Now Accepting Photo Enteries

2023 Photo Contest entries are being accepted now through Oct. 13. For more info select the Friends Photo Contest link near the top of this page.

Posted on: September 13, 2023

Volunteers Appreciated!

The Friends 2023 Volunteer appreciation party was June 9th at the La Farge City Park. The Friends of Kickapoo Valley Reserve honor all the good work volunteers provide to the Friends organization and the Reserve itself. A good time was had by all! Click/tap for more photos.  

Posted on: June 13, 2023

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

Featured Events

KVR Staff Appreciation

Wednesday, Aug. 23 was the Friends Staff Appreciation party. A big THANK YOU to the folks that make the Reserve happen on a daily basis.

Posted on: August 25, 2023

Pictues from Garden Walk 2023

Seven lovely gardens in Viroqua were on tour Saturday, July 15. Over 100 people took the tour. Here’s some of what they saw.        

Posted on: June 8, 2023

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