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A Wisconsin Master Naturalist Advanced Training
Thursday, January 25 - Saturday, January 27
Thursday, January 25 — Saturday January 27
Graduates of the Wisconsin Master Naturalist program are invited to spend a cozy winter weekend at Forest Lodge learning about nature in winter with Master Naturalist Instructor Emily Stone. The training begins at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday. Wildlife ecologists Sarah Boles and Adrian Wydeven will present an indoor and outdoor workshop on animal tracking. We’ll spend an afternoon with retired fish biologist Dave Neuswanger investigating Lake Namakagon through the ice, dissecting fish, and examining plankton. Our final morning will focus on the ecology of Fairyland State Natural Area with natural resources professor Jon Martin. Enjoy evenings listening to guest speakers and socializing in front of the fireplace. All meals are included. Registration cost is $200 with lodging at the historic Gatehouse, and $135 for commuters. Register online at www.cablemuseum.org by January 15. Learn more at under Adult Naturalist Programs on cablemuseum.org OR on www.wimasternaturalist.org under the Advanced Training tab.