Recurring Events          

Waukesha Green Drinks
Fourth Thursday of each month
6:00-7:30pm
Good Harvest Market Cafe (upstairs meeting room) 2205 Silvernail Road, Pewaukee, WI 53072

Join us for a fun, no pressure, informal gathering of like-minded individuals who want to learn more about
sustainability in Waukesha County. New topic and speaker each month.





May 2017            


Bird hikes

Sundays in May
7-9 am 
Lapham Peak, Delafield 

The Friends of Lapham Peak presents weekly bird hikes Sundays in May. Join fellow birders for two hours in the morning on May 7, 14, 21 and/or 28. Meet at Evergreen parking lot. Dress for the weather; bring binoculars and a bird book if you have one.



Wild Ones Menomonee Park Woodland Trails
Tuesday, May 9
6:30 pm
Menomonee Park, Menomonee Falls

Take a self-guided stroll through the campground and adjacent woodland trails. This is a repeat visit to enjoy sweeping carpets of toad lily, sedges and many other early native woodland plants. Menomonee Park is a Waukesha County park, user fees will apply, Meet at the Family Campground parking lot. 



9th Annual Native Plant Sale
Saturday, May 13
9 am-2 pm
Village Parking Lot, Pewaukee

The Pewaukee River Partnership presents the 9th Annual Native Plant Sale. Over 50 species available. All plants come in 2-½” pots, priced at $2.50 each.



Electronics and Appliance Recycling Event
Saturday, May 13
9 am-12 pm
City of Muskego

Muskego will be hosting a special one-day collection of electronics and appliances open to Waukesha County residents. Items that will be collected at the event for a cash only fee include television sets ($20 each) and Cathode Ray Tube computer monitors ($5 each).  These additional items will be collected at no fee: computers, other computer monitors, printers, keyboards, laptops, scanners, DVD players, VCRs, stereos, cell phones, telephones, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, refrigerators, microwaves, watercoolers, freezers, water heaters, washer/dryers, stoves, oven/ranges, dishwashers.





June 2017            

Wild Ones Plant Sale with Johnson's Nursery
Month of June
Johnson’s Nursery, Menomonee Falls

Discounts of 40 percent off select native plants to Wild Ones Members, with proof of membership required - current membership card, email confirmation of membership renewal or postcard that will be mailed and emailed to all members in May. Non-members are welcome to sign up to take advantage of the discount.



Friends of Vernon Marsh Golf Outing, Dinner and Auction
Friday, Jun 2
Begins at 10:30 am
Broadlands Golf Club, North Prairie

Former Superbowl Champion, Green Bay Packer, LeRoy Butler, inventor of the Lambeau Leap, will be golfing with us, having dinner, and helping us auction items to raise funds for the Friends of the Vernon Marsh. Cost of $150 per person for the golf package. $50 for dinner and auction only. 



Free Fun Weekend in Wisconsin
Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4
Lapham Peak, Delafield 

The first weekend in June (June 3-4), no state park admission stickers or trail passes are required. 
No state park admission stickers or trail passes are required June 3-4. Ride the Glacial Drumlin Trail bike trail. It is also Free Fishing Weekend when people may fish without fishing licenses or state trout stamps. Visit the Hausmann Nature Center both days from 1:00 -4:30 pm. See the exhibits, have the children explore the Kids Korner and shop for items at the Coneflower Gift Shop. Picnic and grill out using one of the grills around the park.



MPM’s BioBlitz at Fox River Park
Saturday, Jun 10
10 am-3 pm
Fox River Park, Waukesha

BioBlitz is a 24-hour event where scientists work together to see how many species of plants and animals they can find in one area. On Friday, June 9th, some of Wisconsin’s best science minds from MPM and other local institutions will converge on the Waukesha County Park to discover its native biodiversity. The BioBlitz will be open to the public on Saturday, June 10. Meet the scientists, see what species they’ve found, and take part in hands-on activities.



Wild Ones Guided Tour of a Native Coastal Prairie/Wetland 
Saturday, Jun 17
10 am
Chiwaukee Prairie, Kenosha 

Held at the Chiwaukee Park/Arboretum, this guided tour is a joint project with The Nature Conservancy and Wisconsin DNR. Please visit the website for a detailed description of this unique native habitat. Bring a bag lunch.




Lake Country Clean Water Festival
Saturday, June 23 and 24
Lakefront Park, Pewaukee
 
This event will take place in conjunction with the 20th Annual Pewaukee Kiwanis Beach Party, June 24-25 at Lakefront Park in downtown Pewaukee. The mission of the Lake Country Clean Water Festival is to raise awareness for the increasing need for active preservation of Lake Country’s lakes and to raise money for funding efforts to improve lake quality so that everyone may continue to enjoy their recreational use and beauty.



Summer Solstice
Saturday, Jul 8
6-9 pm
Lapham Peak, Delafield

Enjoy the beat of Tom Klein (Bike Dr.) and his band The Front at the Fort Picnic Shelter by Homestead Hollow area (follow the accessible trail). Proceeds from the event will benefit snowmaking and other park projects. More information will follow.