Bubolz Family Explorers

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Join us for fun family activities in 2022!


Program Descriptions

Ski Clinic

February 5, 2022 | 12:30 – 2:30 pm

Join a naturalist for a fun, family friendly cross-country ski lesson. Learn the basics: putting on equipment, falling down and getting up, ski techniques, and stopping. Rentals Included




Maple Syrup

March 12, 2022 | 9:00 – 11:00 am

Join us for a morning hike as we step back in time and explore the history of Maple Syrup Season in Wisconsin. Families will learn the history of maple syrup and how it is done today. You will get a chance to see the process from start to finish including tapping a tree, seeing it cooking, and sampling the finished product over ice cream.




Let’s Go Froggin’

June 3, 2022 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm
July 8, 2022 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm
July 15, 2022 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm
August 12, 2022 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm *Rescheduled for August 19, 2022

Join us at the preserve for an evening frog hike as we discover the frogs that live at the preserve. Learn about the frogs and toads found here and then go on a hike and search for them. Bring water boots if you have them!





June 17, 2022 | 8:00 – 9:30 pm

Explore the preserve during the evening hours! We will learn about the fascinating little bugs that light up our summer nights. Then we’ll go on a night hike throughout the preserve searching for fireflies and other creatures that are active at night.
(There is no guarantee that we will see fireflies.)





August 26, 2022 | 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Families will go out into both the prairie and ponds, with nets provided, in search of insects. They will learn about the insect body parts and some of their unique life cycles




Night Hike

October 21, 2022 | 6:30 – 8:00 pm
October 28, 2022 | 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Come and explore the nature preserve in a whole new way. Discover the sights, sounds, and beauty of nature at night as we go for a hike through our prairies and forests. Please no light up shoes.