At present, we don’t have sufficient snow for snowshoeing or skiing. We have an icy bed on the trails with about and inch or two of packed snow above in most areas. As of right now the Friday Night Hike is taking place and we suggest wearing boots with some manner of ice cleat (such […]
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Get outdoors and explore during this winter and beyond with a membership to Riveredge Nature Center! Enjoy 10 miles of trails on 379 acres of gorgeous wild habitat to explore any day you wish all year round. Additionally, Riveredge members receive discounts on programs, early registration for Summer Camp, access to member-only events, and more. […]
Dear Riveredge Community, Wow. I have to tell you, this morning I feel a combination of gratitude and astonishment that is hard to put into words. For Giving Tuesday, we created an initial goal of fundraising $5,000. Then based on your commitment, your leadership, we felt emboldened to double that goal to $10,000. Well…you […]
Riveredge Nature Center and MMSD Help Protect 287-acre Saukville property with Conservation Easement.
Many people know about Riveredge Nature Center as a place to visit for a hike to see wildlife or visit for a field trip, but you may not know that we also have The Riveredge Farm: an onsite 4-acre organic permaculture farm. We sell produce in our Visitor’s Center, and you can also purchase produce […]
If I learned anything this spring, it’s that our lives are an accumulation of habits sprinkled with a few deviations and vacations throughout the years. The contents of these habits, and what orients our pursuits, becomes our days and years and lifetimes. Exploring outdoors during a Pandemic When this Coronavirus came calling in March, our […]
Now that school is underway, you may be trying to incorporate what you gained from participating in Taking Education Outside the School Walls. We covered a lot of ground and I hope everyone walked away with a few nuggets of worthwhile information. Let’s circle back to how valuable it can be to scout your […]
Join Riveredge Nature Center for autumn outdoor 21+ food and drink series including Small Plates & Big Brews and Wine Walk hiking programs. Each program has limited capacity and takes place outdoors beginning or ending at the Riveredge Sugarbush House. These programs are scheduled throughout September, October, and November. These are intimate, collaborative experiences with […]
For a decade, Riveredge Nature Center has hosted a premier Homeschool Program helping families add science, environmental education, and inquiry-based outdoor exploration to their home curriculum. In the current Covid-19 landscape, the Riveredge Homeschool Ed-Ventures Program is seeing unprecedented registration, and has even added an extra day of homeschool scheduling. As a result, Riveredge is […]
I must admit, when I first encountered an Oak Opening, I had a hard time initially wrapping my brain around what was unique about the habitat. I looked up and could recognize that it contained oak trees, standing high in their far-reaching, craggy-branched splendor. “Ok, they’re oak trees,” I shrugged. Then one day it dawned […]