Discover Madison’s Wild Side – North Cherokee Marsh
Madison Parks is hosting free monthly tours of Madison Conservation Parks. The tours are led by a Madison Parks staff member and co-sponsored by the Madison Audubon Society. Each tour will focus on a different 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.
North Cherokee Marsh Diverse natural habitats in a large landscape provide a mecca for birds and other wildlife. A large oak savanna restoration is underway with hopes of attracting red headed woodpeckers some day.