Events

Join us in celebration of 50 years of Wisconsin Wetlands Association! We’ll have presentations, field tours, and more across the state throughout the year. RSVP using the links below, or by calling 608-250-9971. 

Keep checking back throughout the year as more events are added!

If you don’t see any ticket information for an event you’re interested in, check back soon!

MAY

WWA Origins: Upper Mud Lake and Dunn’s Marsh
May 5th, 12:30 pm | Reserve your tickets here.
Lussier Family Heritage Center, Madison
Led by: Bill Lunney and Libby Zimmerman, WWA co-founders; Rick Eilertson, AECOM

Madison Audubon’s Goose Pond Sanctuary
May 14th, 9:30 am | Reserve your tickets here.
Goose Pond Sanctuary, Arlington
Led by: Mark Martin and Sue Foote-Martin, Madison Audubon

Wetlands and Flood Control
Hosted by Chequamegon Bird and Nature Festival
May 17th, 12:45 pm | More information here.
Ashland
Led By: Tracy Hames, WWA; Bill Heart, WWA Member

Canoeing Bibon Swamp
Hosted by Chequamegon Bird and Nature Festival
May 18th, 1:00-5:30 pm | SOLD OUT
Ashland
Led by: Bill Heart, WWA Member; Tracy Hames, WWA

Ramsar Wetlands of the Door Peninsula
Hosted by the Door Festival of Nature
May 25th, 1:30-4:00 pm | More information here.
Bailey’s Harbor
Led by: Tracy Hames, WWA

Wetlands of the Bayshore Blufflands
Hosted by the Door Festival of Nature
May 26th, 9:00-11:30 am | More information here.
Bailey’s Harbor
Led by: Tracy Hames, WWA

JUNE

Central Wisconsin Wetlands on Private Land
June 1st, 9:00 am-2:00 pm | Reserve your tickets here.
Steven’s Point
Led by: Janet Smith, Bob Freckmann, Nancy Stevenson, and Alan Haney, North Central Conservation Trust

Cedarburg Bog
June 4th, 9:00 am | Reserve your tickets here.
UW–Milwaukee Field Station, Saukville
Led by: Jim Reinartz and Kate Redmond, WWA Members

Oneida Nation Wetlands
June 18th, 9:00 am | Reserve your tickets here.
Oneida
Led by: Tony Kuchma, Oneida Nation

UW-Madison 1918 Marsh
June 24th, 10:00 am | Reserve your tickets here.
UW-Madison
Led by: John Magnuson, Friends of the Lakeshore Nature Preserve

JULY

Driftless Area Interior Wetlands
July 23rd, 9:00 am | Reserve your tickets here.
Kickapoo Valley Reserve, La Farge
Led by: Eric Epstein, WWA Member; Abbie Church, Mississippi Valley Conservancy; Ben Johnston

Wetlands of the Chippewa Moraine
July 27th, 9:00 am
New Auburn
Led by: Amanda Little, UW-Stout

AUGUST

Wetlands of the Penokee Hills
August 1st, 1:00 pm | Reserve your tickets here.
Upson
Led by: Tracy Hames, WWA

Paddling the Fish Creek Estuary
August 16th, 1:00 pm
Ashland
Led by: Cathy Techtmann, WWA Member

SE Wisconsin Landowner Restoration
August 24th, 9:30 am | Reserve your tickets here.
Burlington
Led by: Laurie Smaglick Johnson, WWA Member

SEPTEMBER

Wild Rice Harvest on the Wisconsin River
September 7th, 10:00 am | Reserve your tickets here.
Rhinelander
Led by: Scott and Ann Eshelman, WWA Members

Paddling the Backwater Wetlands of the Mississippi River
September 13th, 10:00 am | Reserve your tickets here.
De Soto
Led by: Brenda Kelly, WDNR

APRIL

WWA: Fifty Years of Wetland Science, Policy, and Awareness
Hosted by Sierra Club–Fox Valley Group
April 11th, 7:00 pm | More information here.
Girl Scout Service Building, Appleton
Presenter: Tracy Hames, WWA

MAY

History of the Public Intervenors Office
May 7th, 7:00 pm | Reserve your tickets here.
Lussier Family Heritage Center, Madison
Presenter: Tom Dawson, former public intervenor

The Trumpet in the Orchestra of Evolution: Wetlands and Sandhills in Wisconsin
May 28th, 7:00 pm | Reserve your tickets here.
Lussier Family Heritage Center, Madison
Presenter: Anne Lacy, International Crane Foundation

JULY

WWA: Fifty Years of Wetland Science, Policy, and Awareness
Hosted by Door County Environmental Council
July 25th, 7:00 pm
Sturgeon Bay
Presenter: Tracy Hames, WWA

AUGUST

Wildlife and Wetlands in Wisconsin
August 23rd, 7:00 pm | Reserve your tickets here.
Bong State Recreation Visitor Center, Burlington
Presenter: Tracy Hames, WWA

APRIL

Wetland Monitoring Program
Waukesha County
Dates in April and May
Learn more at Waukesha County’s website.

Citizen Science Day
Waukesha County
April 13th, 8:45-11:50 am
Learn more at Waukesha County’s website.