Upcoming events at Sandhill Wildlife Area

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  1. By Central Office September 21, 2015

    Contact(s): Britt Searles, DNR wildlife program associate, 715-884-6335

    BABCOCK, Wis. -- Join the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources on this fall for a number of events at Sandhill Wildlife Area.

    The schedule for fall events is as follows - registration and fees can be sent to Sandhill OSC, PO Box 156, Babcock, Wis. 54413:

    • Crane Watch, Saturday, Oct. 17, 3 p.m. - Watch and listen as thousands of cranes descend on Sandhill's Gallagher Marsh, a key staging area during the fall migration. Participants should dress for cold weather in neutral colors (camouflage preferred). This event will be held rain or shine, and scopes, binoculars and cameras are welcome. Registration for each participant is $15 and is due Oct. 9 (limit 20 people).

    • Grill, Baby Grill, Saturday, Nov. 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Explore preparation methods for wild game and fish using marinades, heart-healthy seasonings and basting sauces. This session will include a review of suggested cooking techniques and a number of recipes. Possible meats may include venison, goose, bison, wild turkey and fish - samples will be provided. Registration for each participant is $10 and is due Nov. 6.

    • Volunteer Carnivore Track-Training & Refresher Clinic, Saturday, Dec. 5, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m - This training clinic is mandatory for individuals seriously interested in contributing volunteer time (three surveys per winter) to assist with the DNR annual winter wolf census. Not to be confused with educational workshops, this is for people willing to commit to multiple winter surveys. Registration for each participant is $15 and is due Dec. 1 (limit 30 people).

    For more information regarding events at Sandhill, please contact Britt Searles, DNR wildlife program associate, at 715-884-6335 or via email at [email protected]

    Last Revised: Monday, September 21, 2015