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Welty Environmental Center

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October 2021

Full Moon Hikes at Welty

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Welty Environmental Center, 1201 Big Hill Court
Beloit, 53511
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$10 – $12

Walk in a moon-lit forest. We will practice walking silently, slowly, and observing the wonders of the park under a full moon. This is a guided hike. We will meet at the center briefly. We will start with a short Native American story. Then we will hike in the forest. We will cover 1 to 2 miles. Flashlights will not be needed. If you bring one, you will be asked not to use it. Winter months will be cold. Please…

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Owl Pellet Dissection and Hike

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Welty Environmental Center, 1201 Big Hill Court
Beloit, 53511
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$10 – $12

This event is part of the Wisconsin Science Festival (October 21-24, 2021).#WiSciFest Join the Welty Environmental Center at Big Hill Park to learn more about the lives of owls. We will explore owl’s diet by dissecting owl pellets, play games to learn how owls hunt, and take a night hike to listen for them in the Big Hill Forest. This program is designed for ages 6 to 12, but all ages will find something interesting in this program. Please register…

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November 2021

Gobblers on the Go at Welty!

November 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Welty Environmental Center, 1201 Big Hill Court
Beloit, 53511
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Free

Join us for a birding hike on November 13th to explore how lively Big Hill Park can be during the winter! A lot of animals either hibernate, undergo torpor (short-term hibernation), or want nothing to do with the cold and, therefore, migrate. Some birds in Canada migrate south for the winter and land in Beloit! Other animals, however, do not migrate and stay active during the winter. Participants will learn the basics of migration and observe real-time migration patterns of…

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