KVR volunteers gathered Tuesday evening (4/18) to begin the gardening season. In an hour before the rain came, the crew was able to clear out most of the remains of last year to let the beautiful spring blooms shine through. More gardeners are always welcome! No experience necessary! Work dates for May are Tuesday … Continue reading Spring Gardening at the Reserve Begins
Ciiporoke (pronounced “chee-poe-doe-kay” in Ho Chunk) means … Continue reading Construction of New Ciiporoke (chee-poe-doe-kay) Begins
Congratulations to the winners of the Friends of the KVR 2016 Annual Photography Contest! The Friends of the KVR appreciate all who entered and voted. This years winners are: Adult Division Winner, Timothy Hansel (left) – “Campsite K Milky Way” Student Division Winner, Caelum Grant (right) – “Rocks of the Woods” … Continue reading PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS
One of Janet Kruk’s final activities as a Board member was to create a digital display of KVR photo contest entries. In the past months, people in La Farge have been able to view the display at the clinic, library and bank. Many have stopped in the midst of their busy day to soak in the beauty of the Reserve. The unit will move … Continue reading KVR Photo Display Travels the Driftless
We are “likin’ lichens” at the KVR and we’d like you to join us. Check out our new website https://lichenkvr.wordpress.com and blog for information on lichens, our citizen science lichen survey project and how you can be involved, beautiful lichen pictures, and more. Started by KVR Friend members and Master Naturalists Susan Cushing and Marylou LaMonda, the … Continue reading Friend Members Launch KVR Lichens Website
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The Friends of the Kickapoo Valley Reserve held a nature poetry contest for grades 3rd-8th in recognition of Earth Day. Ninety two entries were received. A panel of judges selected twenty-two “Poets of Merit” and those students were asked to read their poems at the at the annual Spring Fling on 4/29/17. Over 100 people were … Continue reading 2017 Earth Day Poetry Contest
Mark your Calendar! Spring Fling April 29th, 2017 3-7:00 Hikes! Lectures! Fly Casting, Hula Hooping, Llamas! Great meal from 4:30-6:30 Youth Poets of Merit Reading! Silent Auction and Raffle Star gazing at 8:00 PM
EARTH DAY POETRY CONTEST! For Grades 3-4; 4-5; 6-7 Submit any type of poem with a nature theme (weather, seasons, animals, plants, water, night sky, etc.) Participation ribbons to all entrants; Poets of Merit selected from each age group Winning poems will be read during the KVR Spring Fling Saturday, April 29 and posted on the … Continue reading 2017 EARTH DAY POETRY CONTEST!
On Friday evening, March 3, 2017 the Opening Gala was held for the second annual “Canvas Exhibit”. Those in attendance viewed the community submissions as well as canvasses donated by local artists. Dessert was served as well as pleasant harp music to accompany viewing. The online auction will continue through March 26, 2017 at www.BiddingOwl.com … Continue reading Creative Communities Art Exhibit Opening Gala