For a full list of our 2023 Spotlight on Nature events, go here.

Earth Fair: Spotlight on Nature Event Series Launch! Bugs in the Garden, 11:20am reading

Marshview Room, Myrick Park Center 789 Myrick Park Dr, La Crosse, WI

Part of La Crosse Earth Fair: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Event focus: Insects (decomposers) Join the DABB Team and WisCorps members in the WisCorps garden at Myrick Park and explore the wonderful world of DECOMPOSERS! Listen to a book reading (there will be two readings: 11:20am & 2:45pm) and then go and find decomposers […]

Earth Fair: Spotlight on Nature Event Series Launch! Insects

Marshview Room, Myrick Park Center 789 Myrick Park Dr, La Crosse, WI

Event focus: Insects Presenters: Bug Hartsock, Danielle Hudson, Drew Lysaker Part of La Crosse Earth Fair: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm This event is part of the Spotlight on Nature Event Series The series, part of the Driftless Area BioBlitz 2023 Nature Challenge, is your chance to participate in a bioblitz with experts sharing their […]

Earth Fair: Spotlight on Nature Event Series Launch! Bugs in the Garden, 2:45pm reading

Marshview Room, Myrick Park Center 789 Myrick Park Dr, La Crosse, WI

Part of La Crosse Earth Fair: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Event focus: Insects (decomposers) Join the DABB Team and WisCorps members in the WisCorps garden at Myrick Park and explore the wonderful world of DECOMPOSERS! Listen to a book reading (there will be two readings: 11:20am & 2:45pm) and then go and find decomposers […]

Migratory Bird Celebration

Details at the end of this post. Event focus: Birds Come visit the Driftless Area BioBlitz booth: 9:00 am–12:00 pm Part of the Spotlight on Nature Event Series The series, part of the Driftless Area BioBlitz 2023 Nature Challenge, is your chance to participate in a bioblitz with experts sharing their passion for and knowledge of […]

Spring Wildflowers, Ferns, and Lichens

Villa St. Joseph – Franciscan Sisters W2658 WI-33, La Crosse, WI

Details about the event are below. Activity: The Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration would like to welcome you to their land on St. Joseph Ridge for a partnership event with Driftless Area BioBlitz. Join us for an afternoon spent learning about some organisms easily found in springtime– spring ephemeral wildflowers, ferns, and lichens–as we hike […]

Bugs in the Garden

Myrick Park, Native Gardens & Discovery Room 789 Myrick Park Dr, La Crosse, WI

See details at the bottom of this page. Event focus: Insects (decomposers) Join the DABB Team and WisCorps members in the WisCorps garden at Myrick Park and explore the wonderful world of DECOMPOSERS! Listen to a book reading (readings start at 12:45 and will be done every 15 minutes) and then go and find decomposers […]

NOCTURNAL INSECTS

Villa St. Joseph – Franciscan Sisters W2658 WI-33, La Crosse, WI

Details at the end of this post and a link to FREE tickets to come. Event focus: Moths (nocturnal) Presenter: Ted Wilson, Biology Professor at Viterbo University Activity: The Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration would like you to join us for an evening on their land on St. Joseph Ridge.  Partnering again with Driftless Area BioBlitz, […]

Native Plants & Insects!

Myrick Park, Native Gardens & Discovery Room 789 Myrick Park Dr, La Crosse, WI

See below for event details.  Event focus: Native Plants & Insects Nectar and/or pollen attracts many types of pollinators, including bees, butterflies, flies, wasps and beetles. The Myrick Native Gardens consist of a rain garden, pollinator garden, areas extending from the patio on the north, a native tall grass area to the west of the building, […]

Insects at Myrick Park

Myrick Park, Native Gardens 789 Myrick Park Dr, La Crosse, WI

(See details at the bottom of this page) Presenter: Barrett Klein, UW-La Crosse Entomology Professor Activity: There will be pulse-pounding displays of some of the most glorious insects on Earth, and Barrett will discuss examples of ways in which insects have affected our culture and history, from fashion to food, music to movies, and politics […]

Fungi

Lower Hixon Trailhead 2600 Old Quarry Rd, La Crosse, WI

Details at the end of this post and a link to FREE tickets to come. Event focus: Fungi Activity:  Fungi play many important roles in the environment as decomposers, pathogens, and essential partners of other organisms. Todd will talk about fungal biology, then we will collect fungi in lower Hixon Forest, and then discuss our finds. […]