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, September 22, 2018
    10:00am to 3:00pm

    Bird & Nature Outing - Edna Taylor area, September 22

    Explore Edna Taylor with Barney White ~ Master Naturalist Barney Taylor recently moved to Madison and enjoys helping people discover nearby nature nooks that we can enjoy every day right in the city! 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 education along the way. Co-sponsored by … 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

  • Saturday, October 20, 2018
    1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Hayrides & Hikes at Cherokee Marsh North

    Tour Cherokee Marsh on a tractor-pulled hay wagon, take a short guided hike, or do both! Plus enjoy free hot cider and marshmallows to roast on the fire. Hayrides are $3/person (Free for children 2 and under). Volunteers from the Friends of Cherokee Marsh will lead free, short nature hikes. No reservations needed; visit any time from 1 pm to 3:30 pm.  DATE: Saturday, October 20TIME: 1:00 to … Read more



A Conservation Tour Group

Owen Park in Fall