May 12 and 13th Nature Programs


Warblers 101 Program at Peninsula

Join Peninsula’s naturalist on Saturday, May 12, from 9 – 9:45 AM to learn about warblers, small songbirds that migrate through and nest at Peninsula. Meet at Weborg Shelter and park at the adjacent day use lot. Bring binoculars if you have them. See photos, listen to songs and then take a short walk to see birds in the field. Registration is not required for this free program, but a state park vehicle sticker is required. If you need additional information phone Peninsula’s nature center at 920-854-5976.

Lady’s-slipper Story and Craft at Peninsula

On Saturday, May 12, from 1 – 1:45 PM families are invited to the Peninsula State Park nature Center to listen to an Ojibwa legend that tells how the lady’s-slipper came to be. We’ll see if this orchid is blooming and craft a lady’s-slipper to keep. This program is free and open to the public but a state park vehicle sticker is required. If you need additional information phone Peninsula’s nature center at 920-854-5976.

Point to Point Birding at Peninsula

On Sunday, May 13, from 9 – 10 AM birders are invited to join the naturalist for Point to Point Birding, a program that highlights basic bird identification skills. Meet at Nelson’s picnic area on Shore Road. We’ll watch for warblers, pelicans and killdeer, and perhaps see indigo buntings, too. Bring binoculars if you have them. Easy walking, less than a mile. This program is free and open to the public but a state park vehicle sticker is required. If you need additional information phone Peninsula’s nature center at 920-854-5976.