Thu, Sep 29|
Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary
Harvest Your Conservation Potential
North East Fall Conservation Gathering
Time & Location
Sep 29, 2022, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM CDT
Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, 1660 E Shore Dr, Green Bay, WI 54302, USA
About the Event
Come celebrate fall and harvest season with other women who share your commitment to land conservation! Gather ideas and information for establishing your land conservation plan and how to use the upcoming winter months for planning, research and connections with NRCS.
All women farmers, landowners and conservationists from Brown, Waupaca, Outagamie and surrounding counties are welcome to attend-- whatever your background, from beginners to experts!
Wisconsin Women in Conservation Host: Kirsten Slaughter & Alicia Razvi, Wisconsin Farmers Union
Lunch provided with hot apple cider
The Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS) is a beautiful 600 acre urban wildlife refuge featuring live animal exhibits, educational displays, miles of hiking/skiing trails and various wildlife viewing opportunities. It is the largest park in the Green Bay Park system and home to the second largest wildlife rehabilitation program in Wisconsin, caring for more than 6000 orphaned and injured animals annually.
Resource Experts Attending:
Brianna Schroeder, Conservationist, Door County Soil & Water Conservation Department
- Depending on weather we will either be indoors or outside
- Event is free to attend but registration is required and space is limited.
- All women, or anyone who identifies as such in a significant way, are welcome to attend – from landowners to farmers to conservationist enthusiasts – whatever your background, from beginners to experts!
- Our WiWiC events follow a Learning Circle model, with ample time and a safe space for story sharing, networking and collaborative learning. We all have something to both share and learn together.
- Masks will be required if the county in which the event is located is identified as red/high based on CDC data two weeks prior to the event. Attendees will be notified.
- Photos will be taken at this event and used for educational purposes only by WiWiC and the partner groups. If you do not wish to have your picture taken, let the on-site WiWiC host know.
- WiWiC is a family-friendly space and you are welcome to bring your children. We will have some independent kids activities available.
About Wisconsin Women in Conservation
WiWiC is a state-wide collaborative effort led by the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute in partnership with Wisconsin Farmers Union, Renewing the Countryside and Marbleseed (formerly MOSES). A three-year multi-faceted project funded by the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), WiWiC brings together Wisconsin women landowners to connect and learn about conservation practices, resources, and funding opportunities.