Learn a new skill at one of the nature-based workshops hosted at Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary. Check out the information below to learn more about the various nature-based workshops. Some workshops require reservations.

If you have any questions, email program@hunthill.org or call (715) 635 – 6543.

Diamond Willow Walking Stick Workshop

Join Storme Nelson, retired Hunt Hill Executive Director, in harvesting diamond willow to make a beautifully twisted walking stick. Participants will learn about carving tools and easy techniques for carving their own walking sticks. Bring a bag lunch and your own carving tools (especially any tools that can be used for peeling bark). Some tools will be provided.

Click on the links below for more details on the workshop and about diamond willow.

Date: Friday, April 8, 2022
ANOTHER DATE HAS BEEN ADDED: Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Location: Basement of Richard Grand Recreation Hall, Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary

Program Fee: $20/person; Hunt Hill Members: $15/person

Registration is FULL for Friday, April 8th, but spots are still available for Tuesday, April 19th.
Call (715) 635-6543 to inquire about registering for the workshop on April 19th. Limit: 15 people.

Nordic Walking Workshop

Kristin Hanson from Out There Nordic in Rice Lake will introduce the basics of Nordic Walking and then lead you on a short loop hike to practice using hiking poles. Hiking poles will be available to borrow, but you are encouraged to bring your own.

Location: Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary

Date: Friday, April 22, 2022

Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Program Fee: $10/person; Hunt Hill Members: $8/person

Registration highly recommended. Limit: 20 people.

UPDATE: Registration is FULL. Please call 715-635-6543 to inquire about our waitlist.