Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center Programs for September

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  1. By South Central Region September 3, 2015

    Contact(s): Liz Herzmann, DNR wildlife educator, 920-387-7893

    HORICON, Wis. - The brand new Horicon Marsh Explorium is officially open, and after you have learned more about the marsh's storied history, be sure to check out some of the other events Horicon has to offer. Each September event is free and does not require advance registration.

    • Sept. 10, 10-11 a.m. - Stories at the Marsh Join a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources educator for a morning of storytelling and craft making at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center. Wriggling Worms will be theme of this month's activities - head to the marsh to hear fun stories about these wriggly creatures and make a fun craft to take home. Please use the lower entrance.
    • Sept. 10, 6:30 to 8 p.m. - Do you Know Your Ducks? Practice your waterfowl identification skills in preparation for waterfowl migration and fall hunting seasons. DNR staff will give a hands-on look at the differences between dabblers and divers and hens and drakes and lead a hike to search for resident and migrating waterfowl (if weather allows).
    • Sept. 11, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. - Special Movies at the Marsh Kick off the fall hunting season with a special screening of "Escanaba in da Moonlight," rated PG-13. Moviegoers who wear camouflage will receive a free bag of popcorn.All "movies at the marsh" are free and open to the public. Refreshments are available onsite - please use the lower entrance.

    The Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center is located between Horicon, Wis. and Mayville, Wis. on Hwy. 28. For a detailed list of all Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center special events, please visit the Friends of Horicon Marsh website at www.horiconmarsh.org [EXIT DNR]. For more information regarding Horicon Marsh education programs, contact Liz Herzmann, DNR educator, at 920-387-7893.

    Last Revised: Thursday, September 03, 2015