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Beaver Creek Reserve announces upcoming programming

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Fall Creek (Press Release) – The crew at Beaver Creek is gearing up for another busy month offering the public a variety of programming. These offerings include brand new programs and returning favorites that are bound to spark the imagination and curiosity of anyone attending. For more details and to register, visit www.beavercreekreserve.org.

New! Aquatic plants of Wisconsin

Saturday, July 27, 1-3:30 p.m.

Lakes are beautiful gems that hold many wonders including aquatic plants.  These plants are often regarded as "seaweed" or "weeds" even though they play a vital role in the lake ecosystem. Learn about the diversity of these plants by exploring a secluded lake by canoe in the Chippewa County Forest. Participants will sample for the plants, identify them, and even learn how to press aquatic plants. Canoes and life jackets will be provided. More details upon signup. Registration required by July 25.

Summer Wild Edibles

Thursday, August 1, 6:30– 8:30 p.m.

Join a Beaver Creek naturalist for a taste of some summer's wild edibles.  We'll take a hike and look for some common, easily-identified, wild edible plants.  We'll nibble a few things as we hike, and then sample a cooked green and a wild tea or two!  A list of some plants to try and their use will be provided. Come and join us for a taste of summer from the wild! Registration required by July 29.

Beaver Creek Butterfly Festival

Sunday, August 4, 1 - 3:30 p.m.

Join butterfly enthusiasts to celebrate the wonder and beauty of our native butterflies. Mini-seminars will provide information on Wisconsin butterflies, butterfly gardening, and how to raise your own butterflies. There will be guided tours of the butterfly house and games and crafts for the kids! Registration encouraged by August 3

Wildflower Ramble

Saturday, August 24, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Join BCR Volunteer Naturalist Pam Rasmussen for a hike around the Reserve. The native plants will be spectacular at this time of the year. Pam will highlight and teach you how to identify some of the native prairies grasses and fall flowers. Registration required by August 21.

Beaver Creek Reserve is a special place that serves its mission to connect people with nature. The Reserve is located four miles north of Fall Creek on Highway K.

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