Moonlight Walk to Sugar Island

Sunset Park WI

Discover the splendors of Green Lake in the winter on a moonlight walk with the Green Team. Candles illuminate the path as participants make their way across the ice to Green Lake’s beautiful conservancy property, Sugar Island. Following a short hike, participants can warm up and chat with friends and neighbors in front of a […]

Earth Day Hammer’s Trail Clean up

Green Lake Conference Center W2511 State Highway 23, Green Lake, WI

Celebrate Earth Day by joining the Green Team as they improve natural areas for our communities to enjoy! The Green Team will be on the cleaning up debris and garbage on Hammer’s Trail. Be sure to join them in celebrating Earth Day by caring for our special natural areas! GEAR TO BRING: Participants should wear […]

Bird Watching at Sunnyside

Sunnyside Conservancy Lakeview Drive, Green Lake, WI

Start your day early with the Green Team and discover the sights and sounds of Green Lake’s birds. Birder Tom Schultz will share bird watching tips and the group will look for resident and migrant species that utilize these woods and streamside habitats. Participants will walk the trails through this 40+ acre Conservancy Partnership property […]

Mitchell’s Glen Tour

Explore Mitchell Glen for the first time or revisit this popular Green Lake Conservancy Partnership Property with the Green Team. Local biologist and educator, Tom Eddy, will lead participants down to the glen that features 12.2 acres of maple-basswood climax forest, unique geological formations, outstanding biodiversity, and spring-fed waters flowing into Green Lake. This tour […]

History Tour at Green Lake Conference Center

Green Lake Conference Center W2511 State Highway 23, Green Lake, WI

The Green Lake Conference Center’s history dates back to the early 1800s. Winnebago Indians, Pioneer Settlers, a wealthy Chicago couple, a Chicago development company, American Baptist visionaries and religious leaders of today are all part of this special place. One of the more famous moments in the Conference Center’s history is known as the Lawson […]

Moonlight Paddle & Bonfire on County K Estuary

County K Estuary County Road K, Green Lake, WI

Join the Green Team on their annual nighttime paddle through the County K Estuary. Paddling by moonlight is a uniquely beautiful and exhilarating experience. Listen to the diverse sounds of nature at nighttime and let a nearly full moon be your guide. Bring your canoe or kayak and wind your way through the estuary with […]

Daytime Paddle on the Puchyan

Start your morning with a relaxing trip on the water with the Green Team. Paddle the Puchyan River by kayak or canoe and enjoy this beautiful, thriving ecosystem. Keep your eyes peeled for a variety of wildlife from turtles to cranes to crayfish and more! This leisurely tour is good for all paddle skill levels. […]

Buckthorn Cleanup on Conservancy Properties

The Green Team is ready to tackle another year of fall buckthorn removal on Saturday mornings. This fall is the team’s 12th year cleaning up various Conservancy properties. Everyone is welcome to participate in the work and the fun! The team will be working each and every Saturday morning this fall until the weather shuts […]

Native Prairie Seed Collection

Lisa Reas will be leading volunteers on a late morning (to avoid morning dew/frost) prairie flower and grass seed collection event at Dawson Prairie in the Green Lake Conference Center. We will be collecting seed from a variety of native plants such as purple coneflower, blazing star, compass plant, milkweed, asters, little bluestem, Indian grass, […]

Mitchell’s Glen Tour

Mitchell Glen Green Lake, WI

Explore Mitchell Glen for the first time or revisit this popular Green Lake Conservancy Partnership Property with the Green Team. Local biologist and educator, Tom Eddy, will lead participants down to the glen that features 12.2 acres of maple-basswood climax forest, unique geological formations, outstanding biodiversity, and spring-fed waters flowing into Green Lake. This tour […]