Are you looking for a speaker to present to a group at your location? Riveredge naturalists have a wide array of 1 hour presentations geared towards all levels of learning. If you are looking for a more tailored topic, let us know and we can work with you to develop a presentation based on your needs.

Some of our available presentations include the following:

  • What is Riveredge Nature Center?
  • Managing your Prairie or Natural Area
  • Identifying Common Trees & Shrubs and Their Historic Uses
  • The Emerald Ash Borer is Here…Now What?
  • Under Invasion: Maintaining Wisconsin’s Natural Ecosystems
  • Biomimicry for Educators
  • Spring Bloomers: Common Spring Ephemerals in Wisconsin
  • Amphibians & Reptiles of WI
  • Bats of Wisconsin
  • A Little Birdie Once Told Me…
  • Rain Barrels and Rain Gardens
  • Birds in Your Backyard
  • Propagating Native Plants
  • Attracting Wildlife to Your Backyard
  • Citizen-Science Opportunities
  • Dragonflies and Damselflies of Wisconsin

To inquiry about having one of our environmental educators present to your group, please contact the Mary Holleback at or call (262) 375-2715.

Speaker fee is $50 within a 30 mile radius of Newburg, WI.  If a request is made for further than 30 miles, mileage cost will be added to the fee.

All Riveredge Business Members and any area Service Groups (i.e. Kiwanis Clubs, Lion’s Clubs, area Rotary Clubs) are free of charge.

To become a Riveredge Business Member contact Melanie Gonring at or call (262) 375-2715.