Horicon Marsh in August: Explore Bowhunting, Wild Women Workshop, and Monarchs!

Discussion in 'Outdoor News' started by Wisconsin DNR News, Aug 12, 2016.

  1. By Central Office August 12, 2016

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

    HORICON, Wis. - Head to Horicon Marsh in August and take advantage of fun (and free) activities, including a Wild Women Workshop and monarch butterfly tagging.

    Aug. 23, 10-11 a.m. - Explore Bow Hunting

    This event is perfect for kids in fourth grade and above who are interested in bow hunting. Attendees will learn how to pursue game, take ethical shots, and more. Target archery will be included. Best for ages 4th grade and above.

    Aug. 25, 10-11 a.m. - Stories at the Marsh

    Join a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources educator for a "Mammal Mania" themed storytelling and craft-making event at Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center. This event is best for children ages 1-10.

    Aug. 27, 9a.m. to 3 p.m. - Wild Women Workshop
    The Wild Women Workshop is a hands-on event designed for women ages 18 and older. The workshop focuses on various outdoor skills, like backpacking, fire starting, cast iron cooking, and archery. Pre-registration is required, and attendance is limited to 20 participants. Contact Liz Herzmann at [email protected] for a registration form.

    Aug. 30, 1-3 p.m. - Monarch Tagging
    Attendees will have the opportunity to catch monarch butterflies and watch as DNR staff tag these magnificent migrants as before they journey back to Mexico.

    And, be sure to save some time during your visit to check out theHoricon Marsh Education and Visitor Center's new Explorium(admission fees can be found online).

    The Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center is located between Horicon and Mayville on Highway 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].

    Last Revised: Friday, August 12, 2016