Warm yourself with a bowl of soup while enjoying camaraderie and conversation. Each month will feature a guest speaker on a nature topic, along with a delicious lunch of homemade soup, crackers, and dessert.

If you are interested in donating food, please call 715-635-6543 in advance.


Wildlife Winter Survival

Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Time: 12:00-1:30 PM

Program Fee: By donation
Registration: Not required

When there’s two feet of snow and it’s 20 below, how do the animals in our area survive! With unheated homes like ours, what are their strategies to make it through our northern Wisconsin winters? Join us for a warm bowl of soup (unavailable to wildlife) and learn about the many ways local species have adapted to our often long, harsh, snowy, cold winters that we just can’t wait to see come to an end.


The Bear Necessities

Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Time: 12:00-1:30 PM

Program Fee: By donation
Registration: Not required

Bear are big, black and beautiful. They are arguably one of our most interesting wild mammals. They look cuddly, but are they? They can be a nuisance, but why? Enjoy some stories and explore what it is like to be a black bear in Wisconsin. Bring your sense of humor and be ready to laugh while you learn.


Attracting Wildlife to Your Backyard

Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Time: 12:00-1:30 PM

Program Fee: By donation
Registration: Not required

Interested in making your backyard a haven for wildlife? Jamie will share strategies for making your backyard (or other space) a habitat for birds, butterflies, bees, bats and other beneficial animals.


*This program has been cancelled!*

Cougars in Wisconsin

Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Time: 12:00-1:30PM

Program Fee: By donation
Registration: Not required

After a century of being extirpated from the state, cougars are returning to Wisconsin again. The first cougar in recent history was confirmed in southern Wisconsin in 2008. Cougars have been verified in Wisconsin every year except one since then. Learn what Wisconsin DNR is doing to monitor this apex predator and what the prospects are for once again having a cougar population in Wisconsin.