Calendar of of Events
A view of Gateway Park and the surrounding area from atop Horseshoe Mound Preserve.

September

Sept 15 –Experience Horseshoe Mound -A walking tour, Horseshoe Mound Preserve, 1679 N Blackjack Rd, Galena, 1 pm.

Sept 19 –Fall Forest Hike at Schurmeier Forest, 147 E Reusch Rd, Elizabeth. 1-5 pm. Join staff and volunteers for a walk in the woods.

Sept 27 –Lunar eclipse viewing at Horseshoe Mound Preserve, 1679 N Blackjack Rd, Galena. 7-11 pm. View the lunar eclipse from the top of Horseshoe Mound and participate in educational sessions presented by planetary experts.

October

Oct 12 –Experience Horseshoe Mound -A walking tour, Horseshoe Mound Preserve, 1679 N Blackjack Rd, Galena, 1 pm.

Oct 16 –Conserving Water and Soil of the Driftless Region –A potluck speaker event about the conservation of water and soil. The potluck begins at 5:30 and the presentation will begin at 7 pm. Held at Woodbine Bend, 3500 E Center Rd, Stockton.

December

Dec 6 –Owl Prowl at Casper Bluff Land & Water Preserve, 870 S Pilot Knob Rd, Galena. 5-8 pm. An evening walk to learn about owls. Listen for their calls.

January

Jan 24 –Luminary Night Hike at Casper Bluff Land & Water Preserve, 870 S Pilot Knob Rd, Galena. 4:30-8:30 pm.

February

Feb 7,14, 21 & 28 –Eagle tours at Lost Mound Wildlife Refuge. Advance RSVP required by calling 815-858-9100.

Feb 21 –“Mysteries of the Driftless” film viewing and Q & A at the Galena Territory Owners’ Club, 611 Territory Dr, Galena.

March

March 7 & 14 –Eagle Tours at Lost Mound Wildlife Refuge. Advance RSVP required by calling 815-858-9100.

March 21 –Burn School at the Galena Territory Owners’ Club. 611 Territory Dr, Galena.