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Wisconsin’s Reptiles and Amphibians

Saturday, May 6th 11:00am-12:00pm

Join us for an exciting and educational presentation by the Madison Area Herpetological Society, covering many of the commonly seen/encountered reptile and amphibian species, as well as Wisconsin’s two venomous snakes, and those of greatest interest. Afterwards there will be an opportunity for a Q&A and a show and tell with some amazing critters!

Fee: $10 Members • $13 Public • $5 Under 18

Location: Cook-Albert Fuller Center


Who Croaks There?

Saturday, May 6th 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Join us as we listen for the quacks, trills, peeps, and snores of the frog species that live here in Door County. After a short presentation to learn about the frogs and their sounds, we’ll take a hike to listen for the frogs. Suitable for ages 5 & up. Limit: 20 people

Fee: $10 Members • $13 Public • $5 Under 18

Location: Cook-Albert Fuller Center

Discovery Bird Hikes

Saturdays May 6, 13 & 20 at 6:30 am

Join fellow birding enthusiasts for a morning excursion into the woods, fields and shoreline around Baileys Harbor. All members of our group collaborate to identify the birds we see. Both beginners and experienced birders welcome! Bring binoculars if desired.

Fee: Free for Members • $5 Public

Location: Meet at the Ridges Cabins, 8288 Cty Q

Guided Appel’s Bluff Hikes

Sunday, May 7th at 2:00 pm

Join a naturalist to explore this varied landscape featuring ledges, a hardwood forest, and open fields. Moderate to easy hiking. Wear appropriate footwear.

Fee: $5 Members • $8 Public • Under 18 free

Location: Cook-Fuller Center, then to trail head

For more information about these and other programs at The Ridges, visit or call 920-839-2802.