July 8, 2015

Friends July/August/September Calendar

Paddles. Hikes and Volunteer Opportunities:

July 18, Saturday  Hike Beulah Bluff Preserve 9:00am We welcome you to visit Beulah Bluff Preserve and its outstanding overlook. Meet Eric Tarman-Ramcheck. He and his family partnered with the Kettle Moraine Land Trust to protect this special place. Areas of the preserve have been restored. Note that no restrooms or water are available at the site.

Directions: Beulah Bluff Preserve is located at the corner of Beulah Heights and Bakavi Way in East Troy. If the lot fills, please park on Bekavi Way north of the drive. Please do not park along the driveway as sensitive habitats occur here.

July 25, Saturday  Adopt-A-Highway Clean-Up at County Road LO 9 a.m. Sunday Rain Date.

August 15, Saturday Paddle the Lake Beulah Tributary if the road is open, TBD.

September 12, Saturday Paddle Eagle Springs Lake to Lulu Lake
Directions: WDNR Eagle Spring Boat Launch, Wambold Road off of County Highway E

The classic Mukwonago River paddle. Boat rentals available at Eagle Springs Pub. Lulu Lake is a 95-acre kettle lake with excellent water quality and surrounding fens, bogs, sedge meadows, prairie remnants and oak openings. Lulu Lake State Natural Area includes more than 1,800 acres of WDNR/Nature Conservancy land, offering visitors a rare opportunity to experience this diversity of ecosystems in close proximity.

Workshops for Aquatic Invasive Species:
August 4, Tuesday Invasive Species Education Series Workshop- Citizen Monitoring 6:00-8:00pm at Mukwonago Community Library, 511 Division St.
Tony Summers, Great Lakes Early Detection Network
Register at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/friends-of-the-mukwonago-river-citizen-invasive-species-monitoring-gledn-tickets-17434251315

August 8, Saturday  Invasive Species Education Series Workshop/Demonstration- Citizen Lake Monitoring & Field ID 8:30am-12:30pm
Paul Skawinski, Citizen Lake Monitoring Network & Jerry Ziegler, The Nature Conservancy at TNC Lulu Lake Preserve,  East side of Bluff Road, East Troy Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/friends-of-the-mukwonago-river-citizen-lake-monitoring-invasive-species-id-tickets-17434360642

September 17, Thursday Invasive Species Education Series Workshop : Prairie Restoration for the Landowner
Dan Carter, Southeast Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission at Town of Eagle Municipal Building, 820 E Main St. Eagle 53119

September 19, Saturday Invasive Species Education Series Demonstration:Prairie Restoration for the Landowner
Jacki Lewis, Landowner & Dan Carter, Southeast Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission
Lewis-Adduci Property, S90w34240 County Road NN, West of CTH E, Eagle 53119