Environmental Fun Fair
- 07/09/2023 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Join Dane County Parks for an Environmental Fun Fair located on the grounds of our Lussier Family Heritage Center facility. This FREE fun afternoon will be full of hands on activities centered around nature, recreation, and science and have learning opportunities appropriate for all ages. Activities under both solar shelter, the big oak tree and the lower level of the Center. Parking is available at the Heritage Center and across the road at the Capital City Trail/Lower Yahara River Trail Trailhead (3102 Lake Farm Road).
Activities will include (grouped by location):
In Front of the Center
Guided Prairie Walks (at 1:15, 1:45, 2:15, 2:45, 3:15) - Friends of Capital Springs Recreation Area
Mobil Trash Lab - Dane County Waste & Renewables
⛰️ Hiking Stick Decoration + Leave No Trace information - Ice Age Trail Alliance
Camping Demo with Sierra Club Four Lakes Group
Under the Big Oak Tree
🚲 Energy Cycle - MG&E
⚡ Renewable Energy Info - Dane County Office of Energy & Climate Change
📖 Climate Change Story Times & Kids' Experiments - by Faiths Connect for Climate Action
🐦 Bird and Nature Activities - Madison Friends of Urban Nature (FUN)
Hands on STEM activity – Dane County 4H and UW Biotechnology Center
Diagnostic Laboratory with Microscope - WI Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
Solar Experiment and Demo Board - KEEP (WI K-12 Energy Education Program)
Recycling Game - Sustain Dane
Wind Turbine Design Challenge - Wisconsin Energy Institute
💡 Discovering Basic Electricity - Wisconsin Science Museum
Native Plants and Pollinators - UW Extension
🦴 Wisconsin Fossils + Geologic Timeline - University of Wisconsin Geology Museum
🎨 Face Painting - Antsy Pants Paints
Rainfall Simulator - Madison Area Municipal Stormwater Partnership
🎨 Block Printing with Native Plant stamps - Wild Ones Madison
🦊 Wisconsin Habitats and Wildlife Activity + Craft - Henry Vilas Zoo
Learn about amphibians and reptiles - Madison Area Herpetological Society
Restrooms are available near the front entrance of the Heritage Center.
Spanish interpreters will be on site and available to help where needed.
Lussier Family Heritage Center (3101 Lake Farm Rd, Madison)
Categories: Festival, Kids & Family, Parks