Workshops & Training

about2We annually offer workshops and training opportunities for landowners, teachers and the general public on varied subjects.  Subjects vary from chainsaw safety, tree and plant identification, forest land planning, controlling invasive species, encouraging wildlife, to curricula for teachers to use with students.

Refer to the Events Calendar to see what is on the agenda.


Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin Field Trips

Register for field trips through the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin. Registration for 2021 Field Trips opens Thursday, April 1st at NOON.

Beginning Birding 101

Birding has become one of Wisconsin’s most popular outdoor recreation activities! Birding offers many benefits, including relaxation, exercise and getting out in the natural world. Wisconsin has a rich diversity of bird species, with over 400 species recorded in the state! Join us as we learn how to identify birds, guidelines for selecting binoculars, the yearly life cycle of birds, and tips on good times and places for birding.
April 24th, 10am – 12pm
Location: Burlington, WI
Leader(s): Rick Fare & Nancy Carlson
$18 per person
Class limited to 10 people
Click here to register through the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin website.

Paddle on the Des Plaines

Meander down the Des Plaines River to discover scenic beauty and a variety of wildlife. Paddle calm waters through mixed hardwood forest to discover the wild beauty of southeastern Wisconsin. Note this looping trip requires no shuttling. YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN CANOE/KAYAK. No bathrooms on site.
May 1st, 9am – 12pm
Location: Kenosha, WI
Leader(s): Nick Spittlemeister & Nancy Carlson
$18 per person
Class limited to 10 people
Click here to register through the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin website.