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Heritage Highlight: Our Northern Forests
Join North Woods and Waters in an afternoon of celebrating the northern forests of Wisconsin at the Douglas County Wildlife Area & Bird Sanctuary!
Join North Woods and Waters in an afternoon of celebrating the northern forests of Wisconsin at the Douglas County Wildlife Area & Bird Sanctuary. Connect with area organizations, learn about North Woods and Waters of the St. Croix Heritage Area, and hear from Logan Jones, Douglas County forester, about the past, present and future of our forests. After the program, take a group hike, sit by the bonfire, view Kathleen Wolleat’s photography and listen to live music. It’s going to be a fun, ... view more »
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“Heritage Highlight: Our Northern Forests” will bring the community together at the Bird Sanctuary’s Clubhouse, which is constructed of rustic half-log siding with a large stone fireplace and flagstone porch. Enjoy treats provided by the Gordon Friends of the Bird Sanctuary, and coffee provided by Headwaters Roasting.
Hear from Douglas County forester, Logan Jones, in “Forestry: Past, Present, Future,” a presentation about forestry history, theory and practices.
Get a sampling of area organizations, learn about the Heritage Area, and what’s happening in northwestern Wisconsin.
After the Program:
Hike, Campfire, Music, Photography
“Choose your own adventure” after the program by enjoying live music; a campfire and a s’more (or two); and/or a group hike on the North Country National Scenic Trail, which runs along the Clubhouse. Plus, view award-winning photographer Kathleen Wolleat’s display of regional photos.
Event Partners: Douglas County, WI; Friends of the Bird Sanctuary; Gordon-Wascott Historical Society