Be Community. Join us for an afternoon of togetherness and environmental stewardship on Saturday, September 25, from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. along the Table Bluff Segment in Dane County.
Be Curious. Come eager to learn more about biodiversity – why a variety of species, habitats, and ecosystems are so important to a healthy planet – and how seed collecting helps support it.
Be Interconnected. Seed collecting offers a perfect opportunity to chat and so will gathering around a bonfire while enjoying refreshments.
Agenda for Our Time Together:
2:00 p.m.: Arrive and Check-In (Expect a short, steep walk up the bluff; parking area below.)
2:30 p.m.: Welcome and introduction to prairie habitat and restoration, including event goals and expectations.
3:00–5:30 p.m.: Hike and Seed Collecting: Small groups
5:30–700 p.m.: Social – Networking – Refreshments (bonfire, hearty snacks and delicious goodies from Crossroads Coffeehouse, wine/beer/cider, non-alcoholic beverages, and s’more station).
Presentation & discussion about health and wellness and the connection to nature (SSM Health).
7:00 p.m.: Closing & Departure
Date & Time: Saturday, September 25, 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Area Map: Table Bluff Segment [PDF]
Participant limit: 50 women and girls
Ages: 5 and up
Registration: $12 per attendee (girls under 18 free).
COVID Note: Please bring a mask (or face covering) if you are unvaccinated or for your personal comfort when we are gathered in a group setting. Maintaining social distance will be possible throughout this event.
Thank you National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) for supporting this Trailtessa Retreat celebrating National Public Lands Day.