Exploring Madison Conservation Parks - Free tour of Edna Taylor Park

August 3, 2009

Madison Parks will be hosting free monthly tours of Madison Conservation Parks. The tours will be led by a Madison Parks staff member and will focus on a unique park and unique natural feature of that park. Madison Parks has 14 conservation parks comprising over 1600 acres. Each conservation park focuses on the restoration of native plant and animal communities while providing educational areas and opportunities for all.

August 5, 6:30p.m.
Edna Taylor Conservation Park, 802 Femrite Drive
Exploring successful wetland and oak savannah restoration

Upcoming Free Tours

August 22, 8:30a.m.
Cherokee Marsh, Upper Yahara River Tour
Bring your own canoe or kayak and meet at the School Road boat landing
Partnering with the Madison Audubon Society, the tour will focus on the restoration work on Cherokee Marsh

September 9, 6:00p.m.
Cherokee Marsh, Mendota Unit
Meet at Meadow Ridge Park on Meadow Valley Drive
Partnering with the Friends of Cherokee Marsh, tour will focus on the largely unknown and unique features of the Mendota Unit of Cherokee Marsh

October 11, 2p.m.
Cherokee Marsh, 6098 N. Sherman Drive
Partnering with the Friends of Cherokee Marsh, tour will focus on the Fall Colors

November 1, 6:00p.m.
Owen Conservation Park, 6021 Old Sauk Rd.
Day of the Dead - Full Moon Walk, followed by a campfire and hot cocoa!

Contact:
  • Laura Whitmore, 266-5949