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Birds of Prey with TFT Educator Kim Trinkle.
Explore the world through the eyes of a hawk, eagle, owl, and other birds of prey. Learn about raptor adaptations, habitats, and the species found in Wisconsin. Meet TFT’s educational red-tailed hawk, Apollo.
Northwoods Weather! With Meteorologist Matt Benz from Channel 12 (7:15 PM)
Come learn about what makes the Northwoods unique when it comes to the weather! Be sure to bring plenty of questions as we spend time talking about the weather and why it's so important to our daily lives. ***If severe weather is in the forecast, Matt will be needed at the station. Alternate program: Bog Ecology or Reptiles and Amphibians
Invasive plants of the Northwoods with Wisconsin Headwaters Invasives Partnership Coordinator Rosie Page
Join Rosie as she demonstrates how to identify and report the 10 most common invasive plants in Vilas and Oneida Counties. Learn how to easily use a new smart phone or tablet app to contribute to Wisconsin’s database. Also get an update on the newly revised NR 40 Wisconsin invasive species legislation to ensure you are following all the rules!
Nature Photography with Jen Ruby-Durst
Learn how to take better nature/wildlife photos whether with a DSLR camera or on your phone. Explore how following the basics of photography will lead to better photography. Topcis to be included: composition, knowing your subject, and putting meaning into your photographs (things to consider before taking the photo).
Discovering our Water Connection with Naturalist and Adventurer David Kuckuk
Join David Kuckuk as he shares his 625-mile kayak journey on some of Wisconsin's most significant waterways. As an adventurer and educator, Kuckuk's expedition involved students and voyageur reinactors in an exploration of the science, history, and beauty that makes Wisconsin special. This program may be inspirational in planning your own Wisconsin adventure.
Woodpeckers of the Northwoods with Naturalist Licia Johnson
Woodpeckers are one of the most widely recognized groups of birds and are noted for their amazing adaptations and curious characteristics. Join North Lakeland Discovery Center Naturalist Licia Johnson as you explore these highly specialized birds and learn to recognize the ones in your own backyard.