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Please call the center at 920-766-4733 at least one week prior to event to register for all events  
1000 Islands Environmental Center is open all year round
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM weekdays and
10:00 AM to 3:30 PM Saturdays and Sundays
 
October 10, Tuesday FOX CITIES BOOK FESTIVAL 6:30 PM A Storied Wilderness: Rewilding the Apostle Islands? How do we understand the meaning of human history in places we value as wilderness? Jim Feldman explores this question as he discusses the environmental history of the Apostle Islands.
October 12, Thursday GIRL SCOUT HIKER BADGE CLINIC 6:00-8:00 PM Put a night time twist on your Hiker Badge through some self guided stations and a guided hike.  Pre-registration and payment required.  Contact the Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes for registration.
October 14, Saturday BEARS CUB SCOUT CLINIC: BEAR NECESSITIES/A BEAR GOES FISHING 1 10 AM-12:30 PM or 1-3:30 PM Learn some great outdoor adventure skills by completing two adventures. Learn some basic outdoor skills like setting up tents and knot tying. Then focus on fishing. Find out the rules, learn about the equipment, then go fishing. All fishing equipment is provided and all requirements for both electives will be completed. Pre-registration and payment is required.
October 24, Tuesday FALL FROLIC 6:00 PM  Celebrate autumn with some stories, nature activity, fall craft and refreshments. *New for 2017: Gather some fall leaves and other items before the program to use in the craft.*
November 4, Saturday WOLVES CUB SCOUT CLINIC: FINDING YOUR WAY ELECTIVE ADVENTURE 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM or 1:00 - 3:00 PM Maps and compasses are the key to finding your way through this clinic. Leaders will guide their scouts on a marked hike and complete a scavenger hunt using a compass. Completes all requirements 1-5. Pre-registration and payment is required
December 6, Wednesday VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION, TRAINING AND TREE TRIMMING PARTY 5:00 PM All ages. Under 14 should be accompanied by an adult. Interested in becoming a 1000 Islands Volunteer? Join us for our annual tree trimming party and volunteer dinner to meet our volunteer family and learn what volunteering is all about. Please register at least one week in advance.
December 12, Tuesday UPCYCLED HOLIDAY GIFTS 6:30 PM  Use old materials to make wonderful new creations just in time for the gift giving season!
December 27, Thursday EAGLES ON THE FOX 3:30 PM  Join the Naturalist at the KAUKAUNA PUBLIC LIBRARY to learn about our wintering bald eagles and head outside to watch for them along the river as the sun sets.
January 16, Tuesday SNOWY OWLS IN WISCONSIN 6:30 PM  The past few winters have brought many snowy owls into the state.  Learn more about these magnificent birds, including why they are here and where you can safely view them.
January 27, Saturday

EAGLE DAYS All Day. Join us for the 4th Annual celebration of the Bald Eagle.  Activities will include eagle observations, presentations, hands-on activities and a craft for the kids.  Watch our Facebook page and website for more details.

February 2, Friday MOONLIGHT NIGHT HIKE 6:30 PM  Hike the trails with the just the light of the moon, stars and naturalist to guide you.  If there is ample snow on the ground we will lend out snowshoes to turn it into a snowshoe hike.  Hot chocolate will be provided after the hike.  Please register at least one week in advance.
March 10, Saturday KIWANIS PANCAKE & PORKIE BREAKFAST 9 AM - 12 PM  Stop down for a delicious breakfast put on by the Kaukauna Kiwanis club and taste some 1000 Islands maple syrup.  Visitors will also be encouraged to head outside and learn about the maple syrup making process.  Tickets for the breakfast can be purchased at the door.  The hike is free and open to all.
March 27, Tuesday SEED STARTING WORKSHOP 6:30 PM Learn the proper technique and timing for starting your garden plants from seed.  The program will include some great info for adults as well some fun stories for kids.  Everyone will leave with some planted seeds to care for.