Cakes at the Lake


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.

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

Breakfast Cost:
* Adults: $7
* Children 5-12: $3
* Children under 5: free

Breakfast is an all you care to eat buffet of specialty and plain pancakes, sausage, fresh fruit, juice and coffee.


Amphibians

Date: Saturday, June 22, 2019
Presenter: Chris Cold – WI DNR

Learn about frog, toad, and salamander identification and habitats and view a few live amphibians! By the end of this presentation, you will understand the importance of amphibians as living indicators of environmental health.


Butterflies

Date: Saturday, July 13, 2019
Presenter: Jim Schwiebert – Beaver Creek Reserve

Native butterflies will be the focus of this presentation.  We’ll explore a butterfly’s life cycle, look at the difference between moths and butterflies, take a peek at butterfly migration, and then showcase some of the more common butterflies of Wisconsin that we can see in the area.  If time remains, we’ll touch on a bit of butterfly gardening too!


Uncommon Facts about Common Birds

Date: Saturday, August 10, 2019
Presenter: Stan Tekiela – Nature Smart

This is a fun and entertaining talk presenting fascinating facts and tidbits about some of the birds that people love to hate along with some of the more common birds in our yard. Stan will challenge your preconceived ideas about some common birds such as the European Starling, the American Crow and much, much more. You will never look at these birds the same way ever again.


Wild Rice

Date: Saturday, August 24, 2019
Presenter: John Haack – Retired UW Extension

Join us to hear about the fascinating history and unique biology of wild rice the “food that grows on water.” Learn what is involved in processing and preparing this delicious local food.