essay writing free steps on writing a essay how to write a paper for publication order essay online essays websites
Today's Hours: 11am - 4:00pm
Contact Us About News Become a Member





Building Hours

The Environmental Center is open Tue – Fri from 8am – 4:30pm; Saturday from 11am – 4pm and Sunday from Noon – 4pm.

The trails are open year round, dawn to dusk.

Coming from the south?

Take Highway 41 north to County OO (Northland Ave. Exit #139) exit right (east). Second stoplight -Turn (left) north onto County A (Lynndale Drive).The Preserve entrance is located 1.7 miles from Cty 00 and Cty A intersection on the left side of the road.

Coming from the north?

Take Highway 41 south to Highway 47(Richmond)(right) north. Turn (left) west onto County JJ, then turn (left)south onto County A (Lynndale Drive). The Preserve entrance is located 1 mile from the intersection of Cty JJ and Cty A on the right side of the road.Trails Open During Daylight Hours


Mission of the Preserve

To serve as a gathering place for the community to become inspired by, appreciate and enjoy nature through educational  programming and recreational opportunities, while fostering a healthy environment and providing an improved quality of life.


For more than 45 years, Bubolz Nature Preserve has been inspiring generations through great educational programs, recreational spaces, and conservation ethics. Social opportunities abound with wonderful mental and physical wellness attributes. This non-profit environmental preserve is a natural example of why the Fox Valley is a thriving and vibrant place to live, work, and raise a family. With Wisconsin’s beauty and natural landscapes right here in our back yard, it’s an easy place to love.

About Gordon Bubolz

For most Fox Valley residents, Gordon Bubolz is simply a name on the sign at a nature center near Appleton. The Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve is indeed named for the man responsible for that 775-acre chunk of white cedar swamp being set aside for environmental education and enjoyment of nature. But it would take 10 signs to mark all of the land preserved for future generations by this former Republican state senator and second-generation insurance executive. Learn more…


Randy Tuma

Executive Director



Open Position

Development and Marketing Manager


Brooke Rymer

Event Manager

Sam Ziepke

Office Manager

Courtney Osenroth

School Program Coordinator/Naturalist



Erica Bukouricz

Public Program Coordinator/Naturalist


Connor Gehrke

Property Manager



Rachelle Wuest

Event Coordinator



President: John Bergstrom

Kathi Seifert – Katapult LLC
Cathie Tierney – Community First Credit Union
Tom Prosser – Retired
Terry Timm – Thrivent Financial
Tom Boldt – The Boldt Company
Mike Jansen – Faith Technologies
Charlie Fredrickson – Faith Technologies
Lee Allinger – Retired Appleton Area School District
Colleen Martenson – Secura Insurance Company