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April 2019

Grounds tour

April 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
Free

Sights and Sounds of Spring led by naturalist Sylvia Marek and Greg Armstrong Join us for a tour of Holy Wisdom Monastery lands in the spring when we can listen for the birds and frogs and see the exuberance of spring growth. No registration necessary, just come and bring your friends!

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July 2019

Grounds tour

July 21, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
Free

Summer in the Prairie Join naturalist Sylvia Marek and Greg Armstrong on a summer tour of the Holy Wisdom Monastery grounds. We will have a chance to enjoy the exuberance of growth and vibrant colors of the prairies. All are welcome. No registration necessary, just come and bring your friends!

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August 2019

Outing to Nachusa Grasslands

August 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$75

Join the Friends of Wisdom Prairie on this unique outing to the Nachusa Grasslands in Franklin Grove, Illinois. Learn about this 3,800 acre grassland featuring a large remnant prairie, woodlands and wetlands—one of the most biologically diverse grasslands in Illinois. In 2014 the Nature Conservancy reintroduced bison to this successful prairie. We will visit the prairie, the bison and the visitor center. Bus transportation and box lunch will be provided. Maximum 50 people. Bring binoculars. Date/times: Tuesday, August 6, 2019…

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January 2020

Snowshoe Under the Moon Tour

January 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
Free

Join us for a tour of Holy Wisdom Monastery land on snowshoes, under the moon.  Sylvia Marek and Greg Armstrong will lead this winter evening tour and we will be on the look out for things natural in the winter.  No registration is necessary, just come. Bring your own snowshoes or borrow a pair from the monastery on a first come, first served basis. Contact Greg Armstrong if you'd like to reserve snowshoes. If there is no snow, we will take a…

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May 2020

POSTPONED – Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL Outing

May 6, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
WI United States
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POSTPONED – Sights and Sounds of Spring Tour

May 9, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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August 2020

Butterfly Action Week

August 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 8, 2020

Holy Wisdom Monastery*, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
Free

Take a self-guided butterfly walk on Wisdom Prairie. Holy Wisdom is one of the sites for Butterfly Action Week, a virtual Olbrich Garden butterfly program. On August 4, 6, 7, and 8 from 10 am - 12 pm, volunteers will provide tips for butterfly viewing and hand out a one page guide to the butterflies you are most likely to see here this time of year. If you miss these morning viewing times, pick up a guide at the kiosk…

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October 2020

Fall Color Tour

October 4, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
Free

Come and enjoy the beauty of the prairies, savannas and woodlands in the autumn.  We might even see some birds and bees and other critters that live at Holy Wisdom Monastery.  The prairie plants will be putting a lot of energy into food storage in their root system so that they can survive the winter and spring up again next year.  The trees will shed their leaves to reduce water loss in the winter when the ground is frozen.  Please…

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August 2021

Wildflower Workshop and Walk

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
Free

Curious about the blooming wildflowers on Wisdom Prairie? Want to learn their names? UW-Madison Arboretum naturalist Sylvia Marek and Julie Melton are holding a wildflower workshop on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021 between 10:00 am and 12:00 pm. Stop at the monastery parking lot kiosk to see examples of the many flowers in bloom. Learn how to identify the plants and some of the insects that live with them. Then walk the prairie trails with one of our colorful prairie wildflower…

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September 2021

Self-guided tour

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
Free

Self-guided tour: late summer flowers, butterflies and bugs Wednesday, September 8, 10am-noon Fall prairie flowers are putting on quite a show at Holy Wisdom. Sylvia Marek and Julie Melton will have a display set up at the parking lot kiosk. They'll help you identify pollinators and predators as well as the plants that attract them. Hear about insect life cycles. Listen to their voices. Then, take a leisurely self-guided butterfly and bug walk to see how many different species you…

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