Entries by Matt Gaboury

2018 Southern WI Restoration Field Day Experts

Want to learn more about the amazing folks presenting at this year’s Restoration Field Day? You’re in luck! —- Andrew Struck, Planning And Parks Director- Ozaukee County Presenting: Ozaukee County Aquatic Connectivity and Habitat Restoration – Adaptive Management to Meet Multiple Goals                       Andrew Struck […]

Frothy Forage Helpful Tips

Woo-hoo! An awesome day of celebrating great drinks and the great outdoors awaits! Thanks for joining the fun. Here’s some helpful tips to make your Frothy experience fantastic. Registrants can expect an email closer to the event with full details All parking for event attendees is at Fireman’s Park in Newburg (508 Main Street, Newburg, […]

Riveredge Ride Helpful Tips

We’re so glad you’ll be joining us for another incredible year of the Riveredge Ride on Sunday, June 23! Here are some important updates to keep in mind before the big day! Parking: A reminder that all parking and the start of all routes take place at Fireman’s Park in Newburg (508 Main St, Newburg, WI 53090), right […]

Christmas Bird Count Results

Near the end of each year, Riveredge coordinates a Christmas Bird Count, where volunteer counters go out into the field or even watch at their own home feeders, documenting every bird they can spot and identify. Ultimately, this data, and similar data from all around the country, is reported to the National Audubon Society, fueling […]

The Importance of Playing Naturally

As Riveredge celebrates 50 years of connecting kids with the natural world in 2018, we want to be a continued part of spreading this movement throughout our local communities. That’s why we’re excited to be launching a new Playing Naturally Initiative, offering our assistance in creating simple and cost-effective, yet proven, nature-based play areas that […]

From My Riveredge Family To Yours – Thank You!

It’s because of you.                               Dear Riveredge family, The child catching a crayfish… The woodcock protecting its young… The grandparent explaining the woodpecker hole… The young sturgeon swimming free… The student comparing prairie seeds… The family laughing in the woods… These […]

50th Flashback

It’s a little hard to believe, but Riveredge, the little dream that could, is celebrating 50 years of changing lives through environmental education in 2018! As we enter a big year of 50th anniversary celebrations, we wanted to include a photo spread in our most recent print newsletter of the early history of Riveredge some […]

Share Your Heart

              Heart of Canal Street is Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s signature community program that raises funds for children’s charities – and Riveredge is in the running to be a beneficiary! Heart of Canal Street has raised nearly $17 million for hundreds of area children’s charities since 1994. The program […]

Balancing Technology and Nature

With our first post on Riveredge Nature Center’s philosophy behind the balance between technology and nature shared with the world (see Curiosity as the App), it’s time to give some practical examples for parents, grandparents, educators, or even child-care providers to put into practice purposeful use of technology that aims to enhance children’s connection to […]