids’ book on the topic.