Conservation Park Events

Conservation staff and volunteers host a number of events, workshops and projects throughout the year, including guided nature walks April through October.

Upcoming Dates

  • Saturday, July 28, 2018
    10:00am to 11:30am

    Bird & Nature Outing - Edna Taylor area, July 28

    Summer in Full Swing with Tara Van Dollen ~ Discover and explore what is most active in nature during the peak of summer a guided walk beginning at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center and continuing through the Edna Taylor Conservation Park.  Join a naturalist for an easy family-friendly walk from Aldo Leopold Nature Center into beautiful Edna Taylor Conservation Park and enjoy a bit of nature … Read more

  • Wednesday, August 8, 2018
    6:30pm to 8:00pm

    Conservation Park Tour - Cherokee Marsh South

    Moving downriver from the North Unit, we can observe different land uses and challenges for protecting the natural resources at this conservation park.  Come and learn about efforts to maintain this habitat within the context of our modern landscape. Conservation Park Tours are a staff guided, easy walk held seasonally at various conservation parks. These events are free to attend, … Read more

  • Wednesday, September 12, 2018
    5:30pm to 7:00pm

    Conservation Park Tour - Edna Taylor

    Tucked in Madison's eastside, adjacent to the Aldo Leopold Nature Center, this park is part of a larger urban natural area that serves many functions. Join us at Edna Taylor and learn about some of these. Conservation Park Tours are a staff guided, easy walk held seasonally at various conservation parks. These events are free to attend, family-friendly and no registration is required. Walks are … Read more

  • Wednesday, October 10, 2018
    5:30pm to 7:00pm

    Conservation Park Tour - Cherokee Marsh North

    With so much to see, we needed a second tour of the North Unit of Cherokee Marsh.  Even if you went on this tour in June, you will still gain different insights into this ecosystem. Conservation Park Tours are a staff guided, easy walk held seasonally at various conservation parks. These events are free to attend, family-friendly and no registration is required. Walks are held rain or … Read more

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