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KETTLE MORAINE NORTH – As fall transitions to winter, the Kettle Moraine State Forest Northern Unit offers a full schedule of fun and educational events.

Here is the full list of November and December activities in the Kettles:

Hop Away Rabbit Nature Storytime, Friday, Nov. 5, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Learn about the world of rabbits in this fun program for children 3-6 years old and accompanying adults. The event will take place at the Ice Age Visitor Center, N2875 Hwy 67, Campbellsport (one half mile west of Dundee).

Friends of the Kettle Moraine’s “Create a Winter Wreath,” Thursday, Nov. 11, 1-3:30 p.m. or 6-8:30 p.m.

Create a winter wreath using a variety of natural materials. The program is best for those over 12 years of age. To register, call 920-533-8322 or send an email to friendsofthekettlemoraine@gmail.com by Nov. 8. The cost is $20, with the fee payable to the Friends of the Kettle Moraine. The event will take place at the Zillmer Trail Shelter, W833 County Road SS in Campbellsport (between County Road G and Hwy 67 near New Prospect).

CSI – Northern Unit Exploring Nature Program, Saturday, Nov. 13, 10-11:30 a.m.

In this fun and educational event, families and groups with children 6-12 years of age will have a chance to become nature detectives. Through the examination of scat, bones and other evidence, guests will discover what animals were involved and then decide what happened in a variety of nature “crime scenes.” Ice Age Visitor Center (see above for address).

Stocking Up for Winter Nature Storytime, Friday, Nov. 19, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Learn about the food and materials animals store for winter in this fun and informative program for kids 3-6 years old and accompanying adults. Ice Age Visitor Center (see above for address)

Birds at My Feeder Nature Storytime, Friday, Dec. 3, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

This program for kids 3-6 years old and accompanying adults will look at the types of birds that may visit your bird feeder in winter. Ice Age Visitor Center (see above for address)

Wisconsin’s Winter Birds and How to Attract Them: An Evening with Nature Program, Thursday, Dec. 9, 7-8:30 p.m.

Learn what birds winter in Wisconsin and how to attract them to your yard with Naturalist Bill Volkert. This program is most appropriate for those over 12 years of age, and will take place at the Ice Age Visitor Center (see above for address).

Nature Crafts Exploring Nature Program, Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Using supplies found in nature, guests will create a variety of crafts including flower magnets, nature candles and evergreen wrapping paper. To ensure plenty of supplies will be available, call (920) 533-8322 by Dec. 9. This program is best for families and groups with children between 6 and 12 years old, and will take place at the Ice Age Visitor Center (see above for address).

Look! Look Again! Nature Storytime, Friday, Dec. 17, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Learn how animals use camouflage to survive in nature in this fun and educational program for children ages 3-6 and accompanying adults. Ice Age Visitor Center (see above for address).

Winter Solstice Night Hike, Tuesday, Dec. 21, 6:30-8 p.m.

Guests will gather around the campfire to share traditions of the longest night of the year. After that, they will embark on a journey through the dark woods to find out what animals are awake and braving the cold on a winter night. This program is best for families with children over 6 years of age, and will take place at the Zillmer Trail Shelter (see above for address).

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