Join us on Saturday, September 23 for the second annual Focus on the Fox event. This FREE family-focused event will include many different ways to celebrate and enjoy the Fox River. The event will take place in and around the 1000 Islands Environmental Center and provide you and your family an opportunity to explore, learn, and even get a little wet!
Schedule of Activities click on the activity for more information
- 10:00 – 12:00 Fox River Clean-up with the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance Here is the link to sign up to volunteer https://app.donorview.com/19p4b
- 10:45 – 3:00 Fox Lock Demonstration – Kaukauna Lock #3 will have lock tenders showing how the lock chamber works. Shuttle Service by Kobussen Buses will be available.
- 10:00 – 2:00 Paper Making
- 10:00 – 3:00 Learn to Fish with the Kaukauna High School Fishing Team
- 10:00 – 3:00 Photo Scavenger Hunt – connect the river to many different parts of our lives and environment plus earn a chance for prizes!
- 10:00 Guided Nature Hike
- 12:00 – 2:00 Crayfish & Critter Hunt
- 12:30 Guided Nature Hike
- 2:00 Guided Nature Hike
- 10:00 – 2:00 The Power of the River Documentary Viewing
- Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance Information Booth – learn about the organization and how they protect our local rivers
- Kaukauna Public Library – explore a pop-up library, take a Storybook Walk on the boardwalk trail and learn more about indigenous groups that utilize the Fox River
- Grignon Mansion – learn about fur trading and the importance of the Fox River for travel, resources for indigenous people and the Grignons.
We would like to thank the following organizations for taking time to join us for the event:
- Fox Locks
- Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance
- Grignon Mansion
- J&R Aquatic Animal Rescue
- Kaukauna High School Fishing Team
- Kaukauna Public Library
- Kobussen Busses, Ltd.