Celebrating Friends Volunteers

Friends of Kickapoo Valley  honor the volunteers that make it all happen. Good food and friends May 12 at the La Farge Park.

Posted on: May 26, 2022

WinterFest 2022 a Success!

KVR WinterFest 2022 was Saturday, Jan. 8. Events and fun for all ages. The Friends of KIckapoo Valley Reserve volunteers provided some great food!

Posted on: January 10, 2022

Friends Turn Over Forest School Building

On Oct. 21 Friends of Kickapoo Valley Reserve handed over the keys to the new Forest School building to the Kickapoo Valley Reserve. The Friends held official ownership during construction. Above, Friends Board members hand the keys to Reserve Board member Scott Lind who supervised construction.

Posted on: October 29, 2021

Kickapoo Pearls Now Available

KICKAPOO PEARLS: REDISCOVERED It could be said that the Kickapoo Valley History Project was a once in a generation effort—but that would sell it short.

Posted on: September 14, 2021

FoKVR Receives Prairie Seeder Donation

  Friends of the Kickapoo Valley Reserve received the generous donation of a tractor mounted prairie seeder from Steve Cottrell. Shown above with KVR Property Manager Jason Leis and  FoKVR president Tom Miron.

Posted on: June 16, 2021

Featured Events

Friends Adopt A Highway Clean Up

The Friends Adopt a Highway segment is along Hwy 131 from Harris Rd (just north of the Visitor Center) north to Cty Hwy P. The South half of the segment was completed Sunday, Apr 23. The North half Saturday, Apr 29.

Posted on: April 27, 2023

Garlic Mustard Gathering

Garlic Mustard Gathering was a weeklong, volunteer driven, stewardship event to remove invasive species (garlic mustard plants) from the Kickapoo Valley Reserve landscape. Over 300 pounds of garlic mustard was pulled!

Posted on: March 29, 2023

KVR Plant Walks

Watch for upcoming 2023 Plant Walks with volunteer local plant experts. Explore the unique and beautiful botany of the KVR! Click image for more information.

Posted on: March 23, 2023