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Ledge View Nature Center

W2348 Short Road, Chilton, WI 53014 United States ‎

Upcoming Events

Jan. 2018

Winter Hike/Snowshoe

Jan. 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every week on Sunday until February 25, 2018

Hike with a naturalist to learn how the living world changes during the cold white season. If we have enough snow, the hike is on snowshoes (provided). Look for signs of animal activity, and learn how some plants and insects adapt. Hike lasts 1-2 hours depending on the weather. Sundays at 1 pm January 7 through Feb. 25, 2018.

Feb. 2018

Dogsled Demo

Feb. 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Learn about the history of Siberian huskies and the sport of dogsledding. Program is outdoors; snow not necessary. Rides available depending on the dogs and on weight; preference will be given to little people (kids) in order to permit the greatest number of rides. $3 per person, additional $2 for a ride. Tickets go on sale at 9 am; first come, first served.


Basics of Beekeeping

Feb. 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn how to get started keeping honeybees.



Feb. 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

If you like to be busy with your hands, you might enjoy old-fashioned sash weaving. Bring a clipboard and three colors of heavy yarn.


Adult Lunch Program: Vultures

Feb. 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Learn about vultures over soup and sandwich with coffee. Please RSVP a couple of days in advance.

Mar. 2018

Surviving the Freeze

Mar. 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn how plants live through the winter, over coffee and bakery.


Backyard Maple Syruping

Mar. 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Adult-focused program teaches the basics of making maple syrup at home. Learn what trees can be tapped, when to tap, ways to collect the sap, and how to process and store syrup using common household equipment.


Adult Lunch Program: Rocks Rock!

Mar. 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Learn about geology and rocks over soup and sandwich with coffee. Please RSVP a couple of days in advance.


Maple Syrup Sunday

Mar. 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Celebrate the maple syrup season by tapping a maple tree, collecting sap, and enjoying the taste of pure maple syrup on pancakes. Tapping tours are free, 9:30 am-3 pm; optional pancake breakfast (fundraiser) 9 am-1 pm

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